19 Sights in Kiel, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. MuseumshafenBook Ticket*
The Germaniahafen in the Kai-City Kiel in the Schleswig-Holstein state capital Kiel is a harbor basin for guest ships and traditional ships, which was completed in 1998. The Germaniahafen is 28 meters wide and 130 meters long. It is located directly opposite the main station, is directly accessible from there via the Hörnbrücke and is practically a branch of the Hörn. During the construction of the port, special attention was paid to environmental sustainability. In the immediate vicinity, the high-rise center at Germaniahafen was completed in 2007. It houses restaurants, music bars, offices and apartments. At its southern end is the sculpture Adam and Eve by artist Bjørn Nørgaard.
2. Botanical GardenBook Ticket*
The Botanischer Garten der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, or less formally the Botanischer Garten Kiel, is a botanical garden and arboretum maintained by the University of Kiel. It is located at Am Botanischen Garten 1, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, and open daily.
Wikipedia: Botanischer Garten der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (EN), Website
3. Sankt Nikolai zu Kiel
St. Nikolai is the name of a Protestant parish and its church in Kiel, the capital of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the town's oldest building, at the Alter Markt. It was dedicated to Saint Nicholas. In the 19th century, it was remodeled in Gothic Revival style. Destroyed in World War II, it was rebuilt with a simpler contemporary interior. It features notable artworks such as a bronze baptismal font from 1340, an altar from 1460, a triumphal cross from 1490, a wood-carved pulpit from 1705, and outside a bronze by Ernst Barlach from 1928.
4. Leuchtturm Friedrichsort;Leuchtfeuer Friedrichsort
The lighthouse Friedrichsort is a 31.7 meter high round reinforced concrete lighthouse with a diameter in the central area of 3.5 meters in the colors green and white. It stands on a small island directly on the beach, on the northwest side in the Kiel Fjord near Friedrichsort, north of the Kiel Canal at the point where the fjord has its narrowest point. It serves as a guide, cross-mark and orientation beacon for entering the port of Kiel and the locks of the Kiel Canal and marks the shallows Klever Berg and Au-Haken.
5. Festung Friedrichsort
Christianspris or Frederiksort was a Danish fortification somewhat north of the then Danish city of Kiel. In 1632 the Danish king Christian IV initiated the works of making a fortification on a land tongue on the West shore of the Kielerfiord on the Jernved peninsula. The purpose was to secure this land against German troops during the 30-years War. However, the town was short lived. Christian IV founded many towns and cities. It is thought this town only survived around 10 years.
Kiel Castle in Kiel in the north German state of Schleswig-Holstein was one of the secondary residences of the Gottorf dukes. The castle exhibited a very varied architectural history and in the more recent architectural period became one of the most important secular buildings in Schleswig-Holstein. The castle burned down during the Second World War and its ruins were largely carried away and replaced by a new building.
The Hindenburg with the DGzRS registration KRA 101 is a former motor lifeboat of the German Society for the Rescue of Shipwrecked (DGzRS). The launch of the boat in steel construction took place in 1944 at the shipyard August Pahl am Köhlfleet in Hamburg; the 17.5 metre long ship was put into service in the same year.
8. Warleberger Hof
The Warleberger Hof is located at Dänische Straße 19 in the Schleswig-Holstein capital Kiel. The listed brick building is the last surviving aristocratic palace in the city and the only preserved private building from the time before 1864 in Kiel's old town. This house has housed the Kiel City Museum since 1970.
9. Evangeliums-Christen (Baptisten)
The Evangeliums-Christen or Evangeliumschristen are a Protestant free church that emerged from Russian Stundism at the beginning of the 20th century. In Soviet times, Gospel Christians, Baptists and later also Pentecostal churches and Mennonites united under state pressure to form the Evangeliumschristen-Baptists.
The Pauluskirche in the Düsternbrook district of Kiel was built in the years 1878–1882 in neo-Gothic style as a garrison church for the Prussian naval base of Kiel and used by it until 1918. Since 1925, the Pauluskirche has belonged as a parish church to the Kiel Evangelical Lutheran parish of Heiligengeist.
11. Kieler Kloster
The Kiel Monastery is a historic building in the city centre of Kiel, Germany. It stands on the site of a Franciscan monastery founded in 1242, which perished during the Reformation. After war destruction in the Second World War, it was rebuilt in a modified form as the Theological Study House Kiel Monastery.
12. Sankt Jürgen
St. Jürgen is the name of a church building from 1954 of the Evangelical Lutheran Peace Community of Kiel in the Kiel-Südfriedhof district. The registered cultural monument is in Königsweg 78. It had several predecessors and is located in the neighborhood to the Old Jewish Cemetery.
The Vicelin-Kirche in Kiel is a Bartning emergency church of the Friedensgemeinde Kiel in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany. It is located at Paul-Fleming-Straße 2 in the west of the city near the city monastery and is named after the German missionary Vizelin.
Hirschfeld-Blick is a green space named after Christian Cay Lorenz Hirschfeld in the Düsternbrook district of Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The small park with a path down to the Kiel Fjord is about 2000 m² in size and is located between Bismarckallee and Kiellinie.
Today's Luther Church is the successor building to the community centre of the Protestant Luther congregation at Schrevenpark in Kiel, which was destroyed in an air raid on 4 April 1945. It belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran congregation within the Nordkirche.
16. Kiel Holtenau
The Holtenau lighthouse is located on the north bank of the access to the North Ostsee Canal in Kiel-Holtenau and has served as a entrance fire since 1895. The tower is a sea sign and memorial and is one of the most beautiful lighthouses in Germany.
17. Alter Botanischer Garten
The Old Botanical Garden in Kiel, also known as the Old Botanical Garden on the Fjord, is a former botanical garden and arboretum located at Düsternbrooker Weg 19, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is open daily without charge.
18. Sankt Nikolaus
The Propsteikirche St. Nikolaus in Kiel is the oldest Roman Catholic church in the city. Today the community belongs to the Archdiocese of Hamburg, founded in 1995, before that it was part of the Diocese of Osnabrück.
Ansgarkirche is a church in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Built between 1901 and 1903, the Neo-Gothic Hall Church was designed by the Imperial Building Council and church builder Jürgen Kr ö ger.
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