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Schleswig-Holstein and the Baltic Coast Sights

Marktplatz (Market Square)

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Updated 11/13/2013

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One of the largest and best preserved squares in Germany is framed by patrician gabled houses. Their style ranges from redbrick late Gothic through Dutch Renaissance to 19th-century neoclassical. The square's Wasserkunst, the ornate pumping station built in Dutch Renaissance style, was constructed between 1580 and 1602 by the Dutch master Philipp Brandin.

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Marktplatz, Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

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