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Peitz

The little town of Peitz, twenty-five kilometres southwest of Guben, is well known as Germany's largest district of joined ponds, and as an important fishing centre. The famous Peitz carp is considered to be a particular delicacy. Walking through the landscape of the Peitz ponds, you can find rare species of plants and animals. In the ironwork and fishing museum, visitors can learn much about the tradition and history of freshwater fishing and ironworking. The historical ironworks is one of the most important industrial monuments in the state of Brandenburg. It is worth taking a walk around the historical heart of the town. In the 16th century, the town of Peitz was rebuilt and extended into a fortress. The most imposing preserved building from this time is the fortress tower. Behind walls that are in places six metres thick, a regional museum gives an insight into the civilization and historical fate of the region. The marketplace is dominated by the town hall, with its ornamental Tudor-style fa?ade, and also by the church, which was built by the famous German architect Stüler in the middle of the 19th century. What?s remarkable about Stüler?s church its architectural division into three parts, as well as the use of yellow and red bricks.


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