15 Sights in Cottbus, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Cottbus, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Cottbus, Germany.List of cities in GermanySightseeing Tours in Cottbus
1. Raumflugplanetarium „Juri Gagarin“
The spatial flight planetarium "Juri Gagarin" in Cottbus - named after Juri Alexejewitsch Gagarin (1934–1968), the first person in space - was opened on April 26, 1974 after almost two years of construction on today's Lindenplatz. Its dome with a diameter of 12.5 m offers 91 visitors. The planetarium technology allows the representation of a realistic star sky regardless of the day or season, the geographical position or the weather. However, it is also possible to leave the earth and to get practically to every place of 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), Website
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.
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.
4. Oberkirche Sankt Nikolai zu Cottbus
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), Website, Heritage Website
5. Handwerkskammer Cottbus
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), Website, Heritage Website
6. St. Maria Friedenskönigin
The Church of St. Mary Queen of Peace is a church building in the city of Cottbus in Brandenburg, Germany. It belongs to the Roman Catholic provost parish Zum Guten Hirten Cottbus in the deanery of Cottbus-Neuzelle of the Diocese of Görlitz. The building is located in the Adolph-Kolping-Straße in the district Mitte and is a registered monument in the monument list of the state of Brandenburg.
Wikipedia: St. Maria Friedenskönigin (Cottbus) (DE), Website, Heritage Website
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.
8. Katholische Kindertagesstätte im St. Elisabeth-Haus
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.
9. Dorfkirche Döbbrick
The Evangelical village church Döbbrick is a hall church built in the Neo-Rococo style in Döbbrick, a district of the city of Cottbus in the state of Brandenburg. It belongs to the parish of Cottbus in the church district of Cottbus of the Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Upper Lusatia.
The Kreuzkirche in the Karlstraße of the city of Cottbus is a listed sacred building and was built in 1879. It is the place of worship of the Evangelical-Lutheran Kreuzkirchengemeinde. It belongs to the church district of Lusatia of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Wikipedia: Kreuzkirche (Cottbus) (DE), Website, Heritage Website
11. Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus
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), Website, Heritage Website
12. Staatstheater Cottbus
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), Website, Heritage Website, Wikimedia_commons
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.
14. Stadtmuseum Cottbus
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), Website, Heritage Website, Wikimedia_commons
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.
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