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Photos of attractions and sights taken on my urban walks in places of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

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Tramcar Class dating back to 1973 in Naumburg (Saale), Germany Restaurant, Paint Cans, Germany, Dating, Building, Places, Good Food, Pictures, Quotes

Tramcar Class 70/1 (1973) in Naumburg (Saale)

This tramcar still operated by the Naumburg Tramway was built in 1973. Even though this tramcar numbered N° 51 is of the same class as tramcar N° 50 it looks more lively. Fascinating how much difference some red paint can make. Naumburger Straßenbahn (Website) Naumburg Tramway (Wikipedia)

The traditional shop generally known as ‘Das alte Handelshaus‘ (The old merchant house) is situated at the address Schmiedestraße Today it houses a chain store of a tea merchant (Tee-Maass). Even though it is a tea shop you can … Continue reading → Shops, Alter, Old Things, Urban, Traditional, Places, Home Decor, Homemade Home Decor, Tents

Traditional shop 'Das alte Handelshaus' in Schwerin

The traditional shop generally known as ‘Das alte Handelshaus‘ (The old merchant house) is situated at the address Schmiedestraße 11. Today it houses a chain store of a tea merchant (Tee-Maass). Even though it is a tea shop you can buy a lot of different goods, e.g. a coffee named after a local ghost: Petermännchen…

The Rostock University, founded in is considered as the oldest university of the Baltic Sea area. The depicted main building was erected in the years 1867 – 1870 and it is an example of Renaissance Revival architecture in Mecklenburg. Revival Architecture, Baltic Sea, Facade, Maine, Old Things, University, Wall Decor, Mansions, Decoration

Main building of the Rostock University

The Rostock University, founded in 1419, is considered as the oldest university of the Baltic Sea area. The depicted main building was erected in the years 1867 – 1870 and it is an example of Renaissance Revival architecture in Mecklenburg. Nice drawings at the facade of the main building of the Rostock University. Sources /…

View of St. Nicholas’ Church (Nikolaikirche) taken while crusing the Strela Sound with a snug sailing boat. A speciality of this church are the different roofs of the towers. Only the southern tower is covered with a Baroque roof, the … Continue reading → St Nicholas Church, Empire State Building, Sailing, Germany, Tower, Boat, Urban, Places, Travel

St. Nicholas' Church in Stralsund

View of St. Nicholas’ Church (Nikolaikirche) taken while crusing the Strela Sound with a snug sailing boat. A speciality of this church are the different roofs of the towers. Only the southern tower is covered with a Baroque roof, the other tower has a nearly flat one. St. Nicholas’ Church (Wikipedia)

At the Rostock City Harbour you can find old as well as reconstructed warehouses. In the rooms of the warehouse on the left side the headquarter of AIDA Cruises is based. The piers for the huge AIDA cruisers are not … Continue reading → Warehouses, New York Skyline, Cruise, Germany, Urban, Architecture, City, Places, Travel

Warehouses at the city harbour of Rostock

At the Rostock City Harbour you can find old as well as reconstructed warehouses. In the rooms of the warehouse on the left side the headquarter of AIDA Cruises is based. The piers for the huge AIDA cruisers are not far way at the port of Warnemünde.

The Ozeaneum, a huge aquarium in Stralsund, Germany North Sea, Baltic Sea, Museums, New York Skyline, Aquarium, Castle, Germany, Europe, Urban

Ozeaneum in Stralsund

The Ozeanum is a public aquarium located in the historical harbour of Stralsund. It is part of the German Oceanographic Museum (Deutsches Meeresmuseum) and displays primarily sea life of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Ozeaneum Stralsund (Wikipedia) Ozeaneum Stralsund (Website)

Museum of local history in Warnemünde, Germany Central Europe, Local History, Germany, Mansions, House Styles, Museums, Building, Galleries, Cruise

Museum of local history in Warnemünde

The museum of local history (Heimatmuseum) is located in a building dating back to 1767. The exhibition tells about local life as well as about typical elements of a seaman’s life. So one can see collections of dioramas built by sailors. There are also souvenirs like English stoneware brought home from numerous sea travels. Sources…

Steam locomotive 99 in Mecklenburg, Germany Baltic Sea, Steam Locomotive, Germany, Spa, Train, Building, Places, Trains, Buildings

