17 Sights in Schwerin, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Mecklenburg State Theatre
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.
2. Schweriner Marstall
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.
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), Website
The market in Schwerin is a rectangular historic market square in Schwerin's old town, whose history dates back to the founding of the city in 1160. To distinguish it from the Schelfmarkt of the until 1832 independent Neustadt (Schelfe), it is also referred to as the Altstädtischer Markt. It is located south of the cathedral. Four of the buildings surrounding the square are listed buildings.
5. Schweriner Zoo
The Zoological Garden of Schwerin is a medium -sized, all year round open zoo with around 2400 animals in 154 species and almost 138,000 visitors in the south of the state capital Schwerin. The zoo extends between the south bank of Lake Schwerin, the lazy lake and the Large Dreesch residential area and includes an area of around 25 hectares. It is managed in the company form of a gGmbH.
6. Staatliches Museum Schwerin
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), Website, Opening_hours
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.
The Schwerin Schleifmühle is a grinding mill powered by an underlying water wheel for the processing of stones from the 18th century in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommersche State Capital Schwerin. After the company was resting, the mill was expanded into a museum in 1985. The building is a technical cultural monument.
9. Demmler Mausoleum
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.
10. Wasserturm Schwerin-Neumühle
The water tower is located in the Schwerin district of Neumühle on the street "Am Wasserturm". With its location on the 86.1 m high vineyard, it is located on the highest point of the city of Schwerin and is still integrated into the drinking water network as a pressure compensation tank.
11. Altes Palais
The old palace in Schwerin, the capital of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, is a wooden structure, which is located on the old garden. The building, once used as the Duke's residence, is now the seat of the state legislature. It is listed as a historical monument.
12. Jagdschloss Friedrichsthal
The Friedrichsthal hunting lodge is a former hunting residence of the Mecklenburg Grand Duke Friedrich Franz I. in Friedrichsthal, a current district of Schwerin. The hunting lodge and the cavalier houses, formerly belonging to the palace complex, are listed.
13. Friedrich Franz II
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.
14. Propsteikirche Sankt Anna
The Propsteikirche St. Anna in Schwerin is the mother church of all Catholic churches in Mecklenburg and was temporarily the seat of an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Hamburg in his function as episcopal vicar in Mecklenburg.
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.
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.
17. Reppiner Burg
The Reppiner Castle is an artificial ruin, which was built in 1907 as an incomplete castle complex on the southern shore of Lake Schwerin. Today it lies within the city of Schwerin in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
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