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Schloss Güstrow

Güstrow's fabulous Renaissance 16th-century Schloss is home to a historical museum as well as a cultural centre, period art exhibitions and occasional concerts. You can tour rooms that recall the luxe excesses of it…
Gallery in Güstrow


Based on sketches he made in Russia, Ernst Barlach's squarish sculptures began bearing the same expressive gestures and hunched-over, wind-blown postures of the impoverished people he encountered. Banned by the Nazi…
Cafe in Güstrow


Much loved by locals for its rare combination of cool, classy and warmth, Wunderbar is part cafe, part bar (great cocktails!) and very much a hub of local life. The cooking consists of light meals (usually with a ve…
Gallery in Güstrow


The Ernst Barlach memorial in the Gertrudenkapelle displays many of his original works. It is about 300m west of the Pferdemarkt fountain in a large grassy park surrounded by housing.
Cafe in Güstrow

Cafe Küpper

The perfect pause for your Güstrow visit. This cafe has been creating luscious cakes in the shadow of the Dom since 1852.
Cathedral in Güstrow

Güstrow Dom

Built between 1226 and 1335, the richly ornamented Gothic Dom contains a copy of Ernst Barlach's Hovering Angel, a memorial for the fallen soldiers of WWI; this copy was made secretly from the original mould after t…