Görlitz - a town worth living in


  • Almost 50,000 likeable citizens as well as numerous groups and associations
  • more than 200,000 visitors per year

  • a fascinating history of industry and commerce 
  • as a former railway vehicle builder, the mayor has got a professional background in the industry
  • theatre, cinema, museums, zoo, cultural brewery, sports facilities, air field, golf course, indoor swimming pool, numerous churches and pubs, miniature railway

  • to a large extent, the building stock survived the two world wars unscathed and provides a stunning backdrop for films (72 films; Around the World in 80 Days, The Reader, Inglourious Basterds...)
  • Görlitz can look back on 900 years of history and has got over 3,500 historic monuments - historical buildings from the Gothic period, the Renaissance and the Baroque era, the Wilhelminian style and the Jugendstil period
  • they form an unparalleled conservation area.

  • KommWohnen Service GmbH is a communal housing association, providing housing for
    both older and younger generations in all administrative areas
    of Görlitz. With more than 6,000 flats in historical old buildings,
    in Wilhelminian-style houses, settlement buildings and in buildings
    made from precast concrete slabs, the largest landlord
    in the city on the river Neiße has got an interesting portfolio
    and can cater to every requirement.
  • It will be our pleasure to provide advice via our tenancy hotline +49 (0)3581 / 46 11 11.


  • Görlitz furthermore offers
    the steep Neiße river bank, surrounded by parks.
  • Cycle paths criss-cross the town and lead to the gems of the surrounding area.

  • Notable people associated with the town were among others
    the mystic, philosopher and Christian theosophist
    Jacob Böhme (1575 - 1624) as well as the arithmetician
    Bartholomäus Scultetus (1540 - 1607).