Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Schwerin, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.8 km
Ascend 73 m
Descend 89 m

Experience Schwerin in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Schwerin

Sight 1: Demmler Mausoleum

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Georg Adolph Demmler was a German architect, socialist and politician, first of the left-liberal South German People's Party (DtVP) and later of the Socialist Workers' Party of Germany (SAP). As an architect, he created many buildings that still shape the cityscape of Schwerin today. Some are listed as historical monuments.

Wikipedia: Georg Adolf Demmler (DE)

1476 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Kollegiengebäude I

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Kollegiengebäude I Niteshift / CC BY 3.0

The Collegiate Building I is a representative, listed building in Schwerin's old town. The building is located at Schloßstraße (Schwerin) 2/4 and is adjacent to the Old Garden. Today it is the seat of the State Chancellery of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

Wikipedia: Kollegiengebäude I (Schwerin) (DE)

144 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Siegessäule

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The Victory Column on the Old Garden in Schwerin is a "monument to the Mecklenburgers who remained in the war of 1870/71". On the column stands the allegorical figure Megalopolis, which personifies the state of Mecklenburg. The complex is an important historical monument of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and as such is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Siegessäule (Schwerin) (DE)

239 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Staatliches Museum Schwerin

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The Staatliches Museum Schwerin is an art gallery and museum in Schwerin in Germany. It was established by Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1882 its historicist Haupthaus as the Staatsgalerie next to the Staatstheater. Its other locations are opposite the Schweriner Schloss and in the former residences at Schloss Güstrow and Schloss Ludwigslust.

Wikipedia: Staatliches Museum Schwerin (EN), Website, Opening Hours

182 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Schlossbrücke

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The Schwerin Castle Bridge is a 48-metre-long, arch-shaped bridge that spans the northern of the two water connections between Lake Schwerin and Lake Burgsee and connects Schwerin Castle on the castle island with the city of Schwerin.

Wikipedia: Schlossbrücke (Schwerin) (DE)

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Schlosskirche

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The castle church in Schwerin Castle is today the church of a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in northern Germany. It combines building elements from the Renaissance and Neo-Gothic periods.

Wikipedia: Schlosskirche (Schwerin) (DE), Website

372 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Friedrich Franz II

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The equestrian monument to Friedrich Franz II in Schwerin was inaugurated in 1893 in the Neo-Baroque style according to designs by the sculptor Ludwig Brunow. It is located in Schwerin's castle garden very close to the castle.

Wikipedia: Reiterdenkmal Friedrich Franz II. (DE)


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