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The castle of Ralswiek
The builder of the castle of Ralswiek, Hugo Sholto Oskar Georg Graf Douglas (born 1837), came from a 1700s for religious reasons from Scotland to Germany emigrated family. After studying chemistry in Berlin and Heidelberg, his professional activities focused on potash and lignite mining. He discovered the named after him potash Douglasit and founded the "potash and rock salt mine Douglashall".
During a visit to Rügen, where he had got to know the beautiful landscape of the island, the successful industrialist decided in 1891 to acquire the estate Ralswiek, to build on the hill above the picturesque bay of the Great Jasmunder Bodden his retirement home , .....
February 5, 2017
Castle & Park Ralswiek
In a wonderfully beautiful location, right on the Großer Jasmunder Bodden, embedded in a magical park, stands the "fairytale castle" Ralswiek above the nature stage, where the Störtebeker Festspiele are performed every year.
August 27, 2015
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