8 Sights in Cuxhaven, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Cuxhaven, 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 8 sights are available in Cuxhaven, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Cuxhaven

1. Hamburger Leuchtturm

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The Hamburg Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Cuxhaven, which was built between 1802 and 1804 by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, to which the area belonged at that time. The lighthouse at the Alte Liebe is one of the city's landmarks and was in operation until 2001. It is a listed monument in Lower Saxony and is included in the list of architectural monuments in Cuxhaven.

Wikipedia: Hamburger Leuchtturm (DE)

2. Windstärke 10

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Wind force 10 – Wreck and Fishing Museum Cuxhaven is a museum in Cuxhaven. In two former fish processing halls and a new building connecting these two halls on a total area of about 4000 m², it shows the challenges and dangers of seafaring, in particular part of the collections of the former wreck museum and an overview of 100 years of fishing history.

Wikipedia: Windstärke 10 – Wrack- und Fischereimuseum Cuxhaven (DE)

3. St. Marien

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St. Mary's Church in Cuxhaven is a Roman Catholic parish church in the deanery of Bremerhaven in the diocese of Hildesheim. Today, the following branch churches are subordinate to it:Filialkirche Herz Jesu House chapel St. Pius in the house Stella Maris in the district Sahlenburg Branch Church Twelve Apostles in the district of Altenwalde

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Cuxhaven) (DE)

4. Schloss Ritzebüttel

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The castle of Ritzebüttel in Kuxhaven was the residence of the Hamburg bailiff during the period Ritzebüttel's affiliation with Hamburg. The history of this castle can be traced back to the 14th century. It is one of the oldest surviving North German brick Gothic secular buildings in the area and is open to visitors today.

Wikipedia: Schloss Ritzebüttel (DE)

5. Alte Liebe

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Die Alte Liebe is a former pier in the harbour of Cuxhaven, which today serves as a viewing platform. It is located on the current-side boundary of the Cuxhaven harbour to the fairway of the Lower Elbe. The ships to Neuwerk and Helgoland as well as to the sandbanks with the seals depart into the port near the platform.

Wikipedia: Alte Liebe (Cuxhaven) (DE)

6. Windsemaphor

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The wind semaphore at the Alte Liebe in Cuxhaven is a device for the optical transmission of weather information to ships sailing from the mouth of the Elbe towards the North Sea. It indicates wind speed and direction on the islands of Borkum and Helgoland with pointers and signal arms.

Wikipedia: Windsemaphor Cuxhaven (DE)

7. Wasserturm

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The Kukhhaven Water Tower is located in Kukhhaven, Bahnhofstraße 11, and is today a water tower. A. There are apartments, protected by the Lower Saxony Monument and included in the list of architectural monuments in Port Kukes.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm Cuxhaven (DE)

8. Swantje

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Swantje Chris Hartmann / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The sea rescue boat (SRB) Swantje was a boat of the so-called 7-meter class of the German Society for the Rescue of Shipwrecked Persons (DGzRS). It was built in 1971 by the Evers shipyard in Niendorf.

Wikipedia: Swantje (Schiff) (DE)

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