10 Sights in Wismar, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Wismar, 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 10 sights are available in Wismar, Germany.

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1. Wassertor

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The Wassertor in Wismar on the waterway in the northwest of the historic city center of the city is a harbor gate of the Hanseatic city in the style of brick Gothic and the last preserved of formerly five city gates of the Wismar city fortifications. The leading road is called Spiegelberg. It was also the only beach or harbour gate through which one could enter the city directly from the harbour. The others, all country gates, were the Poeler Tor or Haraldstor in the north, the Mecklenburg Gate in the south, the Lübsche Tor in the west and the Altwismartor or Rostocker Tor as a counterpart in the east, each at the end of the street of the same name. South of the water gate there was still a "water gate" as a wall passage of the pit, a canal-like east-west running artificial water arm from the 13th century and in the southeast a wind gate.

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2. Neue Kirche

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Neue Kirche Wikswat / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Neue Kirche is a listed church building on the St.-Marien-Kirchhof in Wismar in the Nordwestmecklenburg district (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern). The nave of the nearby Marienkirche was not usable due to war damage, and so an emergency church had to be built for the parishioners of St. Mary's Church and the also badly damaged Georgenkirche, which was originally intended as a temporary solution. This interim solution has endured to this day; the church serves the Evangelical Lutheran parish of Wismar St. Marien/St. Georgen in der Propstei Wismar, church district Mecklenburg of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany.

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3. Alte Schule

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The Alte Schule was a building in Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It belonged to the "Gothic Quarter", which was concentrated around St. Mary's Church until its almost complete destruction in World War II. The architectural signature of the Hanseatic period was more pronounced here than in almost any other northern German city. The delicately designed facades were an important example of Gothic brick art in the early 14th century. The old school with a two-storey elevation stood west of St. Mary's Church, whose tower still stands today.

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4. Wasserkunst

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The Wismar Water Art is located on the one-hectare market square in Wismar and is considered a landmark of the city. It is a building designed by the Utrecht master builder Philipp Brandin and functioned according to the principle of the running well. The implementation of these plans lasted from about 1579 to 1602. The dodecagonal building in delicate stone work was built in the style of the Dutch Renaissance. On the corners made of limestone there is a copper hood with a hexagonal lantern.

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5. Ruine der Marienkirche

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St Mary's Church is located in the heart of the Old City of Visma, St Mary's Church, between Market Square and Fürstenhof. It is the main parish church and city council church in the market town. It is one of the oldest buildings in Hanseatic City. Her ship was badly damaged in the Second World War and was blown up in 1960. Only the 80.5-meter-high tower remains.

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6. St.-Georgen-Kirche

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The church of St. Georgen belongs next to St. Marien and St. Nikolai to the three monumental Gothic sacred buildings of Wismar's old town. Based on the building mass and the enclosed space, the Georgenkirche, begun around 1295, is the largest of these buildings. At the same time, it is also the youngest church building and is considered the miracle of Wismar.

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7. Fürstenhof

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The Fürstenhof in Wismar is an important building of the Mecklenburg sovereign residence architecture. It is not only the first important Renaissance building in Mecklenburg, but also forms the stylistic prototype of the Johann Albrecht style, which is of great regional importance for this epoch.

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8. Sankt Laurentius

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The Catholic parish church of St. Laurentius is a church building in Wismar in the Nordwestmecklenburg district in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It received the name of St. Lawrence because the Roman martyr was considered the patron saint of Wismar until the Reformation.

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9. Archidiakonat

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The former archdeaconry is a listed building at St.-Marien-Kirchhof 3 in Wismar in the district of Nordwestmecklenburg. The former administrative and residential building of the archdeaconry was built in the style of North German brick Gothic.

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10. Wasserturm

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The water tower in the Hanseatic city of Wismar in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a neo-Gothic brick tower from 1897. It was part of the former waterworks at the Turnplatz. The waterworks is on the monument list of the Hanseatic City of Wismar.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm Wismar (DE)

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