Attractions to explore nearby German submarine U-995
German submarine U-995 is a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. It has found its final destination at the Ostsee beach just a few kilometers from Kiel. It was one of the most important submarine types of the Second World War. From 1943 till 1945 the U 995 fulfilled several missions against allied convoys heading for Murmansk.
The Laboe Naval Memorial is the sweeping brick monolith that is dedicated to those fallen in the battles of World War I and II, but also on the grounds is one of only four remaining U-boats in the world which Germany bought back for the sweet price of a single Deutsche Mark. The monument consists of a 72-meter-high tower topped by an observation deck.
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 in front of 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 light for entry into the port of Kiel and the locks of the Kiel Canal and marks the
The Kiellinie is a promenade in the Kiel districts of Düsternbrook and Wik. The promenade is particularly popular with locals and guests because of the hustle and bustle, especially during Kiel Week , the unobstructed view of incoming cruise ships and the very good view of the east bank with the shipyards of German Naval Yards and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, the former Howaldtswerke -Deutsche Werft, and their large portal cranes , which are considered to be Kiel's landmarks.