Göhren, Rügen

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Pier of Göhren on Rügen Island
Pier of Göhren on Rügen Island
Göhren  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 54°20′N 13°44′E / 54.333°N 13.733°E / 54.333; 13.733Coordinates: 54°20′N 13°44′E / 54.333°N 13.733°E / 54.333; 13.733
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Vorpommern-Rügen
Municipal assoc. Mönchgut-Granitz
 • Mayor Carola Koos (CDU)
 • Total 6.89 km2 (2.66 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,238
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 18586
Dialling codes 038303, 038308
Vehicle registration RÜG
Website http://www.amt-moenchgut.de/ris/instanz_3/index.htm

Göhren is a municipality in the Vorpommern-Rügen district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.


Göhren (2011)

The municipality of Göhren adjoins the easternmost point of the island of Rugen: Cape Nordperd. It separates the North Beach (Nordstrand) from the South Beach (Südstrand). The North Beach is the actual bathing beach with a seaside promenade. Between Göhren Pier and the Nordperd lies the Buskam, the largest glacial erratic boulder in North Germany, which rises one metre about the sea.


The local history museum in Göhren
Museum railway station at Göhren
The church in Göhren
  • Göhren Pier was rebuilt in the 1990s. It is 270 metres long.
  • Speckbusch Barrow (Hügelgrab Speckbusch) is next to Göhren church and dates to the Bronze Age.
  • The Mönchguter Museums are four museums that are protected and, together, form an open-air museum. There is a local history museum, the motor yacht Luise, the museum farm (since 1973), and a thatched fisherman's house, the Rookhuus.
  • The Drachenhaus was the last home and workshop of the "Poet of the Baltic" and important playwright, Max Dreyer.
  • Buskam: the largest glacial erratic in Germany is located ca. 300 metres offshore, east of Göhren.
  • Memorial for the victims of Action Rose in 1953 on the Baltic Sea (Hotel Seestern, Poststraße 10)
  • Göhren Village Church dates to the 20th century (1929/30).
  • The area monument, the Hessenlager, on the road to Lobbe is an 1812 military camp.
  • The beaches have a total length of 5 km and merge into each other.
    • North Beach (Nordstrand): up to 30-metre-wide, white, fine-sand beach with a 270-metre-long pier
    • South Beach (Südstrand): rockier and narrower beach[2] which runs to Lobbe.


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