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Old Garden and Schwerin Castle

In the PTZ webcam you can clearly see Schwerin city central square of the 9th century – Old Garden (Alte Garten). Currently, the esplanade is a place for meetings, events and also an important tourist attraction.

As the live stream shows well, the Old Garden is surrounded by old beautiful buildings. The online camera moves and its viewing angle is wide, you are also given the opportunity to see the Schwerin Lake and Burgsee Lake, Schwerin Castle, theatre, museum, Altes Palais Palace and the State Chancellery.

The 19th century Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss), which is perfectly displayed in a live camera, is one of the most picturesque castles in Germany. In the past, the citadel in this online broadcast served as the residence of the Mecklenburg house head Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The Schwerin castle is located on the Palace Island, which also falls into the lens of a web camera. Nowadays, the castle houses the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Land Parliament (Landtag).


The city of Schwerin, where the live broadcast is conducted from, is the administrative center of the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, and is located in its continental part, among picturesque lakes, the largest of which is Schweriner See, shown online.

Besides the aforementioned Schwerin castle, which is visible in a webcam, the city has other interesting sights like: the famous archaeologist and discoverer of Troy Heinrich Schliemann monument; functioning 18th Century Grinding Mill (Schleifmuhle); The Palace Garden (Der Schlossgarten), with a drawbridge with cast-iron railing, a monument to the Grand Duke Frederick Franz II and other sculptures located around Permozero Lake, as well as the palace garden pavilion. Next to the Palace Garden there is the English Garden.

If you go to Schwerin with children, visit the Schwerin Zoological Garden. (Zoologischer Garten Schwerin).

In Schwerin, whose Old Garden is shown by a webcam, there are many ancient religious buildings: the Schwerin Cathedral, built from 1260 to 1416; Shelf Church of St. Nicholas (Schelfkirche. St. Nikolai) of the 18th century; Gothic church of Paul (Paulskirche).

In addition to the historic center of Schwerin, where there is an online camera, tourists together with ecological excursion often visit the amazing Kaninchenwerder, a wooded island in the middle of Lake Schwerin. Another natural area of the city is the Zippendorfer Strand resort, located on the southern shore of Lake Schwerin.

Best panorama of Schwerin online, opens from the observation deck of the Schwerin Television Tower (Schweriner Fernsehturm, 136 m), built in 60s of the 20th century.

In the city, one of the main attractions of which, Schwerin Castle, this online webcam shows well, there are interesting museums and research educational centers: an observatory and a planetarium (Sternwarte und Planetarium); House Schleswig-Holstein (Schleswig-Holstein-Haus) – the former residence of the Bishop of Schwerin; Castle Museum (Schlossmuseum) with an exposition dedicated to Grand Dukes of Mecklenburg-Schwerin; Schwerin State Art Museum (Staatliches Museum Schwerin) with a fascinating collection of Flemish and Dutch paintings of the 17th century; Open Air Museum of Ethnography Schwerin Mueß (Freilichtmuseum Schwerin-Mueß); Mecklenburg Archaeological Land Museum (Archäologisches Landesmuseum Mecklenburg-Vorpommern).

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