Renaissance portal in Stralsund

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Renaissance portal in Stralsund, Germany

This Renaissance portal, dating back to 1568, can be found at Jacobiturmstraße 32 in the German city of Stralsund. The three terracotta panels are considered to have been created by sculptor Statius von Düren.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

You find this building in the historic centre of Stralsund. Walking through this part of the city means roaming through a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The old parts of Stralsund and Wismar form a heritage site titled Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar. The website Two Cities – One World Heritage tells about the sights in both places.

Sources / More info

  • Link Biography of Statius von Düren on Wikipedia (DEU)
  • Link Description of the building on Wikipedia (DEU)