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Binz is a resort town located in the Vorpommen Rugen district, in the Mecklenburg Vorpommen state of Germany. This small town is located at the seaside and has a population that barely reaches 5,000 residents and an area of 25 square kilometers. Binz is located on the island of Rugen, in the southern part of it. Near Binz is the Prorer Wiek Bay and Schmachter See. The area on which Binz is situated is hilly and even reaches about 100 meters above sea level. The town of Binz is historically attested since 1318. Back then, the settlement was centered around the present Bahnhopstrasse and Rabenstrasse. As sea bathing began to become more and more popular at the end of the 19th century, Binz became a favorite destination of Germans. If you want to visit it, too, here is what you should not miss.

Top Attractions within Binz

Binz Pier is a wonderful part of the town. If you want to take a romantic walk, to admire the surroundings and to take advantage of all the shops and cafes located on the beach, do not miss it. This is the most popular part of Binz and many tourists prefer it thanks to the closeness to many cafes and restaurants which are open all day long.

Granitz Hunting Lodge is a castle and a landmark of Binz. Although it is located in the vicinity of the town, it is considered to be one of its points of interest because many tourists come to Binz in order to see it. Each year, this castle gathers about 200,000 visitors, because it is the most popular attraction in the state.

Prora is a beach resort located near Binz on the Rugen Island. This was planned as a Nazi resort, so it is filled with buildings that were raised between 1936 and 1939 in order to receive the perfect Germans as guests. It contains 8 identical buildings and the architecture of them is specific to the Third Reich.