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Attractions to explore nearby St. Nicholas' Church, Stralsund

St. Nicholas' Church, StralsundEv. Kirchengemeinde St. Nikolai, Auf dem St. Nikolaikirchhof 2, 18439 Stralsund, Germany

The church is the oldest of the three major parish churches in Stralsund in Germany and dedicated in 1279 to St. Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of sailors. It is an Evangelical Lutheran church since 1524. The wealth of the city of Stralsund was reflected in the very large number of altars in the church. There were no less than 56 altars in the chancel, nave, and between the buttresses of the aisles. The bulk of the altars were removed from the church after the Bildersturm of 1525.

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Stralsund Museum of Cultural History0.36 KMs away from St. Nicholas' Church, Stralsund

Stralsund Museum of Cultural History, established in 1859 and located in Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It houses permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions on various subjects and houses extensive collections of folklore and cultural and art history in the region of Vorpommern. It is the oldest museum of its kind in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

OZEANEUM Stralsund GmbH0.39 KMs away from St. Nicholas' Church, Stralsund

It is an aquarium in Stralsund, Germany, and is one of Europe's biggest. The aquarium is located at the historical harbor on the Baltic coast and opened in mid 2008. You can see the sea life of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea here.

Gorch Fock I0.50 KMs away from St. Nicholas' Church, Stralsund

Gorch Fock I is a German barque with three masts, the first of a series built-in 1933. It has five sister ships and was taken as war reparations by the Soviet Union after World War II and renamed Tovarishch; then, it sailed under Ukraine before being transferred to Stralsund in 2003. It is currently a museum ship.