Attractions to explore nearby Zoological Museum of Kiel University
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
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 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 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