Picturesque and historically significant from its inception in the 14th century as a powerful seaport town, Rostock owes its success to the Baltic cruise and shipping industry. Attractions include the Neuer Markt (New Market Square) with its Gothic Town Hall originally built in the 13th century. The square also houses six original gable houses dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries.
Kröpeliner StraßeKröpeliner TorKloster St KatharinenNikolaikirche century but heavily damaged during World War II. Thankfully, parts of the medieval city wall and four city gates survived the heavy bombings. The city is also noteworthy for being the site where one of Europe’s earliest universities was established in 1419.
Your cruise ship will dock at Warnemünde, the seaside part of Rostock, with its old fisherman port and large beach.