• Winter’s night
at the Branitz Castle
  • Art museum Cottbus power station
  • View from the Church of St. Nikolai
towards the part of town Sandow
  • At the mediaval city wall
  • State Theatre Cottbus
of late art nouveau
  • In the stadium of friendship
of the football club „Energie Cottbus“
  • The Cottbus stage coach
  • Pückler’s water pyramid
in the Branitz Park
  • Land pyramid in the Branitz Park
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"Every morning, Cottbus is the first major German city to greet the sun." This is how an enthusiastic journalist recently phrased it, poetically putting into words several facts: our charming city is located in a particularly sunny region at the very eastern margin of Germany between Berlin and Dresden. Already at the time of the settlement's foundation more than 850 years ago, both these features have been decisive for its further development and they continue to be an important influence to this day.

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