Memorial plaque with memorial stone, © Frank Burger
Monuments and Sights

The atonement stone of Zepelin stands in memory of a murder at this place in the forest of Darnow.

The atonement stone commemorates a double murder committed in 1623. When the mayor of Demmin, Alexander von Harten, took a rest at this spot, he and also his coachman were treacherously murdered by his servant out of greed for money. The stone served in the meantime as a stepping stone in the manor house Wolken. In 1891 the stone was put back in its place. It is located in a wooded area on the Bützow-Schwaan road. Behind the railroad line a path leads into the forest. At a forest intersection about 150 m to the right.

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Schwaan Art Museum

  • Closed today
  • Mühlenstraße, 18258 Schwaan

The art museum in the Kunstmühle dedicates its exhibition and collection activities to the painters of the Schwaan artists' colony. In addition to its own collection, changing exhibitions are shown. These tie in with the works of the Schwaan painters and place them in a new context.

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© Wiebke Hörring

Children Youth Art House Güstrow

  • Baustraße, 18273 Güstrow

We show seen and invented from all workshops: painting, graphics, textiles and objects. Figures in the variety of their shape testify to the imagination of the children and young people. The exhibition encourages participation - material is ready.

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Ernst Barlach Museums Güstrow - Gertruden Chapel

  • Gertrudenplatz, 18273 Güstrow

Located not far from the center of Güstrow, the Gothic Gertruden Chapel was opened in 1953 as the first Barlach Museum in Güstrow. The chapel houses about 30 sculptures and reliefs by Ernst Barlach, all of which were created during the Güstrow period.

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Güstrow Cathedral

  • Domplatz, 18273 Güstrow

Construction of the cathedral began in 1226 and was not completed until 1335 with the consecration of the altar. The transition from the Romanesque to the Gothic period can be clearly seen at Güstrow Cathedral. The cruciform ground plan and the elongated choir room point to the Romanesque concept. The massive west tower is 44 meters high.

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Parish Church of St. Mary

  • Open today
  • Markt, 18273 Güstrow

The Güstrow parish church stands on the market square in the immediate vicinity of the town hall. The first documented mention of the parish church dates back to 1308. After the fire in the center of Güstrow in 1503, which also destroyed the church, it was rebuilt and consecrated in 1508. When you enter the parish church, the first thing you see is the completely restored Jan Borman altar from 1522. This work of art, the ornate pulpit, the impressive organ and a small Barlach angel are already reasons enough to take a look around. But there is one very special highlight that you should not miss: 196 steps lead up to the 41 meter high observation deck of the highest building in Güstrow. A magnificent view over the city and Heidberge, the lakes and the meadows leaves many tourists amazed.

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Güstrow Castle

  • Temporarily closed
  • Franz-Parr-Platz, 18273 Güstrow

On the edge of the old town of Güstrow, one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe surprises with its southern charm. Magnificent stucco ceilings from the time of construction have been preserved. Extensive renovation work is currently taking place in the castle. Due to this, the castle museum is not open to the public.

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Friedrichshof Manor

  • Kastanienallee, 18299 Dolgen

The manor house is a family-run hotel with restaurant, hunting room, cellar bar and sun terrace. It is situated in a single location at the Hohen Sprenzer See in the hills of Mecklenburg Switzerland.

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© Frank Burger

Hohen Luckow Manor

  • Rostocker Straße, 18239 Hohen Luckow

The Hohen Luckow manor, commissioned by Christoph von Bassewitz in 1707, is located in the gentle moraine landscape of Mecklenburg only 25 km from the Baltic Sea. The magnificent stucco on the ceilings of the salons has made the manor famous. The manor with its farm buildings, landscaped park and estates form an ensemble unique in the region.

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Climbing & Adventure Forest Schwaan

  • Open today
  • Feldstraße, 18258 Schwaan

CLIMBING, FUN & EDUCATION - all in one place! The longest ropeway in the north with 116.5 meters awaits you! In addition, seven courses with over 60 climbing tasks and an event tower with "Skyjump" from a height of over 9 meters.

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Municipal Gallery Wollhalle

  • Open today
  • Franz-Parr-Platz, 18273 Güstrow

Originally built as a ducal horse stable, the Güstrow city fathers acquired the building in 1817 to store the wool produced in the country. Today, the wool hall houses modern gallery spaces in a historic ambience

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Leisure and family park miniature town Bützow

  • Nebelring, 18246 Bützow

Bützow in miniature, the "miniature town", is equally attractive to locals and guests. Set back in time to around 1850, the viewer here feels like a giant in dwarf land.

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City Museum Güstrow

  • Open today
  • Franz-Parr-Platz, 18273 Güstrow

Since 2003, the Güstrow City Museum has had a new location: it is located above the city archives in the hospital of a country workhouse built in 1826.

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© Christoph Nahr

City Hall Güstrow

  • Closed today
  • Markt, 18273 Güstrow

None of the Mecklenburg town halls of classicism looks as festive and inviting as this one in Güstrow.

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© Frank Burger

Schwaan church

  • Schulstraße, 18258 Schwaan

The church is a single-nave all-brick church, begun in the early 13th century as a Romanesque building and completed in the mid-13th century in the Gothic style.

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Güstrow castle garden

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  • Franz-Parr-Platz, 18273 Güstrow

The garden of Güstrow Castle was first mentioned in 1570 and was subsequently redesigned several times. On the occasion of the 750th anniversary of Güstrow, the garden was rededicated in 1978. Old plans formed the basis for the design.

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