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Castle of Schwerin, lake of Schwerin, Mecklenburgische Seenplatte, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, Europe
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Magnificently situated in a landscape of lakes and forests, Schwerin renewed its links with its administrative past by becoming a Land capital in 1990. The origins of the town go back to the 11C when the Slavs built a fortress on what is now the castle island. It was not long, however, before they were expelld by Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony, who established the first German town east of the Elbe. For five centuries (1358-1918) after that, Schwerin was the capital of the Duchy of Meklenburg.

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Tourist attractions Schwerin : Things to see and do

  • Built in brick in the Gothic style between the 14C and 15C, the church contains several very interesting works of art. They include a Gothic altarpiece (c 1480), a number of 14C funerary plaques and frescoes dating from 1335 in the Chapel of the Assu..

  • Schloss Schwerin Interesting


    Built between 1845 and 1857 in neo-Renaissance style with Gothic and Baroque features, this is one of the most important 19C civic buildings in Germany. The palace was once the residence of the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The rooms are decora..

  • The castle chapel was built between 1560 and 1563. The Renaissance galleries and vaulting are supported by Tuscan columns.

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Hotels Schwerin

  • InterCityHotel Schwerin

    Grunthalplatz 5-7 D - 19053 Schwerin

    This 4-star hotel is located directly beside Schwerin Main Station. It offers soundproofed rooms, easy access to the city centre, and free use of Schwerin's public transport system. Just a 2-minute walk from Schwerin city centre, the InterCityHotel ..

  • Hotel Niederländischer Hof Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Alexandrinenstr. 12-13 D - 19055 Schwerin

    Prix Prices from : 80 €

    This elegant and historic 4-star hotel offers a tasteful ambience, impeccable service and an idyllic location in the heart of Schwerin, on the shores of the citys Pfaffenteich lake. Built in 1901, the Hotel Niederländischer Hof provides rooms with s..

  • Pension Weststadt

    Obotritenring 113 D - 19053 Schwerin

    Just 750 metres from Schwerin Train Station, this guest house offers free WiFi and spacious, air-conditioned rooms with hot drinks facilities. Relaxing massages and foot baths can be booked on site. Cable TV and video players are provided in each ro..

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