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List of points of interest in Neumark region:

Terrains of Neumark region are not typical touristic regions. However on this terrain you can find interesting historical remains, objects of architecture and nature and other attractions. The advantage is fact that you usually never find yourself in crowd of other tourist, and also fact that mostly the visiting of attractions is free of charge.
Below we present some interesting places.

Viev Point Czcibor Mountain near Cedynia (Zehden)

Place on the high shore of Odra River valley, with nice view of Odra, and German river side. Here in 972 A.D. probably took place big battle between Polish and German armies.
how to find → When you drive from Osinów Dolny (Niederwutzen) to Cedynia (Zehden) than 1 km after Osinow look on the right.
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View tower in Cedynia (Zehden)

Located on the hill inside town. View tower buildt in 1890 A.D. From the top you can see almost all the town, hills, polder, Odra river and part of Germany. It is all time open and free.
how to find → To get to the view tower you need to go from the Cedynia town square up to the right direction church. Than before the church take road right. After about 200 metres on the left side on the hill you will se the tower.
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Cathedral dediacted to Blessed Virgin Mary in Chojna (Königsberg/Nm.)

Marien Church in Chojna is in restoration since 1986. The initiator of church restoration was german architect Günth er Kumkar. The renovation is mostly sponsored by "fundation for polish-german cooperation".
The church tower is over 102 metres high. It is 6th that high tower in Poland.
Church in Chojna can be visited every day. Near the entrance you can find phone number or you may go to tourist information (not far) and someone from the tourist information may come and open the church. There is also possible visiting of the tower.
how to find → Located in the center of Chojna (Königsberg/Nm.). It is visible from very big distance frome every side.
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Chojna (Königsberg/Nm.)

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Church dedicated to St. Stanislaus Kostka / Chapel of Knights Templars in Chwarszczany (Quartschen)

Gothic Chapel from 13th century. Buildt by Knights Templares in the place of former roman chapel. Its architectonical style is connection of sacral and military forms. (Parish: Sarbinowo (Zorndorf))
how to find → When you drive thru Chwarszczany (Quartschen) direction from Mieszkowice (Bärwalde/Nm.) to Kostrzyn (Küstrin) just look on the left side on the road. It is located about 100 meters from the road.
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Palace in Czerników (Zernickow)

Baroque palace built in 1850. In its history palace was owned by few german families. last of the owners was family von Oelsen. After World War II in palace was located gardening school and later administration of local State Agricultural Farm. Today palace is private possesion.
how to find → From Myślibórz (Soldin) drive direction Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.). Than after leaving Myślibórz in village Wierzbnica (Werblitz) take road right to Nawrocko (Liebenfelde) -> Czerników (Zernickow). To get to palace you need to drive all time straight thru the village.
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Palace in Dąbroszyn (Tamsel)

Complex of palace and park from 17th century. Palace was built in 17th century and rebuilt later. In end of 17th was created palace-park modified into "english type" with many stones, postuments, monuments, and egzotic trees.
how to find → When you drive from Kostrzyn (Küstrin) direction Gorzów Wielkopolski (Landsberg/Warthe) than in Dąbroszyn (Tamsel) look right, before church you will see the palace.
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German Military Cemetery in Glinna near Stare Czarnowo (Neumark)

The cemetery is not on the Neumark area, but a lot of Neumark people found there final resting place here, thats why he sould be mentioned here. In 2001-2003 by the german war graves association VDK the cemetery was created for german soldiers died in World War II and german civil victims of the war, which was reburied from places in Pommern and the Neumark. Finally on its terrain will be located graves of about 30000 peoples.
how to find → If we drive to Glinna from Stare Czarnowo, than on the right side we will find the road-mark to bothanic garden and cemetery. Than we need to drive right thru woods about 1-2 km.
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View point "bunker" in Gozdowice (Güstebiese)

Place on the high shore of Odra River valley, with nice view of Odra, and German river side. Here is located buliding called "bunkier" in the place where on april 1945 was located battery of artillery cannons.
how to find → When you drive from Stare Łysogórki (Alt-Lietzegöricke) to Gozdowice (Güstebiese) than about 500 m. before village turn right. Marked as car park.
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Old Town ruins in Kostrzyn (Küstrin)

The remains of old town Kostrzyn (Küstrin) that was destroyed in 1945. The remains are nowadays partly renewed, and they are an excellent place for a walk.
how to find → When you drive in to Kostrzyn (Küstrin) from Słubice (Frankfurt (Oder)-Dammvorstadt), it is located about 400 metres from Shell gas station on the left side of road. it is located by the Odra River.
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Fort Sarbinowski in Kostrzyn (Küstrin)

It is a system of bunkers built in 1883-1887 as a part of Kostrzyn Fortress. Now only ruins remains.
how to find → When you drive from Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.) to Kostrzyn (Küstrin) it is located about 3 kilometers before Kostrzyn. It is in the woods on the left side of the road, about 300 meters from road.
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Rock festival Woodstock in Kostrzyn (Küstrin)

The biggest in Poland and probably the biggest in Europe rock festival - "Woodstock" - takes place every year in the beginning of August in Kostrzyn.
how to find → Woodstock takes place north-east from Kostrzyn (Küstrin). When driving from Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.) you need to take the road, left on the first roundabout in Kostrzyn (Küstrin).
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Ruins of church in Krajnik Dolny (Niederkränig)

