Ahlbeck (Usedom)

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Ahlbeck (Usedom)
District of Heringsdorf
Ahlbeck Pier, a landmark of Usedom Island
Ahlbeck (Usedom)   is located in Germany
Ahlbeck (Usedom)
Ahlbeck (Usedom)
Coordinates: 53°55′N 14°11′E / 53.917°N 14.183°E / 53.917; 14.183Coordinates: 53°55′N 14°11′E / 53.917°N 14.183°E / 53.917; 14.183
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Vorpommern-Greifswald
Municipality Heringsdorf
Population (31 December 2003)
 • Total 3,395
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)

Ahlbeck is part of Heringsdorf, a seaside resort in Germany on the island of Usedom in the Baltic Sea. It is situated right next to the border with Poland and the city of Świnoujście (Swinemünde in German), both are freely connected by a street and by 12 km (7 mi) of beach promenade.

Two major attractions include the famous "Seebrücke" or Pier, and a railway museum. Ahlbeck has scenic houses and mansions in the German Gründerzeit style of resort architecture. The bathing resort "Ostseetherme" is a popular tourist attraction. Close to it, there is an architecturally noteworthy observation tower with a lift.


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The Beach of Ahlbeck 2007