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Castle Schwerin

The island on which the current palace stands was, in the 8th/9th century, the site of one of the main castles of the Slavic Obotrite tribe. The castle was destroyed in 1160 and rebuilt by the counts of Schwerin, whose residence it was until 1358, when it was taken over by the Dukes of Mecklenburg. ... more