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Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Wismar, Markt, Wasserkunst
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Wismar was founded in 1226 and prospered greatly as a Hanseatic city. Brewing - Wismar was known for its excellent beer - and wool weaving constituted further sources of income. The Thirty Years War brought about the downfall of the city. The Treaty of Westphalia placed the town in Swedish hands, in which it remained until 1803. The town enjoyed an economic revival in the 19C with the establishment of factories and the development of sea trade.

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Tourist attractions Wismar : Things to see and do

  • Marktplatz Interesting

    Am Markt

    Of considerable size, the market square is dominated by the white silhouette of the town hall. The houses round about date from different periods, each one recounting a chapter in the history of architecture. Note the eye-catching red-brick building ..

  • Schabbellhaus Interesting

    Schweinsbrücke 8

    This sumptuously decorated red-brick Schabbell house in the Dutch Renaissance style was erected at the end of the 16C. It bears witness to the wealth of the owner, a respected merchant and mayor of the town. The house is now home to the municipal mus..

  • Nikolaikirche Interesting


    This red-brick church is the second highest in the world after the church of St. Mary in Lübeck. Built at the end of the 14C, it is sumptuously decorated. The haberdashers' guild altarpiece is worth a closer look. The bronze baptismal fonts also attr..

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Hotels Wismar

  • Restaurant & Hotel Wismar

    Breite Straße 10 D - 23966 Wismar

    Featuring free parking and a daily buffet breakfast, this hotel in Wismar's Old Town is just 500 metres from the central market square. Fish specialities are served in the maritime-style restaurant. Country-style rooms at Restaurant & Hotel Wismar h..

  • Hotel Reuterhaus Wismar

    Am Markt 19 D - 23966 Wismar

    Located directly opposite the Wasserkunst fountain on the Wismar market square, this historic hotel offers classical-style rooms with internet access and a restaurant serving popular Mecklenburg dishes. The Hotel Reuterhaus Wismar has brightly decor..

  • Hotel Willert

    Schweriner Str. 9 D - 23970 Wismar

    Prix Prices from : 35 €

    Only a 10-minute walk from the UNESCO Old Town in Wismar, this hotel offers bright rooms with art nouveau-style furniture. The Hotel Willert provides free private parking on site. The classically decorated rooms at this quiet hotel include cable TV ..

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