Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Greifswald, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 1.3 km
Ascend 11 m
Descend 16 m

Explore Greifswald in Germany with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Greifswald

Sight 1: St. Marien-Kirche

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The Protestant St. Mary's Church is the oldest of the three large city churches in the Hanseatic city of Greifswald. It can be attributed to the North German Brick Gothic. With 3,100 members, the Protestant parish is the largest in the city.

Wikipedia: St.-Marien-Kirche (Greifswald) (DE)

566 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Dom St. Nikolai

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St. Nikolai, Greifswald, dedicated to Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of seafarers and merchants, is a Brick Gothic church located in the western part of the centre of Greifswald. It was the main church and seat of the bishop of the Pomeranian Evangelical Church.

Wikipedia: St. Nikolai, Greifswald (EN), Website

227 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Rubenow-Denkmal

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The Rubenow monument in the Hanseatic city of Greifswald was ceremoniously unveiled on 17 October 1856 in honour of the city's mayor and co-founder of the University of Greifswald, Heinrich Rubenow.

Wikipedia: Rubenow-Denkmal (DE)

112 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: St. Jacobi

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St. Jacobi's Church is located on the western edge of Greifswald's old town.

Wikipedia: St.-Jacobi-Kirche (Greifswald) (DE)

160 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Sternwarte

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The Greifswald observatory has been an observatory at the University of Greifswald since 1924, which was used by its facility until World War II for scientific research. Since 1992 it has also been managed as a Volkssternwarte and supervised by a non -profit association. In addition to academic teaching, it mainly serves the amateur astronomy and astronomical formation of students and lay people through guided tours, lectures and exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Sternwarte Greifswald (DE)

231 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Propsteikirche St. Joseph

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The Roman Catholic Provost's Church of St. Joseph in Greifswald is a neo-Gothic brick building located on the southern edge of the old town of Greifswald on the corner of Bahnhofstraße and Rubenowstraße. It bears the patronage of St. Joseph of Nazareth, the spouse of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph (Greifswald) (DE)


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