Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss), Schwerin

Set on an island in the lake Schweriner See, Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss)has undergone many renovations over the centuries and is now the seat of the local government. It also hosts an art museum that features seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish paintings. The castle's roots date back to 1160, when Henry the Lion (Henry III) built a castle at this site. Later the dukes of Mecklenburgonce lived in the castle, which fell into disrepair when they moved out in 1765. A round of vast renovations kicked off in 1843. The German state took over the site in 1918. Later, fire damage set off another round of renovations. If you visit, keep an eye out for the Ghost of Petermännchen, said to be a very short man in 17th-century clothes. Arrange to visit Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) and other attractions in Schwerin using our Schwerin trip planner .
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  • Very beautiful castle. Vnktri were on tour. Russian headphone No. Around the huge territory. In March were bare trees and bushes, and in summer a wonderful Green Park.
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  • Please look around and enjoy! The gardens is unique due to the proximity of water. It is probably biased as Schwerin... Time take to slow down!
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  • The Schwerin Castle is already visible, and looks like a fairy-tale castle with its towers and the golden ornaments. It is anyway, visit wert.eine guide is recommended so that you can see the most important.
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  • The incredible history of the Schwerin Castle and how big it is isn't just all. The surrounding adds even more to it. And newly wedded couples often find it appealing for foto shooting.
  • Beautiful castle. Only a pity that we couldn't pay using a card and there was no ATM in the are.
  • Very beautiful castle. Its kind of park with benches and nice views.
  • Great place to visit. Recommended the audio tour
  • Beautiful castle! I'll definitely return when the garden s are in full bloom
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