Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Greifswald
Interesting
Greifswald The Essential
Interesting
First mentioned in 1248, this town flourished after joining the Hanseatic League (1281). At the same time, building began on three imposing parish churches, which today give the town its characteristic skyline. The architecture, which fortunately came through the Second World War vitually unscathed, shows evidence of the period when the city was under Swedish rule (1648-1815). The Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich was a native of Greifswald, and drew on the town a great deal in his work.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Greifswald
Ruins of the Eldena Cloister
Ruins of the Eldena Cloister
The old Cistercian cloister, founded in
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Greifswald Church
Greifswald Church
This church with three naves (13C and
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St Nicholas's Cathedral, Greifswald
St Nicholas's Cathedral, Greifswald
The original church became a basilica in
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Market Square
Market Square
The town hall is characterized by
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Greifswald University
Greifswald University
Founded in 1456 by the mayor, Heinrich
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Pommersches Landesmuseum
Pommersches Landesmuseum
Of particular interest is the impressive