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The Petermännchen, a good-natured household spirit in Schwerin, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Household, Germany, Spirit, Holiday, Painting

The Petermännchen in Schwerin

The Petermännchen (Little Peterman) is a good-natured household spirit who is said to live in the Schwerin Palace. He is rewarding those who are honest and good but punishes thieves and intruders. Today it is a sort of mascot and one can see him in many parts of the city life. There is even a…

Staircase of Schwerin Palace in Mecklenburg Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Dresden, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Palace, Castle, Germany

Staircase of Schwerin Palace in Mecklenburg

Looking downstairs at Schwerin Palace (Schloss Schwerin). The palace houses a museum as well as the state diet (Landtag) of the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. State Parliament of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Website) Schwerin Palace (Wikipedia) Schwerin Palace (Website)

The orangery of Schwerin Castle (Schloss Schwerin) was built in During the era of the German Democratic Republic, the rooms were used as a Polytechnic Museum for a few years. Palace, Urban, Mansions, House Styles, Building, Castles, Germany, Travel, Viajes

Orangery of Schwerin Palace

The orangery of Schwerin Castle (Schloss Schwerin) was built in 1853. During the era of the German Democratic Republic, the rooms were used as a Polytechnic Museum for a few years. Today, during the warm seasons, visitors can enjoy cakes and coffee in the Orangerie Café. Sources / More info Schweriner Schloss Localitäten (Website) Schwerin…

The ****Hotel Speicher am Ziegelsee is located inside a former granary dating back to The edifice is situated next to a lake named Ziegelsee so guests can reach the hotel by boat. The sign HOTEL SPEICHER is actually the … Continue reading → Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Travel Destinations, Castle, Germany, Brandenburg

Hotel 'Speicher am Ziegelsee' in Schwerin

The ****Hotel Speicher am Ziegelsee is located inside a former granary dating back to 1939. The edifice is situated next to a lake named Ziegelsee so guests can reach the hotel by boat. The sign HOTEL SPEICHER is actually the sign of the boat station. Hotel Speicher am Ziegelsee (Website)

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 → Coffee Names, Shops, Old Things, Traditional, Places, Tents, Retail, Retail Stores, Lugares

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…

Manhole cover in Schwerin, Germany Capital City, Cover Art, Tapas, Knight, Germany, Architecture, Classic, Image, Design

Manhole cover in Schwerin

Schwerin is the capital city (LANDESHAUPTSTADT) of the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The manhole covers in Schwerin show the city arms in the version of 1991. The depicted knight represents Henry the Lion (Heinrich der Löwe). The conspicuous flag in his hand is a gonfalon. Sources / More info Henry the Lion (Wikipedia) Schwerin (Wikipedia)…

Gallery of Old & New Masters in Schwerin, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Old And New, Museums, Masters, Travel Destinations

State Museum in Schwerin

The State Museum Schwerin (Staatliches Museum Schwerin) was opened in 1882. It is built in neo-renaissance style. At the time of its construction, it was considered the authoritative museum building. Particularly well-known exhibits are the animal representations of the French painter Jean Baptiste Oudry and the objects of Marcel Duchamp. Sources / More info State…

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Coat of arms of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was formed through the merger of the historic regions of Mecklenburg and Vorpommern after World War II. The both bull’s heads refer to Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the griffin is a symbol for Pomerania (Pommern), the eagle of Brandenburg refers to the Uckermark, which is divided between Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Brandenburg today.…