13 Sights in Schwerin, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Schwerin, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Schwerin, Germany.

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1. Mecklenburg State Theatre

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The Mecklenburg State Theatre is the principal theatre of Schwerin in Germany. Its main theatre seats 650 people and is used for the performance of plays, opera, musical theatre and ballet. Designed by Georg Daniel, the present building was built between 1883 and 1886 after the previous court theatre had been destroyed by fire in 1882. It was inaugurated on 3 October 1886 with a performance of Gluck's Iphigénie en Aulide with Marie Wittich in the title role. The complex also includes the State Museum in Schwerin and a 240-seat concert hall, now used for performances of chamber works.

Wikipedia: Mecklenburg State Theatre (EN)

2. Schweriner Marstall

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The Marstall of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state capital Schwerin is located on a small headland, the former Wadewiesen, today Marstall peninsula, on the western shore of the Schwerin inner lake on the Werderstraße. The area was integrated into the grounds of the Federal Horticultural Show 2009 in 2009. Since 1990, the Marstall has housed the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, from 1997 temporarily parts of the Technical State Museum and since 2009 the Ministry of Labour, Equality and Social Affairs.

Wikipedia: Schweriner Marstall (DE)

3. E-Werk

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The former municipal power station on the northeast bank of the Pfaffenteich of the city of Schwerin served from 1904 to 1969 for the production of electricity and was operated until 1999 as a switchgear in the municipal power grid. The listed building has been used culturally since 1998 – as a venue for the Staatstheater, the Puppenbühne, the Fritz-Reuter-Bühne and the Kunstverein Schwerin.

Wikipedia: Städtisches Elektrizitätswerk (Schwerin) (DE)

4. Löwe

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The market in Schwerin is a rectangular historical market in the old city of Schwerin, whose history can be traced back to the urban foundation in 1160. It is also known as the Altstädtischer Markt to distinguish it from the shelf market of the independent Neustadt (shelf) before 1832. It is located to the south of the cathedral. Four buildings around the square are protected.

Wikipedia: Markt (Schwerin) (DE)

5. Staatliches Museum Schwerin

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The Staatliches Museum Schwerin is an art gallery and museum in Schwerin in Germany. It was established by Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1882 its historicist Haupthaus as the Staatsgalerie next to the Staatstheater. Its other locations are opposite the Schweriner Schloss and in the former residences at Schloss Güstrow and Schloss Ludwigslust.

Wikipedia: Staatliches Museum Schwerin (EN)

6. Schleifmühle

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The Schleifmühle Schwerin is a grinding mill driven by an undershot water wheel for the processing of stones from the 18th century in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state capital Schwerin. After the cessation of operations, the mill was expanded into a museum display facility in 1985. The building is a technical cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Schleifmühle Schwerin (DE)

7. Schelfkirche

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Schelfkirche Fotoarchiv der Ev.-Luth. Kirchengemeinde St. Nikolai Schwerin. Recherche / Bearbeitung: Dr. Günter Pinzke / Copyrighted free use

The Church of St. Nikolai Schwerin, also called Schelfkirche, is a Baroque brick church in the Schwerin district of Schelfstadt in the form of a central building from the early 18th century. It is one of the few baroque brick churches in northern Germany and the first large post-Reformation church building in Mecklenburg.

Wikipedia: Schelfkirche (DE)

8. Demmler Mausoleum

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Georg Adolph Demmler was a German architect, socialist and politician, first of the left-liberal South German People's Party (DtVP) and later of the Socialist Workers' Party of Germany (SAP). As an architect, he created many buildings that shape the cityscape of Schwerin to this day. Some are listed buildings.

Wikipedia: Georg Adolf Demmler (DE)

9. Altes Palais

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The Old Palace in Schwerin, the capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, is a half-timbered building on the Alter Garten. The building, which was once used as a ducal residence, is now the seat of the Landtag administration. It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Altes Palais (Schwerin) (DE)

10. Friedrich Franz II

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The Equestrian Monument of Friedrich Franz II in Schwerin is the only historical equestrian monument in Mecklenburg and the main work of the sculptor Ludwig Brunow. It is located in the Schwerin castle garden very close to the castle.

Wikipedia: Reiterdenkmal Friedrich Franz II. (DE)

11. Paulskirche

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Paulskirche is a neo-Gothic church in Schwerin, Germany. It belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran parish of Schwerin St. Paul in the Propstei Wismar, church district Mecklenburg of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany.

Wikipedia: Paulskirche (Schwerin) (DE)

12. Siegessäule

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The Victory Column on the Alter Garten in Schwerin is a "monument to the Mecklenburgers who remained in the war of 1870/71". On the column stands the allegorical figure Megalopolis, who personifies the state of Mecklenburg.

Wikipedia: Siegessäule (Schwerin) (DE)

13. Propsteikirche Sankt Anna

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Propsteikirche St. Anna of Schwerin, the mother church of all Catholic churches in Mecklenburg, was once the seat of the auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Hamburg, serving as the bishop's pastor in Mecklenburg.

Wikipedia: Propsteikirche St. Anna (DE)

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