What to do and see in Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania: The Best Places and Tips

Greifswald (German pronunciation: [ˈɡʁaɪfsvalt]), officially the University and Hanseatic City of Greifswald (German: Universitäts- und Hansestadt Greifswald), is a city in northeastern Germany.

1. Heimattierpark Greifswald

Anlagen 3, 17489 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Nature & Parks, Zoos & Aquariums, Outdoor Activities
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4.5 based on 48 reviews

Heimattierpark Greifswald

Reviewed By james d

Great little zoo

I regularly visit family in the area and always make the time to visit this zoo. It's very well kept with friendly staff and a great selection of local and international animals. It's good for a lovely relaxing stroll with the chance to feed the animals a

2. Klosterruine Eldena

An der Klosterruine, 17489 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins
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4 based on 99 reviews

Klosterruine Eldena

Reviewed By danubista - Budapest, HungaryBudapest, Hungary

a magical spot to visit

One of the most romantic spots! Literally, as it was immortallized (several times) as a favourite motif of famous romantic painter Casper David Friedrich who hailed from Greifswald. So, a must for his fans (me being one of them:)) You ll find a sign with

3. Welt der Gifte

Grimmer Str. 11-14, 17489 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Nature & Parks, Museums, Outdoor Activities, Zoos & Aquariums, Natural History Museums, Specialty Museums More
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5 based on 13 reviews

Welt der Gifte

Welt der Gifte" ist eine privat initiierte und organisierte wissenschaftliche Dauerausstellung zum Thema Gifte. Wir bieten auf Anfrage moderierte Führungen, Vorträge und Seminare in unseren Räumlichkeiten an.

Reviewed By Gerlien V

Entertaining for all

Nice talk in a friendly atmosphere. Wetter you are a complete new to the world of poisons or an reptile expert, you will be entertained during the whole exhibition tour.

4. Museumshafen

Hafenstrasse, Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Museums, Specialty Museums
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4 based on 79 reviews

Museumshafen

Reviewed By bjoann - Lund, SwedenLund, Sweden

No information

Lots of boats in different conditions. People were working on fixing or restoring some, but many seemed abandoned. We did not go to the Museum Wharf which might be interesting. Could not learn anything about the boats and why they were important.

5. Wiecker Historische Klappbrucke

Am Ryck, 17493 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Bridges, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 33 reviews

Wiecker Historische Klappbrucke

Reviewed By Aandi1955 - Gdansk, PolandGdansk, Poland

A historic drawbridge over the Ryck River

We made a walking trip beyond city limits to the mouth of the Ryck River but you can arrive here with a car or even with a public transport (a bus stop is just few steps away). We can guess that this piece of land can be named “Wick” but the postal addres

6. Pommersches Landesmuseum

Rakower Str. 9, 17489 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Museums, Specialty Museums
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4.5 based on 40 reviews

Pommersches Landesmuseum

Reviewed By susanwalsh - glasgowglasgow

Disappointing

We went to this museum to see the permanent collection of paintings. We paid 5 euros each only to find out eventually that all the paintings are in storage. The museum is of little interest if one can't speak German as there are no translations on the exh

7. St. Nikolai Cathedral

Domstrasse 54, 17489 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4 based on 60 reviews

St. Nikolai Cathedral

Reviewed By susanwalsh - glasgowglasgow

Impreesive dome

The interior of the cathedral has been Victorianised so the highlight dor us was climbing the tower and getting wonderful views of the city and surrounding countryside. The exterior is very striking especiaally when viwed from the Markt and the Caspar Dav

8. Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universitaet Greifswald

Domstr. 11, 17489 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 15 reviews

Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universitaet Greifswald

Reviewed By atesakinci - Province of Barcelona, SpainProvince of Barcelona, Spain

One of the oldest

It is of the oldest university of Europe. Founded in 1450s. The main building of the university dated from the middle ages. The buildings are well preserved. It is like red brick univrersity. Everything is bricks and it is a well representation of the reg

9. Indoor Spielplatz Kunti-Bunt

An der Thronpost 12, 17489 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Nature & Parks, Fun & Games, Playgrounds
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4 based on 8 reviews

Reviewed By Weltenbummler123 - GreifswaldGreifswald

Tolles Ausflugsziel für kleine Kinder bei schlechtem Wetter

Der Indoor Spielplatz kunti-bunt ist eine tolle Möglichkeit einen schönen Tag mit seinen keinen Kindern zu verleben, wenn das Wetter zu schlecht ist, um etwas an der frischen Luft zu unternehmen. Der Indoor Spielblatz ist auch im Winter gut beheitzt und b

10. MS "Stubnitz" Greifswald

| Stadthafen, 17493 Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany Transportation, Ferries
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4 based on 4 reviews

MS "Stubnitz" Greifswald

Reviewed By SaToSePo - Chemnitz, GermanyChemnitz, Germany

Eine Bootsfahrt die ist lustig

Sowohl die einzelnen Etappen als auch die komplette Rundfahrt von Greifswald über Wieck, auf dem Ryck, durch die Dänische Wieck nach Ludwigsburg und zurück ist absolut eine Empfehlung wert.Das Bootspersonal war super freundlich, der Kapitän hat unterhalts

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