Bike Touring Highlight
The old town of Wismar exudes a special charm. You will find magnificent buildings in the brick Gothic typical of the city, carefully restored town houses and one of the best preserved medieval city centers in Germany. Let your eyes wander and stroll through the streets to the St. Mary's Church - a church tower without a ship - and enjoy the view from the observation deck of the Georgenkirche.
Wismar was even under the Swedish flag for some time. After the 30-year war, the Scandinavians dominated the city, until 1903 from southern Sweden again Mecklenburg was. Every year on the third weekend of August, the Wismarers revive this period.
January 12, 2019
After Rostock, the Hanseatic city of Wismar is the second largest port city of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The UNESCO World Heritage City boasts a unique, elaborately renovated and restored historic old town and many attractions. These include the imposing market square with the magnificent town houses and water art as well as the architectural ensemble at the Old Harbor.
August 22, 2019
Wismar's historic old town, with its magnificent buildings, is one of the medieval city centers of northern Germany that are well preserved. The old Hanseatic city has been able to preserve its medieval city layout with street network, closed quarter structure and the market place unchanged.
The large old town center with its carefully restored town houses, the unique market square and the imposing monuments of the brick Gothic is completely listed.
On June 27, 2002, the monument "Historic Old Towns Stralsund and Wismar" has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
April 7, 2019
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