Living between Jenzig and Fuchsturm
Set in picturesque surroundings between Jenzig and Fuchsturm, this adorable area scores highly with its excellent leisure facilities and good educational and care services.
East Jena draws its charm from its diversity. In the surroundings of the tradition-steeped Schillerkirche (Schiller Church), the area has preserved an almost rural character, whilst not far away, family-friendly residential complexes and urban villas are interspersed with private homes. Two of Jena’s popular excursion destinations attract people to the immediate area: the Jenzig, Jena’s highest point, and the Fuchsturm (Fox Tower), which offers breathtaking views over the city.
The city centre can be reached from east Jena in just a few minutes on foot or by bike. A number of schools and nurseries, sports grounds and a large outdoor swimming pool are drawing many young families to the area situated to right of the Saale Valley. Whether young or old - the closeness to nature and the variety of hiking routes and excursion opportunities around east Jena are well appreciated by people of all generations.