It was nice timber framing type church from 18th/19th century. It survived the World War II and later was not in used and became ruined.
how to find → Ruins of church are visible from the border bridge in Krajnik Dolny (Niederkränig) but it is not easy to find them in the center of village. When you drive from the border direction Chojna (Königsberg/Nm.), than while driving the road up, about 300 metres before the end of village take small sandy road left between the bushes. Than also look carefully left.
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Moryń (Mohrin)

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Dinosaur Park in Nowiny Wielkie (Döllensradung)

Opening hours: monday-friday: 9:00-18:00, saturday-sunday: 10:00-19:00 Read more ⇒
how to find → When you drive from Kostrzyn (Küstrin) direction , after the village Białcz you follow the street No. 131 right in the direction to Świerkocin (Fichtwerder). You drive till the village Nowiny Wielkie. Some meters after the train crossing you have to drive to a small street right, you will find marks. Some meters later you will find the park on the left side.
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Rests of the so-called East Wall (fortress Warta-Oder-front) in Pniewo (Osterwalde)

The so-called East Wall (officially fortress Warta-Oder-front) was established in 1934 on the eastern border of the former German Reich. At about 32 km long and up to 40 meters depth was an underground fortification system built even driven by a railway - developed from the Berlin U-Bahn operator BVG. In Pniewo, a part of the fortifications can be visited, supplemented by a museum and other military exhibits. The madness of war is seldom more evident than in the confines of the bunker. However, not only for the Military history enthusiasts, in the East Wall lives thousands of bats, which you can meet in the shelters.
how to find → If you go from Miedzyrzecz to direction Swiebodzin, drive to the village Kalawa. Here you will see near a restaurant a tank. But turn right and drive several kilometers to Pniewo till the end of the road.
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Dendrological garden in Przelewice (Prillwitz)

Web: www.ogrodprzelewice.pl
In the manor park Przelewice (Prillwitz), created by the german industrialist and passionate dendrologists Conrad von Borsig, there is a beautiful Dendrological garden of rare trees and plants. A Japanese garden, several ponds and an orangery invite you to walk. Worth seeing is the mausoleum of the mansion and the monument to Conrad von Borsig himself, who was shot and killed by Soviet soldiers n its own park at the end of the World War II.
how to find → Przelewice is easy to reach from , Pyrzyce or Barlinek (Berlinchen). From there is the way to "Ogród Dendrologiczny" signposted.
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Monument in memory of lithuanian pilots near Pszczelnik (Kuhdamm)

Monument in memory of flight and tragical teath of two lithuanian pilots - Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas. In this place their plane "Lituanica" crashed after flaing non stop from New York (6411 km) just 650 bfore their target - Kaunas, Lithuania. The probably reason of accident was bad weather condition.
how to find → If you drive from Myślibórz (Soldin) to Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.) than before small village Pszczelnik (Kuhdamm) you may find small mark (see the photo) pointing wood-road left. Drive this small road about 3 kilometres. All road will be well marked by similar signs.
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Palace in Rościn (Rostin)

Palace has been built by family von Bredow in 18th century. Now the palace is in ruine. It is owned by big cosmetic company that planned to open hotel here, however the project did not moved forward.
how to find → From Myślibórz (Soldin) drive direction Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.). Just after leaving Myślibórz (Soldin) take road right direction Czerników (Zernickow) and after 3 kilometres take road left to Rościn (Rostin). Palace is on the left side just after the church.
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Chapel of Knights Templars in Rurka (Rörchen)

Not big chapel from 13th century made of stone. Since 17th century it was used as granary and since 19th century as distillery. Nowadays it is private property.
how to find → You may drive from Chojna (Königsberg/Nm.) direction Banie (Bahn). Than in Rurka (Rörchen) you drive straight and about 400 m after church turn little road left. Chapel is visible from road and it is about 400 meters, on the left.
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Polish military cemetery in Siekierki (Zäckerick)

It is located near museum close to Stare Łysogórki. On the cementary iare burried 1973 polish soldiers that were fighting in 1945 in "Berlin operation". 322 Soldiers are unknown.
how to find → When you drive from Siekierki (Zäckerick) to Stare Łysogórki (Alt-Lietzegöricke) then you will surely see the tank. Cementary is 300 m further.
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Sanktuarium Nadodrzańskiej Królowej Pokoju in Siekierki (Zäckerick)

Sanctuary in Siekierki (Zäckerick) was built in 80's on a place of former church that was destroyed after World War II. The opening toke place in may 6th, 1990.
how to find → When you drive from Osinów Dolny (Niederwutzen) thru Siekierki (Zäckerick), than look on the marks. On the left side of road next to small chapel, there is road to small hill. There is the sanctuary.
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Trzcińsko Zdrój (Bad Schönfließ)

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Old German cemetery in Witnica (Vietz)

On actual cemetery there is separated part of it, with kind of lapidary with old German grave stones.
how to find → When you drive from Witnica (Vietz) direction Mosina (Massin), Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.), than cemetery is on the end of Witnica (Vietz) on your right.
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Monument of the 1758 Zorndorf battle in Sarbinowo near Kostrzyn (Küstrin)

Reneved monument raised in 2010 on a place of the Zorndorf battle between prussian and russian forces in 1758. The monument was raised in a place of famous and destroyed old monument that was mentioned in the book 'Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg' by the famous german author Theodor Fontane. Many years old monument was only a pile of stones, where in 1758 the general hill of the prussian king Friedrich II was.
how to find → Leave Kostrzyn (Küstrin) in direction Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.), in the village Sarbinowo drive to the left. About a kilometer after the village look on the right side of the street for a mark, which shows an prussian soldier. The monument is on the right side about 100 meters from the street.
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