Attractions to explore nearby Falckensteiner Strand
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
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 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.
The Kunsthalle zu Kiel is an art museum in Kiel and, with 2,000 m² of exhibition space, the largest museum in the state capital. The art gallery is located north of the city center on Düsternbrooker Weg - close to the palace gardens and the Kiel Fjord. The museum houses the collection of the Schleswig-Holstein Art Association, founded in 1843.
The Zoological Museum Kiel is one of the oldest natural history museums in Germany, dating back to the 17th century. In the 19th century, the museum developed into one of the most important zoological research institutes in Germany. Therefore, the museum archives to date unique collections of high scientific and cultural value. This is mediated by the exhibitions: Valuable original specimens from three centuries form the basis for creating a thematic arc from the history of the museum to the lat