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30 Best and Fun Things To Do In Wismar, Germany

This quaint coastal town in Northern Germany has one of the largest and most well-preserved historic centers in the Baltic region, retaining much of its original medieval layout to boot.

It was once an important port town in the fourteenth century, and formed part of the Hanseatic League.

Today, Wismar is a delightful town that oozes fairytale charm with its iconic red-brick buildings and Gothic-style architecture.

One of its most recognizable landmarks is the tower of St. Mary’s Church, which is all that remains of the original building that was destroyed during the final air raid during World War II.

Yet another impressive structure worth seeing is the Church of St. George, which includes an observation deck offering scenic views of the town.

Of course, a visit to Wismar wouldn’t be complete without stopping at the Old Harbor (Alter Hafen), which is nearly identical to the one that was built in thirteenth century and still retains many of its old details.

Want to know more about what Wismar has to offer? Keep reading for a comprehensive list of everything there is to do here

The 30 Most Popular Things To Do In Wismar, Germany

30. Grube

3.0 ★★★☆☆ (2 reviews)

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29. Zatoka Wismarska

4.5 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)


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28. Archidiakonat

5.0 ★★★★★ (3 reviews)

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27. Walfisch

4.6 ★★★★★ (7 reviews)

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26. Lostener See

4.6 ★★★★★ (9 reviews)


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25. Eisenbahnfreunde Wismar e.V.

4.2 ★★★★☆ (13 reviews)

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Location: Poeler Streetr 3 Wismar

Tel:  3841-227000

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24. Selliner See

4.2 ★★★★☆ (13 reviews)


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23. Mühlenteich

4.8 ★★★★★ (21 reviews)

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22. Tressower See

4.7 ★★★★★ (23 reviews)


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21. Last Tower – Water Tower

4.5 ★★★★★ (25 reviews)

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Location: Muhlenstrasse 32 Wismar

20. Gewölbe

4.8 ★★★★★ (35 reviews)

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Location: Runde Grube 4 Wismar

19. Wohlenberger Wiek

4.5 ★★★★★ (63 reviews)

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18. Ziegelei Park

4.3 ★★★★☆ (101 reviews)


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Location: 23966 Wismar

17. Wissemara

4.6 ★★★★★ (154 reviews)

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Location: Alter Hafen Wismar

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16. Aussichtsturm Bürgerpark Wismar

4.5 ★★★★★ (164 reviews)

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Location: 23966 Wismar

15. Chiesa dello Spirito Santo

4.6 ★★★★★ (220 reviews)

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Location: Lubsche Streetr 46 Wismar

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14. Lindengarten

4.1 ★★★★☆ (258 reviews)

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Location: Muhlenstrasse 32 Wismar

13. Kreisagrarmuseum Dorf Mecklenburg

4.4 ★★★★☆ (271 reviews)


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Location: Rambower Weg 9A Dorf Mecklenburg

Tel:  3841-790020

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12. Pier Wendorf

4.5 ★★★★★ (557 reviews)

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Location: 23968 Ernst Scheel Streetrasse Wismar

11. Baumhaus

4.3 ★★★★☆ (727 reviews)

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Location: Alter Hafen Wismar

Tel:  3841-252548

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10. Bürgerpark Wismar

4.4 ★★★★☆ (1,295 reviews)

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Location: Zum Festpl 4 Wismar

Tel:  3841-2510

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9. City History Museum of Wismar

4.6 ★★★★★ (204 reviews)

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Location: Schweinsbrucke 6 8 Wismar

Tel:  3841-2522870

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8. Welt-Erbe-Haus

4.7 ★★★★★ (216 reviews)


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Location: Lubsche Streetr 23 Wismar

Tel:  3841-22529102

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7. St. Marienkirchturm Wismar

4.5 ★★★★★ (575 reviews)

Location: St  Marien Kirchhof Wismar

Tel:  3841-19433

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6. Wasserkunst

4.5 ★★★★★ (904 reviews)

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Location: Am Markt 22 Wismar

5. St.-Georgen-Kirche

4.6 ★★★★★ (917 reviews)

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Location: St  Georgen Kirchhof 1A Wismar

Tel:  3841-19433

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4. Church of St. Nicholas

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,052 reviews)

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Location: St  Nikolai Kirchhof 15 Wismar

Tel:  3841-213624

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3. phanTECHNIKUM – Technisches Landesmuseum MV

4.3 ★★★★☆ (1,403 reviews)


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Location: Zum Festpl 3 Wismar

Tel:  3841-304570

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2. Wassertor

4.5 ★★★★★ (2,064 reviews)

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Location: Am Hafen 1 Wismar

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1. Wismar Zoo

4.6 ★★★★★ (3,666 reviews)

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Location: Zum Festpl 30 Wismar

Tel:  3841-707070

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Wismar, Germany! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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