Views of the town

RaschkestraßeRaschkestrasse in Niesky

Kirche ZinzendorfplatzChurch on the Zinzendorf Square
Church Zinzendorf Square

MuseumMuseum in Niesky

WildgehegeGame enclosure in Stannewisch
Game enclosure Stannewisch

Rathaus NieskyTown hall in Niesky
Town hall

Stausee QuitzdorfReservoir Quitzdorf
Reservoir Quitzdorf
Our Niesky has been major district town in the administrative district of Goerlitz since 1st August 2008. Together with the urban districts Kosel, See, Oedernitz and Stannewisch, Niesky has about 10,471 inhabitants.

In our town there are perfect conditions for guests who look for relaxation and who are ready to discover the beauty of Niesky not only at a first glance.
The city core consists of the place “Zinzendorfplatz”. He impresses by his uniqueness due to the unpretentious baroque architecture. In 1996, the place was laureate during the competition “the ten most beautifully designed German places”. Further sights are the old reform school and the museum which contains the tourist information as well.

In the city itself there are beautiful shops and restaurants. Guests can sleep in the hotel, in pensions as well as in holiday apartments or they can camp near the Quitzdorf reservoir.
Niesky became famous due to the ministry of the Church of Brothers (Evangelische Brüdergemeine) and the company “Christoph & Unmack” with the construction of wagons, bridges and wooden houses. Especially for tourists interested in architecture, Niesky will be very interesting as you can discover numerous types of wooden houses, for example the Director’s house which is a building of the Weimar Modernity.
Thanks to a lot of recreation offers in and around Niesky, you will not be annoyed. The amusement park in the “Plittstraße”, the street-ball and skateboard ground in the “Rosenstraße”, the amenity and the game preserve in Stannewisch as well as the nature trail around the Quitzdorf barrage keep the whole family busy.
Large pinewoods, the scenic Lusatia heath and lake countryside and an 80 km footpath are made for idyllic promenades and cycling tours. Moreover, a lot of sport activities are possible. You can sail and surf on the Quitzdorf reservoir, nearby you can find a wander park for Nordic Walking.
In the winter, when about 1000 supporters of the domestic ice hockey club ELV Niesky flock to the ice stadium, it will be loud in Niesky. With the help of this artificial ice ground and a lot of lakes around Niesky, ice-skating is possible during the whole winter.

Furthermore, there are exhibitions, lectures or readings in the library, in the museum, in the auditorium of the school, in the gymnasium as well as in the church. Moreover, concerts, dancing parties and cinema evenings are regularly organized.

Visit our town - we are glad about you!