The Residence Ensemble Schwerin – Cultural Landscape of Romantic Historicism was included on the German tentative list, the list of proposals for UNESCO World Heritage, in 2014. It is located in the western part of the German State of Mecklenburg – Western Pomerania in midst a Romantic landscape of lakes and gardens.
The heart of the ensemble is the residential castle on its island. It combines the surrounding natural environment with the urban city in a unique way.
It is a testimony to the last flourishing of Court culture in the 19th century with its representational and functional buildings such as the Grand Ducal Museum, Theatre, the Princes Palaces, the Cabinet building, the Ducal Stables, as well as the Court steam laundry or the Ducal linnen and bedding chamber.OUV - Application for the German Tentative List