Sights & Attractions in Schleswig-Holstein and the Baltic Coast

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Name Category Location
 
Alter Markt
The Alter Markt has the best local architecture, ranging from...
Squares Stralsund
 
Altfriesisches Haus
For a glimpse of the rugged lives of 19th-century fishermen...
Museums / Galleries Sylt
 
Altstadt
In the egg-shaped Altstadt, proof of Lübeck's former position...
Squares Lübeck
 
Bergen
This small town is the island's administrative capital, founded...
Towns Rügen Island
 
Binz
The largest resort town on Rügen's east coast, it has white villas...
Towns Rügen Island
 
Buddenbrookhaus
Two highly respectable-looking mansions are devoted to two of...
Museums / Galleries Lübeck
 
Deutsches Meeresmuseum
The Stralsund aquarium of Baltic Sea life is part of this three-floor...
Zoos / Aquariums Stralsund
 
Fürstenhof
The home of the former dukes of Mecklenburg stands next to the...
Castles / Palaces Wismar
 
Günter Grass-Haus
Near the museum is the second mansion, which is devoted to Germany's...
Museums / Galleries Lübeck
 
Heilig-Geist-Hospital
Take a look inside the entrance hall of this Gothic building...
Hospitals Lübeck
 
Hiddensee
Off the northwest corner of Rügen is a smaller island called...
Islands Rügen Island
 
Kampen
The Sylt island's unofficial capital is the main destination...
Towns Sylt
 
Kap Arkona
Marking the northernmost point in eastern Germany is the lighthouse...
Nautical Sites Rügen Island
 
Katherinenkloster
A former cloister, 40 of its rooms now house two museums: the...
Religious Sites Stralsund
 
Kröpelinerstrasse
This pedestrian-only shooping street stretches from the old the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Rostock
 
Kulturhistorisches Museum
This museum exhibits diverse artifacts from more than 10,000...
Museums / Galleries Stralsund
 
Lübecker Dom
Construction of this, the city's oldest building, began in 1173...
Religious Sites Lübeck
 
Marienkirche
The impressive redbrick Gothic structure, which has the highest...
Religious Sites Lübeck
 
Marienkirche
The ruins of this church with its 250-foot tower, bombed in World...
Religious Sites Wismar
 
Marktplatz
One of the largest and best preserved squares in Germany is framed...
Squares Wismar
 
The Naturschutzgebiet Kampener Vogelkoje
Built in the mid-17th century, this conservation area once served...
Nature Preserves Sylt
 
Neuer Markt
Here, you'll immediately notice the architectural potpourri of...
Squares Rostock
 
Putbus
The heart of this town, 28 km (17 miles) southwest of Binz, is...
Towns Rügen Island
 
Rathaus
Dating from 1240, the Rathaus is among the buildings lining the...
Government Buildings Lübeck
 
Rotes Kliff
One of the island's best-known features is this dune cliff on...
Viewpoints Sylt
 
Sassnitz
This small fishing town is the island's harbor for ferries to...
Towns Rügen Island
 
Schifffahrtsmuseum
Tracing the history of shipping on the Baltic, this museum displays...
Museums / Galleries Rostock
 
St. Georgen zu Wismar
This church, another victim of the war, stands next to the Fürstenhof...
Religious Sites Wismar
 
St. Marienkirche
This four-century-old church, the Gothic architectural prize...
Religious Sites Rostock
 
St. Marienkirche
This enormous church is the largest of Stralsund's three redbrick...
Religious Sites Stralsund
 
St. Nikolaikirche
The late-Gothic church, with a 120-foot-high nave, was built...
Religious Sites Wismar
 
St. Nikolaikirche
The treasures of the 13th-century Gothic church include a 15-foot-high...
Religious Sites Stralsund
 
St. Severin Church
The 800-year-old church was built on the highest elevation in...
Religious Sites Sylt
 
Sylter Heimatmuseum
This small museum tells the centuries-long history of the island's...
Museums / Galleries Sylt
 
To'n Zägenkrog
If you have an hour to spare, wander among the jetties and quays...
Houses / Mansions Wismar
 
Universitätsplatz
The triangular University Square, commemorating the founding...
Squares Rostock
 
Westerland
The island's major town is not quite as expensive as Kampen...
Parks Sylt
 
Zoologischer Garten
Here you'll find one of the largest collections of exotic animals...
Zoos / Aquariums Rostock
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