The history of Rostock dates back nearly 800 years. The rise of the city started early 13th century with its membership of the Hanseatic League. In the 14th century it was a powerful seaport town with 12,000 inhabitants.
‘A homely city or romantic fishermen"s village, Middle Age architecture or a magical coastal landscape, paintings, theatre and large ships, Rostock has something on offer for everyone.’
Porsche 911 Targa Part of a series of stamps about (German) classic cars, issued January 2016.