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Kugelbake - Der nördlichste Punkt Nds.

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  • Söhni 🏃

    Everyone who is a guest in Cuxhaven, no matter whether they are holiday makers or hikers, knows the Kugelbake at the Elbe estuary near Cuxhaven-Döse. It is the landmark of the city and can also be found in the city coat of arms. From here you can watch the outgoing and incoming container giant excellent.

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    • May 23, 2017

  • eyekon

    The classic and the landmark in Cuxhaven! You have to take with you in any case! Here, the shipping lane leads past the Port of Hamburg. You can watch large container ships or luxury steamer and seals are not uncommon to see!

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    • April 24, 2017

  • fopb

    Nice view of Cuxhaven. Here you can watch the passing ocean giants (of course the smaller ships as well). Most impressive is the amount of ships passing here.

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    • May 11, 2017

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    The Kugelbake is the landmark of the city of Cuxhaven. The 29 m high naval mark was once used by the sailors as a guide. For the emigrants who left Cuxhaven for America, the Kugelbake was "the last corner before America."

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    • April 14, 2019

  • Hetti

    The Kugelbake is a visitor magnet. It attracts everyone. From here you can see the big pots driving down the Elbe

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    • July 9, 2017

  • rolliblair

    The famous beacon here has a centuries-long history and is therefore not the first of its kind at this location. Destroyed several times by storm surges and other catastrophes, it still marks the border or the transition from the Elbe to the open sea. In terms of maritime technology, however, modern control systems have long since taken on their "job".

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    • June 10, 2020

  • Richie on Tour

    A walk to the Kugelbake, the landmark of the city of Cuxhaven is always included and offers a magnificent view. You can also admire the big ships that come from Hamburg or go there.

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    • October 21, 2019

  • Susanne Winkelmann

    When you are in Cuxhaven it is simply a part of being at the Kugelbarken. I did my rounds there as a child and I'm still drawn here today.

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    • July 23, 2020

  • 🌍 TOSCHI 🐢🐌

    You can also sit there for a break

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    • August 8, 2020

  • Jan

    The Kugelbake is a wooden navigation mark in Cuxhaven. The term bake goes back to the Middle Ages, in which all the navigational signs - including lighthouses - were so named. It is the landmark of Cuxhaven. A predecessor building still served as a lighthouse. It forms the seaward boundary of the Elbe, so the end of the Binnenelbe after the federal waterway law.

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    • May 11, 2018

  • Hohnebostel 🚔👮🏻‍♂️🕵️‍♂️

    Treasure and viewpoint to mock ships.

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    • June 29, 2018

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    The Kugelbake is the landmark of Cuxhaven and is located at the northernmost tip in Lower Saxony.

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    • April 15, 2019

  • JoeRg

    Reachable on foot, cycling prohibited, end of the Weser and Elberadweg

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    • May 16, 2020

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    Probably the most photographed subject.

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    • August 8, 2020

  • Sabine 22 🌻

    The Kugelbake is a wooden navigation mark in Cuxhaven. Measured from the mean high tide to the center of the small sphere, its height is 28.4 m. The term beacon goes back to the Middle Ages, when all navigation signs - including lighthouses - were so called. It is the symbol of Cuxhaven and has been featured in the city's coat of arms since 1913.

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    • August 10, 2020

  • Michel ✔

    Northernmost point in Lower Saxony. Great.

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    • August 27, 2020

  • 🌍 TOSCHI 🐢🐌

    Always good for a break too

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    • September 5, 2021

  • Marion

    The Kugelbake is the northernmost point of Lower Saxony.

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    • July 24, 2018

  • Annika Schenning

    The Kugelbake is a wooden navigation mark in Cuxhaven. Measured from the middle Tidehochwasser to the middle of the small ball their height is 28.4 m. The term bake goes back to the Middle Ages, in which all the navigational signs - including lighthouses - were so named. It is the landmark of Cuxhaven and depicted since 1913 in the coat of arms of the city. A predecessor building still served as a lighthouse; Today, the Kugelbake is only illuminated at night as a tourist attraction. It forms the seaward boundary of the Elbe, ie the end of the Binnenelbe according to the Federal Waterways Act.

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    • June 26, 2019

  • Sandra

    A "must" for everyone who is in Cuxhaven !!!

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    • August 16, 2020

  • A Tasty Hike

    Great vantage point at the starting point of the Elbe.

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    • September 2, 2020

  • 🚴‍♂️ Teuto Radler Stukenbrock 🚴‍♂️

    The Kugelbake is a very interesting building.

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    • July 22, 2017

  • Andrea Grauer

    Nice place for a panoramic view

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    • April 7, 2018

  • Anna Ramgard

    THE landmark of Cuxhaven, the Kugelbarke. A sea sign on which the ships drive towards Hamburg.

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    • July 23, 2018


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