5 Sights in Wolgast, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Wolgast, 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 5 sights are available in Wolgast, Germany.

1. Tierpark Wolgast

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Wolgast Zoo is a zoological garden in the town of Wolgast in the northeast of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. In addition to its regional importance as a local zoo, the park is also becoming increasingly popular with visitors from the Republic of Poland due to the location of the town of Wolgast in the immediate vicinity of the German-Polish border. The zoo is located on the northern edge of Wolgast in the Tannenkamp residential area on a forest area of about ten hectares. About 400 animals from 52 species can be visited. Among the latest major additions are kangaroos and emus, which are kept in a shared enclosure. The park also has a nature trail and a petting enclosure.

Wikipedia: Tierpark Wolgast (DE), Website

2. Sankt Petri

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The St. Petri Church Wolgast is an Evangelical Church consecrated to the apostle Peter in the city of Volgast in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It was built until 1350 and destroyed and rebuilt several times as a result of war and storm consequences. Therefore, it has both Gothic and baroque architectural features. In the crypt of the dukes of Pommern-Wolgast within the church there are the nine sarcophagi of members of the gripping dermatia and the remains of three toddlers in a collecting coffin. Since 2012, the parish of St. Petri has been part of Wolgast to the Propstei Demmin in the Pomeranian Evangelical Church Circle of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany.

Wikipedia: St.-Petri-Kirche (Wolgast) (DE)

3. Peenebrücke

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The Peenebrücke Wolgast is a combined road and rail bascule bridge over the Peenestrom in Wolgast, Germany. It connects the island of Usedom with the Wolgast Castle Island, which is connected to the mainland of Western Pomerania via the Schlossgraben bridge and a separate railway bridge. The Peene Bridge is crossed by Bundesstraße 111 and the Züssow–Wolgast Hafen railway line with its extension to Świnoujście Centrum. The average number of vehicles on the road is around 12,000 vehicles per day; Heavy-duty vehicles account for less than five percent of this.

Wikipedia: Peenebrücke Wolgast (DE)

4. Herz-Jesu-Kirche

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The Herz-Jesu-Kirche is the Catholic church in the town of Wolgast in the Vorpommern-Greifswald district in the northeast of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It was built in 1910 as a brick building in the neo-Gothic style and since 2004 has been one of the two church buildings of the Catholic parish of Salvator – Anklam and Wolgast. The Protestant church of the city of Wolgast is St. Peter's Church.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Wolgast) (DE)

5. Dampffährschiff Stralsund

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The Stralsund ferry was put into service in 1890 for the Strelasund crossing, the connection from Stralsund to Altefähr. It was last used in Wolgast until 1990. Since 11 March 2017, the world's oldest surviving railway steam ferry has been lying in the city port of Wolgast as a technical monument.

Wikipedia: Fährschiff Stralsund (DE), Website


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