Kiel

Tourists who are interested in ships and shipbuilding should positively visit Kiel when they next visit Germany. This city, which is the capital of the state of Germany is famous as one of the leading shipbuilding centers. It is also the traditional home of the Baltic fleet of the German navy. There are various spots of interest for the tourists in this city including the Leibinz Institute of Marine Sciences, which can be found at Kiel University. It is not surprising to note that this cist is arguably the world’s busiest artificial waterway.

Kiel Germany

Kiel Germany

If you are an art lover, then you should not miss out viewing the Art Gallery where significant works of art are put up on display. Do not miss the Cultural Center, which is one more popular tourist attraction. It is located to the north of the Kiel market and to the east of the Municipal Museum, which also is extremely popular with visitors.

Do whatever you like in Kiel, but do not miss viewing the Dusternbrook, which is considered as one of the most beautiful parts of the city. Check out the `Gorch Fock,’ that is moored at the Blucher Bridge. This German navy uses this ship for training purposes. Lovers of marine life should pay a visit to the Institute of Marine Biology. Do not forget to take your kids along with you when you visit it.

They will scream with delight on viewing the aquarium, which is a part of the institute. The Old Botanic Garden, another popular tourist spot, is located in close proximity to the Institute.

Kiel Week Festival

Kiel Week Festival

Do not forget to check out the craftsmen’s workshop and old peasant houses at the Schleswig-Holstein open air museum that is located in Kiel’s Molfsee district. Other notable tourist attractions include St. Nicholas Church, the Zoological Museum, the Naval Memorial, the Shipping Museum and the Museum of Ethnography.

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