6 Sights in Geestland, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Geestland, 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 6 sights are available in Geestland, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Geestland

1. Großsteingrab Drangstedt 2

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The three giant beds of Drangstedt are located near the village of Drangstedt in the town of Geestland in the district of Cuxhaven in Lower Saxony. The Hünenbetten lie in the "Knüppelholz" between the Landesstraße 120 (Hafenstraße) towards Langen and the railway line, which runs only a little further south, just before the junction to Wehden. The megalithic beds are remnants of megalithic tombs that were built between 3500 and 2800 BC in the Neolithic Age as megalithic structures of the Funnelbeaker Culture (TBK). Grave 2 was examined in 2019–2020 by employees of the archaeological monument preservation of the district of Cuxhaven.

Wikipedia: Hünenbetten von Drangstedt (DE)

2. Bülzenbett

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The Bülzenbett is a megalithic site of the Neolithic funnel beaker culture (TBK) in Sievern in the district of Cuxhaven in the Elbe-Weser triangle. It was built between 3500 and 2800 BC. The passage grave is a type of Neolithic megalithic complex, which consists of a chamber and a structurally separated, lateral passage. This form is primarily found in Denmark, Germany and Scandinavia, as well as occasionally in France and the Netherlands. Neolithic monuments are an expression of the culture and ideology of Neolithic societies. Their emergence and function are considered to be hallmarks of social development.

Wikipedia: Bülzenbett (DE)

3. Museum Burg Bederkesa

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The Museum Burg Bederkesa is an archaeological and cultural -historical museum in Bad Bederkesa in the district of Cuxhaven, Germany. It was set up in 1982 in the newly restored Bederkesa Castle and shows extensive finds from the more than 10,000 places of the district of Cuxhaven from the 4th millennium BC. Chr. Until modern times. The museum is worn by the archaeological monument conservation of the district of Cuxhaven. It is funded by the Burggesellschaft Bederkesa e. V. and by various institutions from the district.

Wikipedia: Museum Burg Bederkesa (DE)

4. Meckelstedt Steingrab

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The large stone graves near Meckelstedt were several megalithic grave systems of unknown number of the Neolithic funnel cup culture in the Meckelstedt district belonging to the city of Geestland in the district of Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony. Today there is only one grave; The Sprockhoff number 616. Other graves were destroyed in the 19th century; There is only a more detailed description for one of these systems.

Wikipedia: Großsteingräber bei Meckelstedt (DE)

5. Sankt Benedikt Kapelle in Bad Bederkesa

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The St. Benedict Chapel is the Roman Catholic branch church in the town of Geestland, district of Bad Bederkesa on the road Zum Hasengarten. It belongs to the parish of Hl. Herz Jesu Bremerhaven-Lehe in the Deanery of Bremerhaven of the Diocese of Hildesheim.

Wikipedia: St. Benedikt (Bad Bederkesa) (DE), Website, Website

6. Grossenhain Dansenstein

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The Großenhain megalithic tomb is a burial complex of the Neolithic funnelbeaker culture near the district of Großenhain in the district of Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony, which belongs to the city of Geestland. It bears the Sprockhoff number 617.

Wikipedia: Großsteingrab Großenhain (DE)


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