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Universitaetsplatz 1, 18055, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

This university has existed for nearly 600 years. The numerous displays of art, taxidermy, and documents from the past, make for a very interesting tour.

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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The University of Rostock was founded in 1419 making it one of the oldest universities in the world. The facade on the main building is intricate and relays messages to those looking at it. There are also statues on the facade. A small shady park...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

A good place to rest and relax in the Square by the beautiful University building which is the oldest university in Germany

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is the oldest University in Northern Europe dating from 1419 and its set in a lovely square with the tourist office on the left hand sdie of the square as you view the University building

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

This is where we started on our guided walking tour - quite a beautiful building opposite a grassy plaza.

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

This is the oldest university in Germany dating from 1419 with an amazing facade which depicts the faculties offered.

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

When you are in the main plaza in Rostock, behind the large fountain you will find this beautiful building. Have a look, because it's one of the finest buildings in town.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

This university has existed for nearly 600 years. The numerous displays of art, taxidermy, and documents from the past, make for a very interesting tour.

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

A stop here was part of our professional group's walking tour. We learned some more about the history of this Hanseatic city while hearing about this main building of the university which is almost 600 years old.

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Definitely an eye-catcher. Facing a small park and a fountain in the town center, where you can sit, relax and enjoy the great facade of the University of Rostock.

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

As other reviewers have mentioned, the exterior of the university's historic main building, in the centre of town, is beautiful. Pop into the zoology building nearby for a look at its taxidermy collection. The highlight here is the "arrow stork." When this bird was shot...More

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