The memorial commemorates the victims of the Wöbbelin subcamp of Neuengamme concentration camp., © Gabriele Skorupski
Monuments and Sights

In honor of the victims of the Nazi regime, a monument made of sandstone with a surrounding relief was erected at the basin in 1951. This is located in the visual axis between the castle and the town church and was designed by the Ludwigslust graphic artist and painter Herbert Bartholomäus.

200 victims of the Wöbbelin subcamp of Neuengamme concentration camp were honorably buried here in individual graves on May 7, 1945 by order of the American military authorities. The population of Ludwigslust and the surrounding area as well as captured soldiers and officers of the German Wehrmacht had to attend the burial.
Over the years, the burial ground was redesigned several times. The memorial received its current appearance in 2000 on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp subcamp. On the initiative of former member of the 82nd Airborne Division Leonard Linton, Corporal of the U.S. Army and honorary citizen of the city of Ludwigslust, 200 grave slabs were set into the ground, 51 of which were marked with the Star of David and 149 with a cross. Two plaques in English and German provide information about the history of the site.

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Camping and boat harbor Eldena

  • Am Bootshafen, 19288 Eldena

"Island" of relaxation and tranquility. Round plank café with a magnificent view over the boat harbor. Fishing possibility directly at the pitch or nearby. Large lawn for relaxing and sunbathing. A well-kept green area invites you to look and linger.

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Orangery Ludwigslust

  • Friedrich-Naumann-Allee, 19288 Ludwigslust

The duke's half-timbered orangery, built around 1780, is now a unique event location with its own brewery, just 200 meters from Ludwigslust's baroque palace.

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Hotel Neustadt-Glewe Castle

  • Schlossfreiheit, 19306 Neustadt-Glewe

Nestled in the charming landscape of the Thousand Lakes Mecklenburg, on the edge of the protected landscape area Lewitz, a wonderful stay awaits you in our 4-star hotel. The castle inspires with baroque splendor, 1,600 m² of lush stucco work and 32 chimneys richly decorated with rosettes, cornices and figures. With branch office of the registry office for a dream wedding in the castle.

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Neustadt-Glewe Castle

  • Alte Burg, 19306 Neustadt-Glewe

The oldest preserved fortress in Mecklenburg stands in Neustadt-Glewe. It is one of the best preserved castles in Mecklenburg and can be visited. At the castle, there is a museum that is well worth seeing, as well as a restaurant and a tourist information office.

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Ludwigslust castle park

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  • Schlossplatz, 19288 Ludwigslust

The park is temporarily completely closed due to a tree fall. Measures are currently underway to restore traffic safety along the main paths. The castle museum, café and the lawn parterre are accessible.

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Ludwigslust Castle with reflection in the pond "Karauschen", © SSGK MV / Jörn Lehmann

Ludwigslust Castle

  • Open today
  • Schlossfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

The magnificent Ludwigslust Palace, situated in a spacious park with avenues, cascades, canals and water jumps, is the center of the late Baroque town complex. In the castle's museum, the restored rooms shine in courtly splendor and transport visitors back in time. In the hunting hall of the castle there is a café with a spacious terrace overlooking the castle park.

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Ludwigslust castle café

  • Schlossfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

Our cafe is located on the first floor of the beautiful castle. The large terrace offers a great view of the castle park.

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City Hall Ludwigslust

  • Schloßstraße, 19288 Ludwigslust

Ludwigsluster Schlossstraße is the site of today's town hall. However, the two-story brick building was not always the seat of the city administration. It was built in 1780 by Johann Joachim Busch and initially served as a court house, the upper floor of which housed the Carton-Fabrique.

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Denissen farm

  • Ludwigsluster Straße, 19288 Wöbbelin

The perfect stop between Berlin and Hamburg is only 5 minutes away from the highway A24 (exit Wöbbelin). In the small community of Wöbbelin you will find our versatile adventure farm.

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Natureum Ludwigslust

  • Schloßfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

The oldest building in Ludwigslust, built around 1750 as a fountain house, houses the "Natureum am Schloss Ludwigslust". It was built to supply water to the fountains located behind the former hunting lodge. Today, the "Naturforschende Gesellschaft Mecklenburg e.V." has its headquarters here. On the first floor of the Natureum, nature and the natural history of western Mecklenburg are presented in six rooms.

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Schweizerhaus in Ludwigslust Castle Park

  • Schlossgarten, 19288 Ludwigslust

The bright, thatched half-timbered house in the palace park was built as the summer residence of Duchess Luise at the end of the 18th century in Ludwigslust Palace Park.

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die kramserei - many good ideas

  • Platz der Jugend, 19288 Klein Krams

the kramserei - an over 170 year old hall farmhouse in the Griesen area - offers creative freedom in many ways: pottery, candle casting, soap boiling, willow weaving are courses in traditional crafts. In addition, there is a lot to experience live in the hall and on the park-like property.

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Tines weaving and candle barn

  • Ludwigsluster Straße, 19288 Groß Laasch

If you want to experience how decorative candles are made, the Weaving and Candle Barn in Groß Laasch is just the place for you. Here, Christine Gabler handcrafts pretty light and warmth dispensers that create a cozy atmosphere not only in the cold season.

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Birkenkamp farm

  • Plüter, 19230 Bresegard bei Picher

Guided hikes with alpacas, workshops and seminars, a mini farm store and overnight stays in a teepee - the Birkenkamp farm has so much to offer!

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Denissen farm - farm store Wöbbelin

  • Ludwigsluster Str., 19288 Wöbbelin

The perfect stop for a farm shop visit is located between Berlin and Hamburg just 5 minutes from the A24 freeway (Wöbbelin exit). In the small community of Wöbbelin you will find our store right next to our restaurant and the huge adventure playground.

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