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delightful square with some wonderful architecture, worth a pause and a photo shoot and soak up the... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2019
chris c
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Deeside, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 13, 2019
hallf
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Bad Soden-Salmunster, Germany
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

Wasserkunst is an ornate water well which supplied Wismar’s drinking water until the late 19th century. It’s the centerpiece of the market square, but it’s probably only worth a quick 5 minute stop. Except for a photo op, there’s not much to see.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Corihi
Reviewed June 25, 2019

Pretty little historical structure. Good for a quick look and a photo, but not much else. The square where the Wasserkunst is located is also quite nice, though not spectacular

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ECWorld
Reviewed June 11, 2019

delightful square with some wonderful architecture, worth a pause and a photo shoot and soak up the atmosphere

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank chris c
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The installation is worth a visit as it has a very interesting technical background, and the setting in the square is jut fantastic.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hallf
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Interesting to see real history and architecture. Needed more time in Wismar. Would like to find more WW2 history sites

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed February 6, 2019

The town's main square, the Am Markt. All around are buildings dating from various centuries, some with gothic, renaissance or baroque features. At the southern side of the square stands the Wasserkunst, or waterworks fountain, built at the beginning of the 17th century in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed October 12, 2018

There is a special well in the market. Across the living market there are many old and decorative buildings

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heikkih722
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect place to use as a meeting place as it is on the edge of the main square. It’s quite quaint and one of the few must sees in Wismar.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank fmck49
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Close to the Wasserkunst was the point at which we disembarked and later on realighted the coach that brought us into Wismar from the Port area. We had arrived at Wismar on a cruise ship. The Market Square is really quite large for the overall...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed July 16, 2017

part of the town square. take a picture and then go and eat and drink at one of the outside spots on the square.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank gary a
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