Schwerin ([ʃvɛˈʁiːn] or [ʃvəˈʁiːn], Mecklenburgian Swerin, Latin Suerina) is the capital and second-largest city of the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The population is 91,583 (as of December 31, 2013). Schwerin was first mentioned in 1018 and was granted city rights in 1160, thus it is the oldest city of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It is known for its romantic Schwerin Palace, crowning an island in the Lake Schwerin. The city also has a largely intact old town, thanks to only minor damage in World War II. Schwerin is located within the metropolitan region of Hamburg and close to that of Berlin, and to nearby regiopolises of Rostock and Lübeck. Wikipedia
A place in Germany, Schwerin is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Schwerin, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Hamburg. Take a short trip from Schwerin and set some time aside to explore the Hamburg. Dotted with places like St Michaels Church, Planten Un Blomen, Speicherstadt; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Schwerin, you'll have to take a flight to Hamburg; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Schwerin, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Schwerin.