Frankfurt on the Oder, Kleist’s town – located on the fringes of Germany and in the centre of EuropeGroße Oderstraße 29, Frankfurt (Oder)
As an intersection for important European trade routes, Frankfurt on the Oder looks back on a diverse past. The town that was founded in the 13th…details
German-Polish Tourist Information in Frankfurt (Oder)Große Oderstraße 29, Frankfurt (Oder)
Two towns from two countries are located on the banks of the Oder River. The German town of Frankfurt (Oder) and the Polish of Slubice are not merely connected through the city bridge. By all accounts both parts of the…details
Church St. Marien in Frankfurt (Oder)Oberkirchplatz 1, Frankfurt (Oder)
St. Mary’s Church constitutes an essential landmark of Frankfurt (Oder). The hall church with five aisles is considered one of the most beautiful pieces of Northern German brick Gothic architecture. In April 1945 the church sustained considerable damage in the course of the…details
Kleist Museum Frankfurt (Oder)Faberstraße 6-7, Frankfurt (Oder)
The Kleist Museum deals with the life and work of the Frankfurt (Oder)-born poet and playwright Heinrich von Kleist (1777 – 1811). It features extensive documentation on Kleist and the sphere of his literary contemporaries. As a research facility on literature of national…details
Concert hall "C.P.E. Bach"Lebuser Mauerstraße 4, Frankfurt (Oder)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788), the second son of famous composer Johann Sebastian, was a student at the old University of Frankfurt between 1734 and 1736 and shaper of Frankfurt’s music scene. In his honor in 1970 the newly found Municipal Concert Hall at the former…details
Museum Viadrina (Junkerhaus) Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Straße 11, Frankfurt (Oder)
The Museum Viadrina is the largest museum dedicated to cultural history in the eastern part of Germany. Accordingly, it resides in a historical building of transregional significance.
Set on medieval cellar vaults the Junkerhaus used to be the quarters of dukes and princes of…details
Brandenburg State Museum of Modern Art (Frankfurt Oder)C.-P.-E.-Bach-Str. 11, Frankfurt (Oder)
The Museum in Cottbus and Frankfurt (Oder) is in possession of over 11,000 pieces comprising oil and aquarelle paintings, drawings, graphic reproductions, objet d'art, installations and sculptures as well as a set of…details
St.-Gertraud-Kirche Frankfurt (Oder)Gertraudenplatz 6, Frankfurt (Oder)
The St. Gertraud Church sets a distinctive accent in the district Gubener Vorstadt. A small predecessor building had been located since the middle of the 14th century in the park to the north, the southern suburbs' former cemetery. The first St. Gertraud's was located outside…details
Heilandskapelle, Frankfurt (Oder)Eichenweg 41, Frankfurt (Oder)
Soon after the outbreak of World War I, the German Reich found itself in need of accommodating a large number of prisoners of war. In Frankfurt (Oder), a barracks camp was erected on the site of the decommissioned "Fatherland" mine in the north of the city. One time more than…details
Theatre of LaughsZiegelstrasse 31, Frankfurt (Oder),
The Theatre of Laughs is a professional puppet theatre for children and adults alike. Taking heed of Charlie Chaplin’s famous quote “A day without laughter is a day wasted”.
The repertoire includes productions for theater beginners, pupils, students and adults. The house…details
PlanetariumMühlenweg 48, Frankfurt (Oder)
The Planetarium‘s programme has education and culture going hand in hand: next to lifelike, child-friendly simulations of the starry sky and the universe it features a wide range of musical events.
The observatory is located in a listed former water tower.
You will find the…details
Communal Cultural Center In SłubiceMaja 1, Słubice
The Communal Cultural Center in Słubice is a public cultural institution with a cinema, a music pub, two art galleries and a wide range of creative workshops. It hosts the annual Labyrinth Festival.
The photography and media art gallery Okno and its smaller sibling Mała…details
Friedenskirche (Church of Peace), formerly St. Nicolas Church/Reformed ChurchSchulstraße 4A, Frankfurt (oder)
The present Friedenskirche is Frankfurt's oldest church. However, a parish church dedicated to St. Nicholas, the patron saint of merchants, was mentioned at the site as early as 1226. Due to the southward expansion of…details
Collegium Polonicumul. Kościuszki 1, Słubice
The Collegium Polonicum is a joint research and academic institution of the European University Viadrina and the Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznań. Among other things, it is the seat of a German-Polish research institute and houses the Karl Dedecius Archive. In addition to…details
Fischerstraße in the district Gubener VorstadtFischerstraße, Frankfurt (Oder)
The Fischerstraße, one of the oldest and most beautiful streets in Frankfurt (Oder), was in the 15th century home to fishermen as well as craftsmen, labourers and carters. While the north of the city, namely in the…details
Garden Settlement Paulinenhof in Frankfurt (Oder)Kießlingplatz, Frankfurt (Oder)
The Garten City Paulinenhof: A prime example of settlement construction of the 1920s in Frankfurt (Oder).
Between 1921 and 1923 the architect Hanns Martin Kießling (1879-1944) acted as the chief architect and managing…details
Gerstenberger HöfeZiegelstraße, Frankfurt (Oder)
In 1895, Moritz Gerstenberger bought the Mantz joinery and founded the Mantz und Gerstenberger company in the industrial district of Frankfurt, which had been steadily growing north of the old town since 1871. The company ran a large scale production of furniture and entire room…details
Jüdischer Friedhof Frankfurt (Oder)Transportowa 2, Słubice
"The cemetery of the Holy Jewish Community of Frankfurt a. O." in the former Dammvorstadt of Frankfurt, nowadays Słubice, is located at the fork of the roads to Rzepin (formerly Reppen) and Krosno Odrzańskie (formerly Crossen an der Oder). The cemetery was first mentioned in a…details