For several years now, the Riding Alexandrine has been decorating Alexandrine Square., © Gabriele Skorupski
Monuments and Sights

In the 200th year of her birth, Alexandrine, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, has returned to Ludwigslust. Riding a horse, she has stood since 2003 on the square that has borne her name for more than 150 years.

The Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, born Friederike Wilhelmine Alexandrine Marie Helene, spent 15 years of her life in Ludwigslust. The daughter of Prussian King Frederick William III and the legendary Queen Luise was not only beautiful, clever and friendly; with charm and intelligence she conquered the hearts of the Ludwigslust population, much like Empress Sissi in Austria.
In Ludwigslust, the Protestant kindergarten "Alexandrinenstift" is still a reminder of the commitment of the future mother of the state, who died in Schwerin on April 21, 1892, at the age of 89.
An oversized bronze sculpture of the Alexandrine on horseback, created by the sculptors Andreas Krämmer and Holger Lassen, has stood in the center of the renovated and redesigned Alexandrinenplatz since 2003 and commemorates the Grand Duchess. The ensemble is to be supplemented by six sandstones along Schloßstraße, which will be provided with literary texts, and the runner, who at that time carried the court's mail to Schwerin on foot every day.

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Bronzestatue "Reitende Alexandrine"

Alexandrinenplatz
19288 Ludwigslust


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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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At any time of the year it is magical here., © Raimo Reincke

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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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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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

  • Temporarily closed
  • Schlossplatz, 19288 Ludwigslust

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The present town hall was originally a carton fabrique and the court house., © Gabriele Skorupski

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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View from the castle to the Natureum., © Naturforschende Gesellschaft Mecklenburg e.V.

Natureum Ludwigslust

  • Schloßfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

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Ludwigslust castle café

  • Schlossfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

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Schweizerhaus in Ludwigslust Castle Park

  • Schlossgarten, 19288 Ludwigslust

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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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Christine Gabler also makes curtains in her show workshop., © Gabriele Skorupski

Tines weaving and candle barn

  • Ludwigsluster Straße, 19288 Groß Laasch

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Hotel de Weimar in Ludwigslust, © Hotel de Weimar

Hotel de Weimar

  • Schloßstraße, 19288 Ludwigslust

Stay overnight in historical walls and let yourself be spoiled by excellent cuisine.

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Biosphere shelf in Ludwigslust garden center

  • Friedrich-Naumann-Allee, 19288 Ludwigslust

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Denissen farm - farm store Wöbbelin

  • Ludwigsluster Str., 19288 Wöbbelin

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