German Sights

Places to See in Görlitz

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Görlitz : Obermarkt
Görlitz : Obermarkt
A view down the main square - the Obermarkt - towards the old town of Görlitz.
  • Görlitz : Obermarkt
    A view down the main square - the Obermarkt - towards the old town of Görlitz.
  • Görlitz : Church of St Peter and St Paul
    The striking church stands on a promontory over the Lusatian Neisse river, which forms the border with Poland.
  • Görlitz : Statue
    This statue marks the location of the nearby tourist office, which can be hard to find.
  • Görlitz : Facade
    The decorated doorway typical of the houses in the Obermarkt area.
  • Görlitz : Clocks
    The clocks on the tower of the old town hall in the Obermarkt.
  • Görlitz : Kaisertrutz
    Part of the former fortifications of the town, the Kaisertrutz is now partly used as an art gallery.
  • Görlitz : Frauentor
    The 'Frauentor' (or 'Women's Tower') is also known as the 'Dicke Turm' (or 'Fat Tower') because of its size. It is also part of the former town defences.
  • Görlitz : Department Store
    This is the department store in the centre of Görlitz whose Art Deco interior featured heavily in the film 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'. It is currently undergoing restoration.

Görlitz

The statue in Görlitz - called 'Muschelminna' by the locals