12 Sights in Wismar, Germany (with Map and Images)
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The water goal in Wismar on the waterway in the northwest of the city's historic city center is a port gate of the Hanseatic city in the style of brick gothic and the last preserved of five city gates of the Wismar city fortification. The feeding street is called Spiegelberg. It was also the only beach or harbor gate through which you came directly from the harbor to the city. The others, all the land goals, were the Poeler Tor or Haraldstor in the north, the Mecklenburg gate in the south, the Lübsch gate in the west as well as the Altwismartor or Rostock Tor as a counterpart in the east, each at the end of the street of the same name. To the south of the water goal there was a "water gate" as a wall through the pit, an artificial water arm from the 13th century, which runs like a channel, and a wind pistry in the southeast.
2. Neue Kirche
The new church is a listed church building at the St. Marien-Kirchhof in Wismar in the district of Northwestmecklenburg (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). The ship of the nearby Marienkirche was unusable due to war damage, and so a emergency church had to be built for the parishioners of the Marienkirche and the also badly damaged Georgenkirche, which was originally intended as a temporary solution. This temporary solution has existed to this day; The church serves the Evangelical Lutheran parish of Wismar St. Marien/St. Georgen in the Propstei Wismar, Mecklenburg church district of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany.
3. Alte Schule
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.
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.
5. Ruine der Marienkirche
The Marienkirche is located in the center of the old town of Wismar, St. Marien-Kirchhof, between Marktplatz and Fürstenhof. It was the main parish church and council church of the market city. It is one of the oldest buildings in the Hanseatic city. Her ship, which was badly damaged in the Second World War, was blown up in 1960. Only the 80.5 meter high tower has been preserved.
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.
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.
8. Sankt Laurentius
The Catholic parish church of St. Laurentius is a church building in Wismar in the district of Northwest Mecklenburg in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. She received the name of St. Laurentius because the Roman martyr was considered to be a city patron of Wismar up to the Reformation.
9. Tierpark Wismar
The Wismar zoo is a zoo on the outskirts of the Hanseatic city of Wismar, about two kilometers southwest of the historic center. The elongated, mostly forested area in the valley of the Köppernitz borders the Bürgerpark, the site of the 2002 state garden show.
10. Betonschiff Redentin
Redentin's concrete vessel is a 300 t concrete vessel of the type "sealight Wiking engine". It was part of a series of more than 50 cargo motor ships built during the Second World War for the "Speer Transport Fleet" at various construction sites.
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.
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.
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