Discover the highlights of Rostock and hear the true and fascinating local history. Walk around the old town and see top attractions with a bunch of hidden gems. Follow your private guide and see the most important historical landmarks. As one of the most important members of the medieval Hanseatic League, Rostock amassed a great deal of wealth-building the ships that crossed the Baltic Sea.
During the 2-hour tour, you will explore the strong defense city walls with multiple towers and gates. Marvel at the amazing Rathaus and the Estates House and see St. Marienkirche (St. Mary’s Church): a stunning church with amazing organs, an Astronomical clock, and stained glasses! Stroll down to visit the monumental St. Nikolaikirche as well.
To see more choose the 3-hour option to see St. Petrikirche and the fantastic Monk Gate as well. Further, you will reach the local harbor with fantastic views of the Marina. It’s a beautiful sailing area with great history.
Extend your tour to 4 hours and visit the Culture Museum Rostock, too. It is located in the historic monastery of the Holy Cross, the Rostock Cistercian monastery founded in 1270. There are some great exhibits and it shows well the history of the city. There is a new section with coins and art including the story of how Rostock lost its collection during the war and under the GDR