St. Nikolai Cathedral, © Gudrun Koch
Historical Buildings, Churches, Brick Gothic

Greifswald Cathedral is one of the most beautiful sacred buildings in northern Germany. With its 100 m high tower, it towers over the Hanseatic City of Greifswald. From its tower gallery, you have an impressive view as far as the Island of Rügen.

The slender baroque onion dome with two lanterns replaced the Gothic spire in 1652. The University of Greifswald was opened in St. Nikolai in 1456. Today it is the venue for the Greifswald Bach Week.

Protestant cathedral, first mentioned in a document in 1280, nine-and-a-half bay long brick basilica with a choir closed on three sides, chapel extension and sacristy on the north side, 1st half of the 15th century incorporating the previous building of a five-bay, three-aisled brick hall church, extended around 1400 to include a four-and-a-half bay choir and surrounding chapel wreath.

The painter Caspar David Friedrich made the church in his home town world-famous. The parish church only became a cathedral when the episcopal see of the Pomeranian Protestant Church was moved from Szczecin to Greifswald in 1947. The tapered tower with its onion dome and four corner towers is particularly striking. The light-flooded basilica is the venue for the annual Greifswald Bach Festival.

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© Dresdner Kreuzchor

Dresden Kreuzchor

  • Date: 6/3/24
  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

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Bach at night

  • Date: 6/3/24
  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

Organ music in the cathedral at night

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© Geert Maciejewski

For Caspar David

  • Date: 6/4/24
  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

Evening of encounter

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Dresden Kreuzchor

  • Date: 6/3/24
  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

Special concert caspardavid250

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Bach at night

  • Date: 6/3/24
  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

Organ music in the cathedral at night

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© Geert Maciejewski

For Caspar David

  • Date: 6/4/24
  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

Evening of encounter

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Das Mühlenensemble: Wassermühle, Wohnhaus, Festsaal, © Vincent Leifer

Watermill Hanshagen

  • Mühlenblick, 17509 Hanshagen

Visit the listed Watermill Hanshagen built in 1524. Experience the history, enjoy the superb Environment, eat, celebrate and stay overnight or get married here! Start your trips to the Hanse town Greifswald and Stralsund or to the Islands of Usedom or Rügen.

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© Caspar-David-Friedrich-Gesellschaft e. V., ©2021 Gudrun Koch

Caspar David Friedrich Center

  • Open today
  • Lange Straße, 17489 Greifswald

The Caspar-David-Friedrich-Zentrum, opened in 2004 in the historic Seifensiederei and expanded in 2011 to include the entire former residential and commercial building of the Friedrich family, commemorates the great painter and greatest son of the city of Greifswald. It is also a museum, documentation and research center. Caspar David Friedrich was born here on September 5, 1774.

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View into our lounge, © nautic vr

Nautic VR - Experience virtual reality

  • Open today
  • Lange Reihe, 17489 Greifswald

At Nautic-VR you can explore virtual reality together with your friends! So put on your goggles and off you go!

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© Gudrun Koch

Eldena monastery ruins

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Wolgaster Landstraße, 17493 Greifswald

The monastery ruins and park are a popular excursion destination for Greifswald residents and their guests. The monastery ruins are also the starting and finishing point of the themed cycle path "Route of North German Romanticism", which traces the stations and lives of the North German Romantics of Western Pomerania.

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Greifswald Bodden, © surflocal.de

Surfspot Loissin

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 17509 Loissin

You can reach the spot via the campsite, where you can also take a shower and, of course, pitch your tent. Beginners will find a large standing area in Loissin. Experienced surfers will be happy about the fantastic shallow water conditions. The spot works with wind from west to northeast.

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© Gudrun Koch

Caspar-David-Friedrich-Bildweg

Discover the almost authentic pictorial motifs of the artist born in Greifswald - Caspar David Friedrich. At vantage points, which Friedrich chose as motifs for his works and which are still preserved today, you can recreate the typical Friedrich mood.

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© Gudrun Koch

Caspar-David-Friedrich-Bildweg

  • Rathaus/Markt, 17489 Greifswald

Discover the almost authentic pictorial motifs of the artist born in Greifswald - Caspar David Friedrich. At vantage points, which Friedrich chose as motifs for his works and which are still preserved today, you can recreate the typical Friedrich mood.

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The regional store WOLFGRAMM, © Dörte Wolfgramm-Stühmeyer

Regional store WOLFGRAMM

  • Open today
  • Zum alten Mischplatz, 17498 Levenhagen

Regionalladen WOLFGRAMM brings together the diversity of the region.

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The University of Greifswald with the Rubenow Monument., © Gudrun Koch

University of Greifswald

  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

The University of Greifswald is one of the oldest universities in Europe. The baroque main building with the old faculties in the middle of the old town is a particularly popular destination for tourists.

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© Gudrun Koch

Greifswald barrage

  • Am Ryck, 17493 Greifswald

The Greifswald barrage is located in the water cross-section of the Ryck federal waterway at the mouth of the "Dänische Wiek" in the Greifswald-Wieck district. It forms an integral part of the flood protection system for the University and Hanseatic City of Greifswald.

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© Gudrun Koch

Marketplace of the University and Hanseatic City of Greifswald

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Markt, 17489 Greifswald

The development of the town of Greifswald began with the founding of Hilda Monastery. The town was first mentioned in a document in 1248 and received its town charter in 1250. The market square is the heart of the historic old town. Caspar David Friedrich painted the market square with a view of the Ratsapotheke and part of the town hall as a watercolor - on display in the Pomeranian State Museum.

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© Gudrun Koch

Greifswald museum shipyard

  • Salinenstraße, 17489 Greifswald

The last historic shipyard in Greifswald is somewhat hidden on the northern side of the Ryck and was founded in 2001 as a self-help shipyard for owners of historic ships.

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© surflocal.de

Surfspot Grabow

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18574 Grabow

The optimal wind direction for the wave spot is east. Then small, steep ramps build up on the numerous sandbanks, which are nice to ride down.

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Sailing trips with the sailboat, © AbenteuerSegeln

AbenteuerSegeln (Sailing adventure)

  • Salinenstraße, 17489 Greifswald

Whether a sailing trip to Norway, Rügen, Bornholm or Copenhagen, AbenteuerSegeln shows you with one of its modern and safe sailing yachts the most beautiful places on the European North Sea and the Baltic Sea. For day guests, various sailing trips are offered in Greifswald, which definitely provide an unforgettable experience in the most beautiful sailing area in Germany.

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Showroom with technical equipment for the development and production of veterinary vaccines, © Franziska Hagen/Verein UNS RIEMS

"UNS Riems" Museum of virology

  • Schulstraße, 17493 Greifswald-Insel Riems

On the tiny island of Riems – situated between Greifswald and Stralsund – is a cutting edge animal diseases research centers. Among other things, bird flu is studied here. The small museum is committed to present the history of this research, focusing on the beginnings and its founder Friedrich Loeffler.

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