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Laboe Naval Memorial (Marine-Ehrenmal)

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Inspiring Monument

This is an amazing monument. You can get to the top via elevator or many steps. The top provides a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Thought-Provoking and Informative

In order to visit the Memorial and the U995 (and the Kiel Canal) while we were staying in Lubeck... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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| Laboe Village, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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All reviews german navy great view naval memorial u boat world war lost their lives baltic sea fitting tribute surrounding area eternal flame nearby beach lift takes observation deck top deck history room across the road well worth the visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing monument. You can get to the top via elevator or many steps. The top provides a beautiful view of the surrounding area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In order to visit the Memorial and the U995 (and the Kiel Canal) while we were staying in Lubeck, we hired Tours by Local Guide Angela Scheefeld of Hamburg. She picked us up in Lubeck and we headed North to Laboe. The U995 is a...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This was built pre-WWII and is the main memorial for the German navy. It was strange to come here to learn about a British VC medal winner I had not heard of.

Thank John C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This memorial to seamen of the German navies is a must visit for any navy enthusiast or historian. Be sure to visit the nearby U-Boot.

Thank KjellOG
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

If you are close by, the view of the Kieler Förde alone is worth the visit. You can either take the stairs or take on of the two elevators inside the tower. To get to the rooftop you need to take a second set of...More

Thank TobiF88
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Went for a swim, but couldn't miss the naval memorial. Majestic in memory of. Actually it was more worth our visit than our aim to swim. Take the ferry from Kiel central station area and enjoy that ride also.

Thank SabReView
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Most pople go here to get to the top and get a view over Kiel, which I admit is remarkable. But go downstairs and you will find a memorial of all the sailors in the world still patrolling at sea, those who never made it...More

Thank Praxibetel_Ix
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

After visiting the memorial garden, and seeing the exebition for the many sailors that has lost their lives during wars, this memorial also offers a magnificent view over the area of Kiel. Really a good place to visit.

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Stunning views from the top of the tower to watch the many kite surfers on the nearby beach. Respectful memorial which is worth the 20 min journey from Kiel.

Thank GGLH
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We visited here as part of our tour of Kiel. This is a very interesting place to visit. Originally, this memorial was meant to honor World War I victims but in 1954, it was rededicated as a memorial to sailors of any nationality who had...More

Thank Sharon M
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22 January 2017|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. The ferry is the best way and the most scenic way to get there. Check the ferry schedule to see about the stop after the Main Train Station. I walked there from our cruise ship and I could have gotten on right... More
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Response from ReisePeter252 | Reviewed this property |
use the ferry boat from Hauptbahnhof to Laboe.
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21 February 2015|
Response from MartinRoosKiel | Reviewed this property |
Marine - Ehrenmal & Uboot 995 Zeitraum & Öffnungszeiten vom 01. November bis 31. März täglich von 09:30 Uhr bis 16:00 Uhr vom 01. April bis 31. Oktober täglich von 09:30 Uhr bis 18:00 Uhr Grüße aus Kiel!