Venues

Stadthalle

In the heart of the city between the historic and modern urban core lies for almost 35 years the largest event hall in Brandenburg. Reconstructed and modernized in 2001, the Great Hall offers space for up to 2,000 people and provides the most modern equipment and acoustics. Every year more than 200,000 visitors enjoy different events from concerts to musicals. Each November you can tell by the ...

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Weltspiegel

Opened October 4th in 1911 the Weltspiegel is one of the few film theatres of its time which are still in use. Thanks to well-considered construction works the Weltspiegel could remain very far to its original state. That is why the building also today impresses with its unique architecture. Back then the beautiful cinema offered place for up to 780 people. Since 1929 the now listed building has ...

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Kammerbühne

The Kammerbühne is another venue of the Cottbus State Theater which in former times was used as community room and canteen for construction workers as well as for political events, concerts and cabarets. From 1981 on, the Kammerbühne was prepared to be the theaters interim venue and became such during the construction works at the “Big House”. Two years later, it solemnly was opened with ...

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Glad-House

In the mid-19th century, the aspiring citizens of the City of Cottbus built themselves a citizens' casino, located between the city centre and the recently completed city's train station. In contrast to a gambling casino, this building was used for festive events of all kinds; the citizens could eat, drink and celebrate there and the ladies had available separate rooms for cultivated conversation ...

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Obenkino

Im September 1990 gründete sich das Obenkino als integraler Bestandteil des Jugendkulturzentrums Glad-House in Cottbus. Zum Programm gehören heute an 7 Tagen in der Woche Dokumentar- und Spielfilmproduktionen aus der gesamten Welt. Insbesondere europäische Filme mit ihren nationalen und kulturellen Eigenheiten sowie Filme, die Zeitgeschehen thematisch reflektieren oder gesellschaftlich aktuelle ...

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Staatstheater

Due to his special architecture the Cottbus State Theatre is one of the town´s landmarks. The secessionist Art Nouveau building is famous far beyond Cottbus. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century when the flourishing textile industry in Cottbus brought political and economical power to the Bourgeoisie. This new grown self-confidence had to be expressed by an object of prestige: the ...

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Gedenkstätte Zuchthaus Cottbus

The association for human rights Menschenrechtszentrum Cottbus e.V. has been maintaining the memorial site Zuchthaus Cottbus on the former prison site on BautzenerStraße 140 since 4 September 2012. The former ‘Königliche-Zentralgefängnis Cottbus’ (Royal Central Prison Cottbus) was commissioned in 1860 and served as a prison over the course of five historical periods: the imperial era, the ...

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Planetarium

Das Raumflugplanetarium „Juri Gagarin“ in Cottbus − benannt nach Juri Alexejewitsch Gagarin, dem ersten Menschen im Weltraum − wurde am 26. April 1974 nach knapp zweijähriger Bauzeit am heutigen Lindenplatz eröffnet.

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Stadtbibliothek Zielona Gora

The newly constructed building features a total of 7,300 m2 of floor space on seven storeys and was dedicated in 1975. The building was much appreciated by the public because of its aesthetic interior architecture, light and open rooms and the façade that remains remarkable to this day. It continues to provide excellent conditions for access to the various comprehensive collections, ...

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