Graal-Müritz

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Graal-Müritz
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Graal-Müritz
Coat of arms
Graal-Müritz   is located in Germany
Graal-Müritz
Graal-Müritz
Location of Graal-Müritz within Rostock district
Graal-Müritz in LRO.svg
Coordinates: 54°15′N 12°15′E / 54.250°N 12.250°E / 54.250; 12.250Coordinates: 54°15′N 12°15′E / 54.250°N 12.250°E / 54.250; 12.250
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Rostock
Government
 • Mayor Frank Giese
Area
 • Total 8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,161
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 18181
Dialling codes 038206
Vehicle registration LRO
Website www.gemeinde-graalmueritz.de

Graal-Müritz is a Seeheilbad (seaside health resort) in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It is located in the Rostock district, near Rostock, Ribnitz-Damgarten and Stralsund.

Graal-Müritz is among the most popular German destinations for tourism and health cures alike. It borders both the Baltic Sea and a large forest called Rostock Heath. The town offers many hotels, restaurants, a great 5 km beach, a spacious public Rhododendron Park and a well-being and fitness centre. There is an hourly train service to Rostock. This journey takes 30 minutes.

Museums[edit]

Graal-Müritz has its own museum of local history called "Heimatstube". In the region, there are several large museums like the Shipbuilding and Seafaring Museum (Schiffbau- und Schifffahrtsmuseum) in Rostock, the German Amber Museum (Deutsches Bernsteinmuseum) in Ribnitz-Damgarten or the German Maritime Museum in Stralsund.

Sports and recreation[edit]

The local sports club, TSV Graal-Müritz, plays in the state's league. The beach and the surrounding area are great places for swimming, hiking, cycling, fishing, walking and running. Also, the Aquadrom, a large well-being, swimming and fitness facility is open all year round.

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