Kiel Things to Do

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  • 1. Kieler Woche

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    Between the 17th & 25th June every year is the Kieler Woche, the highlght of the local calender. Its a gathering of Tall ships, and has resulted in Kiel becoming a cultural melting pot during that...

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  • 2. LABOE NAVAL MEMORIAL

    Another Monument that stands out, is the Laboe Naval Memorial, which consists of a 72-metre high tower with an observation deck atop the tower. There is a hall...

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  • 3. U-BOAT MEMORIAL

    As we were leaving Kiel on our Cruise Ship, I saw this big monument with an Eagle on top. It was a Memorial to all the German U-Boat men who lost their lives in...

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  • 4. PALACE GARDENS

    The Palace gardens are quite a good size and very nice. Green lawns and floral gardens, plus views over the Port. We saw this equestrian statue of Emperor...

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  • 5. KIEL CANAL

    The Kiel Canal is the World's busiest man made waterway. It was 21st June 1895, when after 8 years of work and at a cost of 156 million Marks, Kaiser Wilhelm II...

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  • 6. KIEL ON A SUNDAY

    On a Sunday, Kiel is pretty dead! Not many people around at all, most of them were from the Cruise ship, and there weren't many of them either. Most didn't...

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  • 7. HIROSHIMA FOUNTAIN PARK

    Next to the Town Hall, is the Hiroshima Fountain Park, a rather nice park with a lake and a fountain.It was Summer when I was here, and it was particularly...

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  • 8. KIEL TOWN HALL

    Not a Town Hall like lots I have seen in Germany, but it does have a high Tower which may look a little familiar. The 106 metre high Tower was modeled after the...

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  • 9. KIEL OPERA HOUSE

    The Kiel Opera House is located on the other side of the square from the Deutsche Bank. A big, plain looking red brick building, it was once again not a...

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  • 10. DEUTSCHE BANK

    The Deutsche Bank in Kiel is located at the Town Square. This is another huge building which is worth taking a few minutes to look at, as in a line in the...

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  • 11. MS KIEL

    It's through the "friends of Kiel," that this historic ship, "MS Kiel" has been restored and now is used as a tour boat. It is registered as a cultural...

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  • 12. SMALL KIEL

    Walking around Kiel, I came across several nice lakes. The first one, is known as the "small Kiel.' This was a pretty small lake, made more so by the Trees,...

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  • 13. ERNST BARLACH & CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS

    The Church of St Nicholas in Kiel, is the oldest existing building in the city. Outside, is an unusual sculpture done by Ernst Barlach. Ernst was a German...

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  • 14. PORT OF KIEL

    We actually arrived at the Port by Cruise ship. Even if we hadn't, I find busy ports quite an interesting place to pay a visit. The port of Kiel is very busy...

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  • 15. Paternoster (Elevator/Lift)

    A little different from the usual tourist attraction, the paternoster in the Rathaus (townhall) is a non-stop open elevator. The Rathaus is located at Fleethörn...

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  • 16. Sightseeing tours through Kiel

    Have a walk on the emperial tracks through Kiel, have a look at the oldest preserved sea fortification or find out how lighthouses work. Link below provids...

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  • 17. A Canal Journey

    Built for military use before World War One, the canal has seven high bridges which ships must sail under. It is about 100 meters wide, and ships must be able...

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  • 18. Take a ride along the waterfront

    I was lucky to be staying with a friend in Kiel. Hence I had access to a bicycle. Kiel is best by bicycle especially during the fine weather of summer.We took a...

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  • 19. Going around Kiel area

    Near Kiel there few places worth visiting,I would say most important of them Laboe.There are regular buses (local buses) but if you want to enjoy the travel...

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  • 20. KielSchloss (Kiel palace)

    KielSchloss was pretty dissappointing since the architecture was not very impressive ( yeah ... well ... after you've been in Austria, Hungary and Italy ... it...

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  • 21. Kiel port

    all the coast of the fiorde is full of boats and ships,I've grown in a town far from the sea and it was pretty interesting for me tosee such thing ... however...

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  • 22. Modern Architecture

    Architecture fans can find several different style around the city.On the photo you see a part of the 3rd floor of anadministrative building near the lake.It's...

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  • 23. Altmarkt

    If you stop by with a cruise ship the nearest place to the portwhere you can take your photos of Kiel is Altmarkt ...There you'll find some old houses,...

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  • 24. The Nordsee Canal

    Head to the top of the Prince Heinrich Brucke (or just take a drive along the coast), and see the NordSee Canal in action. Some of the ships entering and...

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  • 25. Schiffsausrustungen

    One of only a very few ship supply stores left, anywhere, it is a gem of a shop. You can buy everything and anything to do with ships & shipping in this shop....

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