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Schwerin Cathedral - Things to Know Before Visiting

Am Dom 4, 19055 Schwerin, Germany

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About Schwerin Cathedral

It is called Schweriner Dom in German, an Evangelical Lutheran Cathedral located in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It was established by Henry the Lion in the late 12th century. The tower, is 117.5 meters high and was built between 1889 - 1893. It has the tallest church spire in the state.


Attractions Near Schwerin Cathedral

Mecklenburg State Theatre
Mecklenburg State Theatre0.34km from Schwerin Cathedral

It is the main theatre in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The theatre has 650 seats and is used to perform plays, opera, musical theatre and ballet. It was built between 1883 - 1886 after the previous theatre was destroyed by a fire.

Schwerin Castle
Schwerin Castle0.6km from Schwerin Cathedral

A Castle in Schwerin city, the capital of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It is located on an island in Lake Schwerin, and most parts of the castle was built between 1845 - 1857. For centuries the castle was the home of the dukes and grand dukes of Mecklenburg and later Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Today parts of it serve as the residence of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state parliament, other parts are open for tourists.

Schaalsee
Schaalsee32.09km from Schwerin Cathedral

The 24 km² large Schaalsee is a lake on the border between Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in Germany It is one of the deepest lakes in Germany and was in 2019 as a Living Lake of the Year Award. It was home to a good population of large predatory fish and also there are several islands and peninsulas in the Schaalsee, of which the Kampenwerder peninsula is the largest.

Ratzeburger See
Ratzeburger See46.56km from Schwerin Cathedral

The Ratzeburger See is a lake in the southeast of Schleswig-Holstein in the Lauenburg Lakes Nature Park. Amidst the lake is an island upon which the City of Ratzeburg is located, accessible from the mainland via three isthmuses. The island is home to the Old Town, including a cathedral - one of the oldest in Germany.

Elbe-Lübeck Canal
Elbe-Lübeck Canal49.46km from Schwerin Cathedral

Elbe-Lübeck Canal is a German waterway connecting the Elbe River at Lauenberg with the Baltic Sea at Lübeck. The waterway, 64 km (40 miles) long, was built in 1895–1900 to replace the medieval Stecknitz Canal. The modern canal was built in the 1890s to replace the Stecknitz Canal, a medieval watercourse linking the same two rivers.

Museumsquartier St. Annen
Museumsquartier St. Annen54.3km from Schwerin Cathedral

The St. Annen Museum Quarter is located in the buildings of the former St. Anne's Monastery in Lübeck. It was founded in 1915 and is one of the locations of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck Cultural Foundation, the Lübeck museums. The Museum Quarter is not far from the Aegidienkirche in St.-Annen-Straße in the south-east of Lübeck's old town next to the synagogue and includes the St. Annen Museum, the St. Annen Art Hall, and the museum administration in the outbuildings of the former monastery.

Where is Schwerin Cathedral

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is located on the north coastline of Germany and has 1.94% of Germany's population. Its capital is Schwerin, and Rostock is the largest city. The big cities in the state include Stralsund, Wismar, Neubrandenburg, Greifswald, and Güstrow. The state was established in 1945 by the merger of Prussian Western Pomerania and Mecklenburg.

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