Manor Houses and Castles in Mecklenburg Vorpommern
The rural region was dominated by influential ancient nobility. We portray some of the oldest and most well-known families.
Fortresses and Strongholds – discover the early witnesses of local conflicts back to the 13th century.
About the differences – Castle, Manor House or Farmhouse? Learn more about the classification.
Historic photographs of the estate Groß Görnow at Sternberg - a journey into the past of Gunther Hoyt
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Nowhere else is there such an abundance and diversity of interesting feudal estates and manor houses as in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. More than a thousand houses characterise the rural architecture, each of them has its very own interesting history. Many epitomise economic rise and magnificent beauty, however they also portray enslavement and exploitation of the rural population. After ruthless and unsparing reckoning and decades of deterioration the descendents of the former owners and many new enthusiasts come forward, in order to return these houses to their former magnificence, with a great deal of hard labour and endless toil. They all give their own contribution to the restoration of a unique cultural landscape. ... more