About Wismar

The small city of Wismar, in Mecklenburg Western Pomerania on the Baltic Sea, is crammed with history and picturesque charm. Established in the 13th century, it was a powerful Hanseatic city known for brewing excellent beer and weaving wool. And a 200-year Swedish occupation strongly influenced the architecture as well as the style of the city.

The historic heart of Wismar is a UNESCO World cultural Heritage Site, with a wonderful assortment of landmark churches, and the remarkable 14th century red brick cathedral of St Nikolai, one of the biggest churches in Europe. It also boasts all manner of lovely buildings from Hanseatic Gothik brick to Swedish gable houses.

The huge central market square is surrounded by an eclectic collection of architecture, including the Dutch Renaissance style pavilion Wasserkunst, the neoclassical Town Hall and the Old Swede restaurant, built in 1380. The best way to experience this city is to wander the cobbles. But if your feet get tired there are plenty of cafés and bars to choose from. Or try a smoked fish roll in the old harbour.


Shore excursions in Wismar

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