12 Sights in Stralsund, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Stralsund, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Stralsund, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Stralsund
1. St. Marien-Kirche
St. Mary's Church is a large Lutheran church located in Stralsund, northern Germany. Built some time before 1380, it is architecturally Gothic, an outstanding example of the Brick Gothic style prevalent in northern Germany and in the Baltic states. Between 1549 and 1647, it was the tallest building in the world at 151 metres (495 ft) tall, excepting the interval 1569–1573 between the completion and collapse of the tower of Beauvais Cathedral. As part of the historic centre of Stralsund, the church was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2002.
St. Nicholas Church is the oldest of the three major parish churches of the Hanseatic city of Stralsund in Germany. It was dedicated in 1279 to St. Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of sailors. Since 1524 it is an Evangelical Lutheran church. It is one of the earliest examples of the introduction of the cathedral pattern of northern France into the Brick Gothic architecture of the Baltic region. As part of the historic centre of Stralsund, St. Nicholas Church was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2002.
3. German Maritime Museum
The German Oceanographic Museum, also called the Museum for Oceanography and Fisheries, Aquarium, in the Hanseatic town of Stralsund, is a museum in which maritime and oceanographic exhibitions are displayed. It is the most visited museum in North Germany. In addition to the main museum building, the actual Oceanographic Museum, there are three other sites, the Ozeaneum, opened in July 2008, the Nautineum and the Natureum.
4. Zoo Stralsund
Stralsund Zoo is an institution for the care of native animal species in the Hanseatic city of Stralsund. The area at the city forest covers about 16 hectares. The zoo was recognized as a "zoological garden" in 2005, but continued to bear the name "Tierpark". In addition to numerous native animals, many animals from other continents are also shown. The keeping of a large group of white donkeys is very rare in Germany.
The Ernst Thälmann Monument in Stralsund is a monument commemorating Ernst Thälmann. The monument with a bronze sculpture as tall as a man on a stone pedestal stands on the sound promenade and was inaugurated in 1962. Together with the Sundpromenade, it is one of Stralsund's listed buildings.
6. Adolf Reichwein
Adolf Reichwein is the name of a ship built in 1949, which has been an exhibit of the German Oceanographic Museum in Stralsund since its decommissioning in 1973. It was christened in the name of the educator, cultural politician (SPD) and resistance fighter Adolf Reichwein.
7. Pfarrkirche Hl. Dreifaltigkeit
The Holy Trinity Church is a Roman Catholic church in Stralsund, Germany. The postal address is Frankenwall 7 at Frankenwall, the back wall facing Frankenstraße is numbered 38. In the list of listed buildings in Stralsund, the church is listed with the number 258.
The Johanniskloster in the German Hanseatic city of Stralsund was built in 1254, i.e. shortly after the granting of town rights in 1234, on the outskirts of the city, at that time still directly on the banks of the Strelasund, as a monastery of the Franciscans.
9. Kloster zum Heiligen Geist
The Heilgeistkirche in the Hanseatic city of Stralsund is a 14th-century Gothic three-aisled brick church building within the grounds of the Heilgeisthospital near the harbor of the city on the Strelasund, on the waterway, corner Bei der Heilgeistkirche.
The Naval Museum Dänholm is a branch of the Stralsund Museum and is located on the small island of Dänholm between the mainland and Rügen. It can be reached via the Rügendamm. The path to the so-called Sternschanze is well marked with sea marks.
11. Sowjetisches Ehrenmal
The Soviet War Memorial is a war cemetery on the Neuer Markt in Stralsund, Germany. It contains graves for soldiers and members of the Red Army and a monument with a relief on which a Red Army soldier and a civilian shake hands.
The Kütertor is one of the former ten city gates of the Hanseatic city of Stralsund; it was one of the five land-side gates of Stralsund's city fortifications. Only the Kütertor and the Kniepertor have been preserved.
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