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3 Notable Architectures to explore in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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.

Schwerin Castle
Schwerin CastleLennéstraße 1, 19053 Schwerin, Germany

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.

Schwerin Cathedral
Schwerin CathedralAm Dom 4, 19055 Schwerin, Germany

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.

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.

Map of Notable Architectures to explore in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern