Visit Kiel: The proud center of maritime heritage

Smile at Kiel, and Kiel smiles back. The city is the capital of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and is located on Germany's eastern coast. This port city is primarily known for its maritime heritage, but you'll also find plenty of attractive shopping centers.

On this page, you'll find our very best tips on what to see and where to indulge in valuable shopping to take home.