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Schwerin Castle.


The gem of Northeast Germany, Schwerin is pressed on every side by a multitude of lakes. Oldest city and capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, it was the seat of a grand duchy, and its magnificent Neo-Renaissance ducal castle is one of the loveliest in Germany.

The other major attraction is the State Art Museum, which has works by Dutch and German Renaissance masters and one of the largest collection of paintings by Oudry and sculptures by Houdon.

Opening Hours & Admission

Schwerin Castle is open all year round, daily (except Mondays) from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (to 5:00 pm from 15th October to 14th April).

Admission costs 6 € for adults and 4 € for students, seniors (over 65) and disabled visitors, 5 € for children from 6 to 17 years old, and free for children under 6 years old.

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