7 Sights in Cottbus, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Cottbus, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Cottbus, Germany.

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1. Raumflugplanetarium „Juri Gagarin“

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The Yuri Gagarin Space Planetarium in Cottbus is named after the first person to go into space, Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin (1934-1968). After two years of construction, it was completed on April 1, 1974 in today's Linden Square. Its dome is 12.5 meters in diameter and can accommodate 91 tourists. Planetarium technology allows the real starry sky to be displayed regardless of the time of day or year, geographical location or weather. However, it is also possible to leave the earth and actually reach anywhere in the known universe. Planetarium performances are held regularly, but there are also lectures, concerts or theatrical performances. Various programs can also be broadcast in other languages, such as English or Polish.

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2. Wasserturm

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The water tower in Vetschauer Straße in Cottbus was built in 1914 on behalf of the Prussian state railways to supply the steam locomotives and decommissioned in 1955. The tower is located directly south of the Cottbus station area and is a listed building. The elevated tank belongs to the type of "Late" container systems and was built by the Dortmund steel construction company Aug. Klönne. Water towers like this are role models for the construction of numerous elevated tanks.

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3. Klosterkirche

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The monastery church of the former Franciscan monastery in Cottbus, later called "Wendische Church", is the oldest surviving sacred building in the city. It was built in the current form in the 15th century in the Gothic style. The church is located in the northwest of the old town between Klosterstrasse and Münzstrasse in the Wendish district.

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4. Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus

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Brandenburg Museum of Modern Art Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus is an art museum located in Cottbus, Brandenburg, and the only contemporary art museum in Brandenburg. It is located in a former power plant to the east of the old city of Goethe Park.

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5. Schlossberg

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At the Cottbus Schloss- or Court Mountain, in the area of the former castle gardens, the late founder-time city green area is located. It is a section of the green ring that surrounds the old town. The system is monument -protected.

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6. Oberkirche Sankt Nikolai zu Cottbus

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Oberkirche St. Nikolai is a late Gothic brick church in Cottbus, Brandenburg, Germany. The church is located in Oberkirchplatz and Sandower Straße, near Altmarkt. Upper Church is the largest medieval church in Lower Lusatya.

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7. Stadtmuseum Cottbus

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Stadtmuseum Cottbus Alexandru.giurca / Public domain

The history of Cottbus describes the development of Cottbus in Lower Lusatya from its inception to the present. The town is the center of Cottbus rule and has been the center of Cottbus District since 1815.

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