Sightseeing Rostock and Warnemünde

St. Marien Church

St. Marien Church

St. Marien is Rostock’s most beautiful and most important church (1230).

St. Petri Church

St. Petri Church

The 117-metres tall steeple of St. Petri, high on the banks of the Warnow, was a landmark for sailors and fishermen over the centuries.

St. Nikolai Church

St. Nikolai Church

The St. Nikolai Church in Rostock is one of the oldest of the remaining hall churches in the Baltic region.

Convent of the Holy Cross

Convent of the Holy Cross

The former Cistercian convent was founded in the year 1270 by the Danish Queen Margarete.

St. Katharine‘s Monastery

St. Katharine‘s Monastery

The Franciscans began with the establishment of this monastery in 1223.

Neuer Markt and Town hall

Neuer Markt and Town hall

On the former market square of the middle town you will today find gabled houses, the fountain of seagulls with Greek gods and Town Hall.

House of the Estates and Stone Gate

House of the Estates and Stone Gate

The House of the Estates was built in the style of Historicism (1890) and used to be the seat of the Mecklenburg provincial states.

Kröpelin Gate

Kröpelin Gate

The Kröpelin Gate (Kröpeliner Tor), first mentioned in documents in 1280, is the most magnificent of the former 22 city and water gates.

City harbour

City harbour

The city harbour on the banks of the river Warnow with a museum and yacht harbour is a popular pedestrian zone with restaurants, shops and large stores.

Ramparts and City Wall

Ramparts and City Wall

Large sections of Rostock’s city defences are still preserved today.

University Square

University Square

With a structure richly decorated in terracotta the main university building was erected in 1867 in the style of the Italian Renaissance.

Lighthouse and Teapot

Lighthouse and Teapot

The 30.6 metres high lighthouse, built in 1897/98, is made of white glazed bricks.

Warnemünde Church

Warnemünde Church

The neo-gothic church in the centre of the seaside resort was built in 1866 – 1871. It is already the third building in Warnemünde.

Old Stream and Middle Pier

Old Stream and Middle Pier

Today the former harbour entrance is a combined fishing and sailing harbour. Tours of the harbour and sea trips start here.

Bailiwick of Warnemünde

Bailiwick of Warnemünde

The most valuable and oldest building of Warnemünde is the bailiwick. She was a Royal Danish Palace (1250).