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Sightseeing in Kiel - what to see. Complete travel guide

Kiel is an old port city that offers its visitors truly large choice of entertainments. You can get acquainted with the history of this city and its main sights during a water excursion that is organized in the city’s port. During the ride on a ferry a guide will tell you about the development of Kiel, and its economic and industrial prospects.
You can perfectly relax with the whole family in Kiel. There are many places and attractions that will be thrilling not only for adults, but also for children. One of the main city … Open
Nicolas Kirche is the main sight of the city. This is a beautiful old building that has already become the signature place of this city. West to the church is located Kleiner Kiel pond – a true miracle of the nature. Museum of Navigation is the most popular cultural facility of the city. The building, in which is located the museum, has once been a fish warehouse. Today its spacious halls store valuable artifacts instead of fish – models of ships and other attributes connected with shipping and its development. Gorch Fock sailing vessel is another notable symbol of the city. The ship participated in different regattas and has been present in the country's navy.
You can diversify your cultural program by visiting Warleberger Hof museum that is located in one of the old mansions of Kiel. Here often take place various exhibitions, the majority of which is dedicated to notable events in the history of the city. You can get acquainted with the nature of the region by visiting Zoological Museum. It exhibits a large collection of items, starting from the skeleton of a giant whale to collections of insects. Shopping lovers should definitely visit trading center named Sofienhof that is located near the main railway station. Here are located apparel shops, jewelry boutiques and outlets with souvenirs. Holsten Strasse is a wonderful choice for visiting various cafes, restaurants and shops. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Among the hotspots of Kiel there are restaurants of different cuisines. Visitors appreciate restaurants of national cuisine, as well as exotic places, traditional bars and pubs. The … Open
One of the most beautiful architectural monuments of the city is the Town Hall building. At the time of construction, it was the tallest building in the city. The tower of the town hall rises to 67 meters. Today, the tower houses one of the best viewing grounds in the city, with a wonderful panoramic view of the embankment of Hindenburg and the nearby streets.
A walk around the Labe region, promises to be incredibly fascinating. Interesting sights can be seen at every step. In this area there is a submarine, which took part in the hostilities during the Second World War. Nearby, there is an interesting military museum, as well as several commemorative memorials. This area is located on the shore of the bay, and on the hill that rises above the bay, an 85-meter obelisk is installed.
Kiel is the place of the grand sport event which attracts annually more than 3 millions of tourists from all over the world. The famous Kiel Weak (Kieler Woche in German) is traditionally … Open
The endless symbol of the city remains the beautiful Kiel Canal, which was founded in the 19th century. Of particular interest are the gateways, which are equipped on the canal, which serve as a kind of link between the North and Baltic Seas. Next to the gateways is a museum dedicated to the history of the construction of the canal.
In Kiel is located one of the oldest botanical gardens in the country that was founded in 1688. Medicinal plants and herbs were once grown here. In due course, the collection of the botanical garden was replenished with exotic plants from different corners of the world. Today, the most valuable and rare plants are kept in a special greenhouse, which you can visit at any time of the year.
St. Nicholas' Church (Nikolaikirche) is the oldest building in the city. It's a beautiful Gothic-styled edifice built in the 13th century. The church has been reconstructed for many times in … Open
The Institute named after Leibniz, works in Kiel. It also does not remain without tourists' attention. In its territory there is an excellent aquarium, which is accessible to everyone. It presents an incredible variety of inhabitants of the North and Baltic seas, there is also a large outdoor swimming pool in which live fur seals and seals live. Twice a day at certain times, aquarium visitors are allowed to participate in animal feeding.
Kiel at night Among the unusual cultural institutions, it is worth highlighting the Museum of Computer Technology. It will be interesting for the whole family to visit. It presents the very first models of computers and computing machines. To accommodate some computers in the past, it was necessary to allocate a whole room. Excursions in this museum are incredibly informative.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Kiel
♥   Shopping area ' Dänische Straße' Kiel, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Holstenstraße' Kiel, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Survived castles around Kiel
♥   Castle 'Kiel Castle' , 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Königsburg' , 34.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Eutiner Schloss' , 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Glücksburg' , 68.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Iller slot' , 68.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Germany: things to see

Every city of Germany has much to offer to its visitors – numerous historic landmarks, masterpieces of architecture, religious shrines, interesting museums and many monuments that will amaze even experienced travellers. … Open
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