During the Middle Ages, Rostock was surrounded by stone walls. Interspersed along the rampart were six, octagon-shaped towers.The Busch tower is all that remains of the original defenses.Brunnen der Lebensfreude symbolizes the end of WWII and the city’s rebirth.It is unofficially nicknamed the Porn Fountain for obvious reasons.
Enlarge/Slideshow The façade of the University of Rostock’s main building tells a rich story. 1419: the year the school was founded by Pope Martin V (relief above the portal).This was the convent for the Roman Catholic order of Cistercian nuns for 650 years until it was dissolved by the state in 1920. It is now Universitätskirche or the church of the University of Rostock.However, the remaining sisters were allowed to live there for the rest of their lives. Enlarge/Slideshow The Zoological Institute was established in 1775 and is part of the University of Rostock.1867: when Carl Friedrich von Both (bust upper left corner) laid the foundation stone for this beautiful neo-Renaissance structure while he was the university’s Vice Chancellor.Also displayed are several herzogs (dukes) of Mecklenburg.
Date portal Rostock
Enlarge/Slideshow The Monastery of the Holy Cross was founded in 1270 by Margaret Sambiria.She was the Queen Consort of the Danish King Christopher I.Enlarge/Slideshow These six gabled houses – Neuer Markt 11 through 16 – were constructed from the Middle Ages through the 19th century. sie sucht ihn flirt Bottrop They were rebuilt after being heavily damaged during WWII.Rostock in northern Germany proudly displays its Medieval landmarks, many of which were built during the 13th century including a monastery, churches, fortified walls and city gates.
This delightful harbor town is a short distance from the Baltic Sea. Inside were platforms behind the battlements for soldiers to stand on during battle.
The most interesting building along the New Market is Rats Apotheke at Neuer Markt 13. Back then, the Neuer Markt was also the location of a pillory.
Its wooden frame secured a criminal’s head and hands during public humiliation.
This masterpiece was created by clockmaker Hans Düringer.
According to legend, after he created a similar clock in Gdańsk, Germany, the authorities were going to blind him so he could never duplicate it. The intricate, painted carvings from the late 15th century shows a group of people.