Molli spa railway in Mecklenburg

The Molli spa railway (Mecklenburgische Bäderbahn “Molli”) is a narrow-gauge steam-powered railway in Mecklenburg connecting several spas on the coast of the Baltic Sea. The locomotive depicted above was built by Orenstein & Koppel in 1932. It is a piece of the DRG Class 99.32. Mecklenburgische Bäderbahn ‘Molli’ (Website) DRG Class 99.32 (Wikipedia) Moli spa…

Modern gabled house in Rostock, Germany Empire State Building, Germany, Architecture, Modern, House, Rostock, Home, Haus, Deutsch

Gabled houses in Rostock

In Rostock, there are a lot of colourful gabled houses to see. It is big fun to walk through the streets and to count how many different gables one discover. Even this gable of a newly built edifice next to the old town hall has something decorative to offer. Sources / More info Sights of…

The old town hall on the Old Market Square dates back to century. It is the landmark of the city and one of the most important secular buildings of North German Brick Gothic architecture. Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Town Hall, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Gothic Architecture, Gothic Art, Germany Travel, Old Town

Gothic town hall in Stralsund

The old town hall on the Old Market Square dates back to 13th century. It is the landmark of the city and one of the most important secular buildings of North German Brick Gothic architecture. I was especially impressed by the huge show facade. Brick Gothic (Wikipedia)

Two cranes dating back to the at the city harbour of Rostock. They are strong personalities, aren’t they? Crane, Utility Pole, 1960s, Germany, Industrial, City, Places, Rostock, Deutsch

Cranes at the city harbour of Rostock

Two cranes dating back to the 1960s at the city harbour of Rostock. They are strong personalities, aren’t they?

Police boat FPB 25 in Rostock, Germany German Police, Police Uniforms, Water Crafts, Resort Spa, Germany, Ships, Boat, Urban, Building

Police boat FPB 25 (2001) in Rostock

This police boat was built by Fassmer in 2001. It is used by the German Police Authority Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The home port is Rostock. On this pic, it anchors next to the Hohe Dünne Yachting & Spa Resort. Sources / More info Police boat FPB 25 (Website)

Icebreaker 'Stephan Jantzen' in Rostock, Germany Icebreaker, Sailing Ships, Germany, Urban, How To Plan, Boats, Luxury, Amazing, Rostock

Icebreaker 'Stephan Jantzen' in Rostock

Icebreaker 'Stephan Jantzen' in Rostock, Germany

This villa built in 1880 became famous for being the home of the aircraft designer Ernst Heinkel. One of his designs was the Heinkel He the world’s first turbojet aircraft and jet plane. Today the villa is part of the … Continue reading → Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Baltic Sea, Travel Destinations, Beautiful Places, Aircraft, Castle

Heinkel Villa in Warnemünde

This villa built in 1880 became famous for being the home of the aircraft designer Ernst Heinkel. One of his designs was the Heinkel He 178, the world’s first turbojet aircraft and jet plane. Today the villa is part of the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung). Sources / More info Leibniz Institute…

The manhole covers in Kühlungsborn show the city arms. The coat of arms displays three silver seagulls in a blue field. The title Ostseebad refers to the fact, that Kühlungsborn is a seaside resort on the Baltic Sea (Ostsee). Seaside Resort, Pan Set, Baltic Sea, Coat Of Arms, Peter Pan, Metal Working, Germany, Urban, Cover

Manhole cover in Kühlungsborn

The manhole covers in Kühlungsborn show the city arms. The coat of arms displays three silver seagulls in a blue field. The title Ostseebad refers to the fact, that Kühlungsborn is a seaside resort on the Baltic Sea (Ostsee). Sources / More info Kühlungsborn (Wikipedia) Kühlungsborn (Website)

Hohenzollern Castle (Burg Hohenzollern) was built in the The idea was to create something romantic, the architect Georg Adolf Demmler was influenced by Tudor castles he visited in England. Tudor, Castles, England, Urban, Mansions, House Styles, Building, Places, Mansion Houses

Hohenzollern Castle in Heiligendamm

Hohenzollern Castle (Burg Hohenzollern) was built in the 1840s. The idea was to create something romantic, the architect Georg Adolf Demmler (1804-1886) was influenced by Tudor castles he visited in England. Today the edifice is part of an ensemble run by the Grandhotel Heiligendamm. Grandhotel Heiligendamm (Website)

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