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Alter Markt (Old Market Square)

Alter Markt (Old Market Square) Review

The Alter Markt has the best local architecture, ranging from Gothic to Renaissance to baroque. Most homes belonged to rich merchants, notably the late-Gothic Wulflamhaus, with 17 ornate, steeply stepped gables. Stralsund's architectural masterpiece, however, is the 14th-century Rathaus, considered by many to be the finest secular example of redbrick Gothic. The Rathaus is a mirror image of the a similar building in Lübeck, Stralsund's main rival in the Hanseatic League

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  • Address: Alter Markt 1, Stralsund, 18439 | Map It
  • Location: Stralsund
Updated: 11-13-2013

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