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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

  • Schwerin Cathedral Interesting

    Bischofstr. D - 19055 Schwerin

    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..

  • Schwerin National Museum Interesting

    Alter Garten 3 D - 19055 Schwerin

    This neo-Classical building (1877-1882) houses Dutch and Flemish collections from the 17C and European collections from the 18C and 19C. Vestiges of Stone Age Slav settlements can be seen in the prehistory section.

  • Schloss Schwerin Interesting

    Lennestraße D - 19053 Schwerin

    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..

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Hotels Schwerin

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

    Alexandrinenstr. 12-13 D - 19055 Schwerin

    Prix Prices from : 74 €

    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..

  • Hotel am Hauptbahnhof

    Grunthalplatz 11-12 D - 19053 Schwerin

    Located in central Schwerin, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi, varied breakfast buffets, and traditional Mecklenburg food. It is a 1-minute walk from Schwerin Train Station and Lake Pfaffenteich. Newly renovated in July 2014, the Hotel am Hauptbahnhof p..

  • Haus am Pfaffenteich

    Gaußstraße 19 D - 19055 Schwerin

    Located directly on the pier, overlooking the scenic Lake Pfaffenteich, this family-run hotel offers free internet access and regional cuisine. It is just a 5-minute drive to Schwerin city centre. The Haus am Pfaffenteich offers simply furnished roo..

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