History of Rostock
Find out more about Rostock and discover its maritime history.
In this section, you will find out what is worth knowing about Rostock. Find out more about the history of Rostock and its culture.
Discover Rostock’s legends during a city tour of Rostock and the seaside resort of Warnemünde.
Because of the serpent’s relation to wisdom, it is said that this was traditionally the favourite legend of the Mayor of Rostock.
Even in Rostock, hardly anybody knows anything about the founding legend of Rostock’s Marienkirche.
In Rostock’s city centre, the legend is recorded on a painting. It leads along the Warnow towards the North, to an old location.
For reasons unknown, over the past few centuries the date at the stone gate has been changed.
On the Glatter Aal, a square in Rostock named after an old tavern, there is a man with a golden nose.
Blücher’s ghost does not just live on in the minds of the people of Rostock and history enthusiasts.