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

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?

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 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 the oldest university in the Baltic Sea area. The depicted main building was erected in the years 1867 – 1870 and is an example of Renaissance Revival architecture in Mecklenburg. The drawings on the facade are worth a look. Sources / More info Rostock University (Wikipedia) Rostock…

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. Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, Revival Architecture, North Rhine Westphalia, Baltic Sea, Facade, Maine, Travel Destinations

Main building of the Rostock University

The Rostock University, founded in 1419, is considered the oldest university in the Baltic Sea area. The depicted main building was erected in the years 1867 – 1870 and is an example of Renaissance Revival architecture in Mecklenburg. The drawings on the facade are worth a look. Sources / More info Rostock University (Wikipedia) Rostock…

Calendar of the astronomical clock at St Mary's Church in Rostock, Germany Finland, Clocks, Calendar, Germany, Public, Mary, Rostock, Watches

Astronomical clock in St. Mary's Church, Rostock

This astronomical clock was built in 1472 by Hans Düringer and is the only one of its kind still in working condition with its original clockworks. It is placed in St. Mary’s church (Marienkirche), the biggest of three town churches found in the Hanseatic city of Rostock. A fascinating detail of the clock is this…

century astronomical clock of St. Mary's Church in Rostock, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, 15th Century, Bavaria, Clocks, Big Ben, Netherlands

Astronomical clock in St. Mary's Church, Rostock

This astronomical clock was built in 1472 by Hans Düringer and is the only one of its kind still in working condition with its original clockworks. It is placed in St. Mary’s church (Marienkirche), the biggest of three town churches found in the Hanseatic city of Rostock. A fascinating detail of the clock is this…

Modern gabled house in Rostock, Germany Empire State Building, Old Town, Germany, Old Things, Architecture, Modern, House, Rostock, Old City

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…

'Seven proud sisters kissed by one sea' in Rostock, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Baltic Sea, Bavaria, Sisters, Castle, Germany

'Seven proud sisters kissed by one sea' in Rostock

This sculpture in the city of Rostock named ‘Seven proud sisters are kissed by one sea’ (Sieben stolze Schwestern küsst das eine Meer) was created by Reinhardt Dietrich in 1985. It portrays the peaceful coexistence of the seven countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. The sculpture was created during the era of the German Democratic Republic…

Youth hostel inside a former weather station in Warnemünde, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Hostel, Willis Tower, Travel Destinations, Youth

Youth hostel in Warnemünde

A fun way to stay in Warnemünde is this youth hostel located in the edifice of a former weather station. The equipment on top of the tower is still used for providing data for weather forecasting. Sources / More info Youth Hostel Warnemünde (Website)

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

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…

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, Villa

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…

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

Police boat FPB 25 (2001) in Rostock

While cruising the river Warnow from Rostock to Warnemünde I came across a police boat of the same name. The Warnow is a patrol vessel (Type FPB 25) built by the company Fassmer. I took this photo next to the Hohe Dünne Yachting & Spa Resort. At that time the boat was on duty for…

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

The manhole covers in Rostock display the coat of arms of the city. The coat of arms dating back to 1367 depicts a golden griffin of a blue field (representing the former princes of Rostock) with bars of silver and … Continue reading → Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Coat Of Arms, Cover Art, Tapas, Germany, Colours

Manhole cover in Rostock

The manhole covers in Rostock display the city arms. The coat of arms dating back to 1367 depicts a golden griffin of a blue field (representing the former princes of Rostock) with bars of silver and red (the colours of the Hanseatic League). As a member of the Hanseatic League the city is named Hansestadt…

The city hall of Rostock dating back to the century is an interesting mixture of Brick Gothic and Baroque architecture. The Baroque porch was built in front of the Gothic wall in the beginning of the century. Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Baroque Architecture, 18th Century, Travel Destinations, Castle, Germany

City hall of Rostock

The city hall of Rostock dating back to the 13th century is an interesting mixture of Brick Gothic and Baroque architecture. The Baroque porch was built in front of the Gothic wall in the beginning of the 18th century. Sights of Rostock (Website)