Built around 1200, Georgenkapelle is a late Romanesque building in Luckau, Germany. It is located next to Hausmannstrum and served as a parish church initially after its construction. It was also used as a watchtower before it was rebuilt in 1969. It is used as an events center since then for hosting weddings and other such events. The majestic tower is open to public access and a popular site among tourists in the city.
Built from the end of the 13th century to the beginning of the 14th century, Roter Turm is a 30-meter-high (98.42 feet) tower in Luckau, Germany. This Welschen hood tower was originally built as a defense tower in the city. It is an important element in the cityscape of Luckau in the present day. Commemorating an event that happened in front of this place in the 19th century, it holds a memorial plaque on its wall.
Nikolaikirche Luckau is a historic house of worship in the heart of Luckau. Tracing its origins back to the year 1291, this Protestant church is a part of the Niederlausitz church district and is dedicated to Saint Nicholas. From the original structure, only elements of the pointed arch and tower base survive. In the year 1375, the church building underwent extensive remodeling, with the nave being extended by additional four bays. The church altarpiece is one of its arresting features dating back to the year 1670. Several tombs and epitaphs at the church date back to the years between 1750 and 1850.
Hausmannsturm is a 47-meter-tall (154.19 feet) tower in Luckau, Germany. It served as a watchtower for guards stationed here to monitor emergencies impending on the town in the early 19th century. The guards also announced the time every hour for the residents of the city from here. It was severely damaged by a storm in 1931 and was rebuilt by 1935. Located adjacent to Georgenkapelle, this place is open to public access.
Sankt-Nikolai-Kirche is a protestant church in Lübbenau, Germany. It was built in the 18th century in place of a dilapidated church that occupied the ground before its construction. The church has rococo furnishing created by artists from Dresden, altar, pulpit, and galleries from the 18th & 19th centuries, and an 18th-century organ. Its prolific architecture makes it an important architectural monument of the Dresden Baroque in Niederlausitz.
Adhering to the Protestant faith, Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche is a historical church dating back to the 15th Century. The church's structure reflects Romanesque Revival architecture. The church was earlier known as Sankt Nikolai and was later renamed to its current name in 1930 after the Paul Gerhardt monument, located in front of the church, built in 1907 by Friedrich Pfannschmidt. The altar is spectacular and has elements from the 17th Century, depicting Jesus' life. The baptismal font and the pulpit also date back to the 17th Century. The present organ in the church was built in 1906 and has elements from the previous one which came from the mid-19th Century.
Designed by the brilliant architect Wolfgang Grillitsch, the Stadt Und Regionalmuseum Lübben offers visitors a delightful walk down memory lane and a chance to revisit the glorious history of Lübben. Exhibits span across several centuries and include oil lamps, urns, scarves, coins, artifacts, oil paintings, swords, relics and other such memorabilia. Tours are available by appointment.
Kulturkirche was once a monastery that housed Catholic nuns but as time passed, it was transformed into a vibrant cultural venue. Through a renovation program, the church roof was carefully restored to its former glory and the windows were magically redesigned and transformed. Upon entering, one is greeted by an airy foyer that is well-equipped with lockers, cloakrooms and ramps. The Kulturkirche also houses a museum, a library, clubrooms and a tourist information center. A number of cultural events take place within these sacred and historic confines.
Erlebniskraftwerk Plessa is a massive power plant in the German city of Plessa which has been converted into a museum which displays the country's industrial facets. A visit here promises to be fascinating and educative in every sense as you walk past the scientific exhibits and remnants from the past. The venue can also be hired for exhibitions and conferences as well as private and social events. Tours are seasonal so call ahead for details on those.
Built in the 19th Century on the site of an older church that came from the 14th Century, the Evangelische Kirchengemeinde of Neu-Zauche is an active parish. This protestant church has beautiful Neo-Gothic structure and has a tall, 46-meter (150.91 feet) tall tower. The earlier tower had a stone spire which was later replaced with a slate roof when renovations were in progress. The main altar features a crucifix carved from wood. The baptismal font dates back to the Middle Ages. The Evangelische Kirchengemeinde conducts regular services and prayers and has an orchestra group, a group for women, and a children's circle as well.
Situated within an old, two-storied school, Kunstgussmuseum Lauchhammer is and ode to artistic sculptures, particularly made using the method of casting. The permanent exhibition includes portraits of famous personalities, statuettes, medals, plaques and a lot more. Another crucial aspect of the museum is the bell foundry, which is still functional to this day, For a nominal price, you can witness firsthand how bells are made. The museum itself looks stately on the outside, with intricate brick walls, gabled roof, and plenty of large and tastefully decorated windows. Definitely give this place a visit if you're in Lauchhammer.