'Every good mathematician is at least half a philosopher, and every good philosopher is at least half a mathematicianâ€- Gottolob Frege, the famous mathematician & philosopher was one of the most famous personalities from the hanseatic city.
Located at the shore of the Baltic Sea, Wismar is a picturesque city in North Germany. A unit of Hamburg Metropolitan Region, Wismar represents the unique aura of the famous Hanseatic League. The much frequented hanseatic city is characterized by its typical Brick Gothic architecture & patrician gable houses. Rich in history, Wismar has already secured a berth in the esteemed list of UNESCO World heritage Sites. The city is the capital of Nordwestmecklenburg district since 2011.
Budget Stays in Wismar
Wismar has come up with a plethora of cheap hotels for those on budget travel. One of them is Hotel New Orleans which is popular for its sumptuous breakfast buffet. The centrally located hotel overlooks the bay leading to the majestic Baltic Sea and welcomes with contemporary-style spacious rooms equipped with modern amenities like telephone, satellite TV, private bathroom & shower. The Frundts Hotel near the Wismar Main Station is another option when you are looking for cheap hotels here. You have modern rooms designed in warm shades and the hotel assures all standard amenities like flat-screen TV, private bathroom with stylish spa shower, a classy breakfast room. If you are more of an outdoor person, you will love to spend time at the Frundts terrace, the very pretty courtyard garden & there is even an outdoor chess zone. Both Wismar hotels are pet friendly.
Luxury Accommodation in Wismar
When it comes to luxury hotels in Wismar, Steigenberger Hotel Stadt is one of the top voted ones. Located at Old Town, it's a few steps away from Wilsmer Market Square and other notable places in the city. All the 103 rooms are tastefully decorated with an edgy feel and you have all the state of the art amenities here. Every room is equipped with free internet, flat-screen satellite TV, minibars. It's a smoke-free hotel and there are onsite bar, restaurant, steam room, sauna & conference centers. If you are looking for luxury Wismar hotels with a majestic sea view, you can't look past Phoenix Hotel Seeblick. Closer to the beautiful Baltic, this plush spa hotel welcomes with its great spacious rooms backed by all modern amenities like minibar or wired internet, safe, private shower, hair dryer & satellite TVs. You will the delicious complimentary breakfast and the onsite restaurant, snack bar, lounge, spa tub & fitness center also assure a grand time. Both hotels in Wismar offer massage services.
What to Do or See in Wismar
The most notable attraction of Wismar is the grand Market Place, which is one of the biggest market squares in North Germany. It's bordered by archaic buildings in varied architecture styles such German Gothic, Romanesque revival & Art Nouveau. The Holland-imported majestic wrought-iron fountain is the focal point here. The red brick St. Nicholas Church is another great attraction here & is the second highest in the world. If you are traveling with kids, don't miss the Wonnemar water park which is sure to amuse with its great water slides and play areas. Your little ones would also love a trip across the Tierpark zoo.Â