Culture & History

in Seenland Oder-Spree

The Seenland Oder-Spree offers not only a beautiful landscape, but also a rich cultural landscape. Here you can discover monuments, churches, castles and manor houses, museums and local history rooms with an impressive history. Among the highlights are undoubtedly Neuhardenberg Castle with the Schinkel Church, the baroque monastery complex of Neuzelle or the Streleburgen of Beeskow, Friedland and Storkow. But small, fine cultural sites are also worth discovering. Here you will find tips for excursions to art and culture in the Seenland Oder-Spree , including travel options and opening hours.

Dive into the diverse world of museums, buildings and artists in the Seenland Oder-Spree

Historic places and architectural highlights, which are unique in Germany, are waiting for you.

  • Did you know that the largest organ in Brandenburg can be found in the cathedral city of Fürstenwalde?

  • Did you know that Eisenhüttenstadt was the first socialist town on German soil?

  • Did you know that a castle writer still lives in Beeskow Castle?

Discover the cultural diversity in the Seenland Oder-Spree.

"Planstadt Eisenhüttenstadt"

GDR history

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer

"Seelower Höhen"


© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer

"Museumspark Rüdersdorf"

Open pit mine & museum park

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer


The monastery complex in the resort town of Neuzelle is one of the few completely preserved testimonies to monastic architecture - in the highest degree of perfection and breathtaking opulence. It is often referred to as the "baroque wonder of Brandenburg".

"Kloster Neuzelle"


© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer


Baroque garden at Neuzelle monastery

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Katrin Riegel

"Evangelische Pfarrkirche"

"Evangelical Parish Church"

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Angelika Laslo

The three Streleburgen



© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer


© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer
45 Churches

... including one of the two cathedrals and the baroque wonder of Brandenburg.

91 Museums

... about special people like Theodor Fontane to the GDR and stories about special places.

22 Castles & Parks

... discover the legacy of Karl Friedrich Schinkel


Interesting facts about life, country and people - 101 museums and permanent exhibitions open to the public are to be discovered in the Seenland Oder-Spree. 

Kleist museum

Frankfurt (Oder)

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer

Gehrhart-Hauptmann museum


© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer


Numerous houses of worship of various denominations and architectural styles can be found in the Seenland Oder-Spree. Often you can not only look at from the outside, but also dare a look inside.

St. Mary's church

Frankfurt (Oder)

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer

City parish church


© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer

Castles & Parks

"In a busy schedule, nothing is as important as setting aside an hour of leisure in the garden."

Johannes Rau

"There is no one right way to see nature. There are a hundred."

Kurt Tucholsky

"Schlosspark Steinhöfel"

castle park

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer

"Old parks and gardens are great walk-in dreams, realized visions of a happy, beautiful world."

Documentary filmmaker and author Dieter Wieland

"Anyone who retains the ability to recognize beauty will never grow old." 

Frank Kafka

"Schlossgut Altlandsberg"

castle property

© Seenland Oder-Spree / Florian Läufer

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