12 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 12 sights are available in Cottbus, Germany.

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1. Raumflugplanetarium „Juri Gagarin“

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The spaceflight planetarium "Yuri Gagarin" in Cottbus – named after Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin (1934–1968), the first man in space – was opened on 26 April 1974 after almost two years of construction at today's Lindenplatz. Its dome with a diameter of 12.5 m can accommodate 91 visitors. The planetarium technology allows the representation of a realistic starry sky regardless of the time of day or season, the geographical position or the weather. However, it is also possible to leave Earth and get to virtually any place in the previously known universe. Planetarium shows, but also lectures, concerts or theater performances take place regularly. Various programs can also be shown in other languages, such as English or Polish.

Wikipedia: Raumflugplanetarium „Juri Gagarin“ Cottbus (DE)

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 steam locomotives and shut down in 1955. The tower stands immediately south of the Cottbus station area and is a listed building. The elevated tank belongs to the type of "Behältersysteme Klönne" and was built by the Dortmund steel construction company Aug. Klönne. Water towers like this are models for the construction of numerous elevated tanks.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm Cottbus (DE)

3. Konservatorium

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The Augusta School in Cottbus was founded in 1873 by Adolf Rothenbücher as an educational institution for girls and named after the then German Empress Augusta. Its building, built between 1907 and 1912 on today's Pushkin promenade, is a Cottbus architectural monument that is one of the outstanding representatives of municipal construction around 1910 in Lower Lusatia in terms of architectural history and has housed the conservatory since 1982.

Wikipedia: Augusta-Schule (Cottbus) (DE)

4. Oberkirche Sankt Nikolai zu Cottbus

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The Oberkirche St. Nikolai is a late Gothic brick church in Cottbus, Brandenburg, Germany. The church stands on Oberkirchplatz and Sandower Straße near the Altmarkt. The building is the largest medieval church in Lower Lusatia, it has been a listed building since the 1970s. The Oberkirche St. Nikolai serves the parish of St. Nikolai Cottbus in the church district of Cottbus of the Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Upper Lusatia.

Wikipedia: Oberkirche St. Nikolai (DE)

5. Handwerkskammer Cottbus

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The Cottbus Chamber of Crafts is one of 53 chambers of crafts in the Federal Republic of Germany and one of three chambers of crafts in the state of Brandenburg. The Cottbus Chamber was established in 1953 by the legislator as a public corporation for the implementation of self-governing tasks in the field of craftsmanship. It acts in accordance with the Law on the Order of Crafts and the Articles of Association of Crafts Cottbus.

Wikipedia: Handwerkskammer Cottbus (DE)

6. Klosterkirche

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The monastery church of the former Franciscan monastery in Cottbus, later called "Wendische Kirche", is the oldest preserved sacred building in the city. It was built in its present form in the 15th century in Gothic style. The church is located in the northwest of the old town between Klosterstraße and Münzstraße in the Wendish quarter.

Wikipedia: Klosterkirche (Cottbus) (DE)

7. Katholische Kindertagesstätte im St. Elisabeth-Haus

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The Catholic nurses' home "St.-Elisabeth-Haus" is a listed building in the independent city of Cottbus in the state of Brandenburg. The building initially served until 1983 as a sister branch of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Elisabeth, today the building houses, among other things, a daycare center.

Wikipedia: Schwesternheim (Cottbus) (DE)

8. Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus

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The Brandenburg State Museum of Modern Art | Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus is an art museum in the Brandenburg city of Cottbus and the only museum for contemporary art in the state of Brandenburg. It is located in a former power plant building east of the old town in Goethepark.

Wikipedia: Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus (DE)

9. Staatstheater Cottbus

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The Staatstheater Cottbus is the only state theatre of the German federal state of Brandenburg in Cottbus. It has its own ensemble presenting plays, operas, operettas, musicals, orchestral concerts and ballet. The theatre had more than 130.000 spectators in 2013.

Wikipedia: Staatstheater Cottbus (EN)

10. Schlossberg

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On the Cottbus Schlossberg and Gerichtsberg, in the area of the former castle gardens, is the late Wilhelminian urban green area. It is a section of the green ring that surrounds the old town. The complex is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Grünanlage am Cottbuser Schlossberg (DE)

11. Stadtmuseum Cottbus

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The history of Cottbus describes the development of the city of Cottbus in Lower Lusatia from its beginnings to the present day. The town was the centre of the Lordship of Cottbus and since 1815 of the district of Cottbus.

Wikipedia: Geschichte von Cottbus (DE)

12. Gerberhäuser

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This is a list of listed buildings in Cottbus, Brandenburg. The basis is the publication of the State List of Monuments as of 31 December 2020. The ground monuments are listed in the list of ground monuments in Cottbus.

Wikipedia: Liste der Baudenkmale in Cottbus (DE)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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