The 10 Best Sights & Landmarks in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

August 1, 2021 Rebbecca Marino

Saxony-Anhalt (German: Sachsen-Anhalt, pronounced [ˌzaksn̩ ˈʔanhalt]) is a landlocked federal state of Germany surrounded by the federal states of Lower Saxony, Brandenburg, Saxony and Thuringia. Its capital is Magdeburg and its largest city is Halle (Saale). Saxony-Anhalt covers an area of 20,447.7 square kilometres (7,894.9 sq mi) and has a population of 2.23 million. It is the 8th largest state in Germany by area and the 10th largest by population.

1. The Devil's Wall

Grossvaterweg 13, 38889 Blankenburg, Saxony-Anhalt Germany
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The Devil's Wall

Reviewed By hikeandswim - Willemstad, Caribbean

These is a beatifull rock formation. Well maintained walking paths on top of the mountain ridge. Its for all ages and you can choose your own lenght of the hike and difficulty i recommend starting at grossvater hotel at grosswater at grossvater weg. Next to the hotel is a large parking spot with easy access to the hike. Start on the left side next to the hotel and climb straight up!

2. Naumburg Cathedral UNESCO World Heritage

Domplatz 16, 06618 Naumburg, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 3445 2301133 [email protected] http://www.naumburger-dom.de
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4.5 based on 244 reviews

Naumburg Cathedral UNESCO World Heritage

Welcome to the UNESCO-World Heritage Site of Naumburg Cathedral The Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul in Naumburg is one of Europe’s most important cultural monuments from the high middle ages and is a major visitor attraction on the “Romanesque Route”. One of the cathedral’s most impressive features are the twin choir screens which separate the choirs from the nave. It is the only church in the world to contain two choir screens from the high medieval period! The West Choir with its choir screen and 12 statues depicting the church’s donors, which date back to the mid-thirteenth century, forms the cathedral’s biggest attraction. Crafted by the Naumburg Master, the statue known as Uta is particularly special and is said to depict the “most beautiful woman of the middle ages”.

Reviewed By axelsL1196YB - Lillehammer, Norway

Don't misunderstand! It's the city, the old city of Naumburg I'm thinking about! - and I'm thinking about all this beautiful surroundings , like: Bad Sulza, Bad Kösen, Saaleck, Pforta and Freyburg - I love all this places - and it's very easy to spend a fortnight for holidays in this area! And now, for the first time I met " Uta" - my first visit of Naumburg cathedral innside! - my last visit was only outside! - and I was only 5 years old of age. - but I still remember! :) Ok, today it was easy, going up to the Dom and city center by tram nr 4 from the railway station. When arriving the Dom, I was annoyed about all this business for tickets, - do this, don't do that!! pay extra for making pics and so on. Hello Naumburg - I hope you know what you are doing! You have the Dom and Uta - and actually for this moment: "that's it"!! - remember this! - a lot has to be done for the future for catching tourists to stay a night or 2! Don't price you out of business! Back to the Dom and Uta - Hello; - everybody, all of you have to go inside and looking for that beautiful face, and looking in the eyes of Uta. Then the most of you will understand my feelings. :) therefor; Thank you so much to this "unknown Master of Naumburg" for very good and unforgettable work!

3. Castle Church

Schlossplatz 1, 06886 Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 3491 5069160 [email protected] http://www.lutherstadt-wittenberg.de/en/culture/unesco-weltkulturerbe/schlosskirche/
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Castle Church

Reviewed By rittcastillo - Copenhagen, Denmark

We went for a visit to the charming little town of Wittenberg. It’s only a couple of hours from Berlin, so it’s very easy to drive to the town. Arriving just outside from the town you will see the most impressive bell tower of the church. Being the church where Martin Luther began the journey of reformation and where he also is buried the church is definitely a must visit when you are staying in Berlin for a longer period. Especially the view from the bell tower is really great and gives you an idea of how the town is built. It’s a bit of a challenge to climb the stairs up to the top of the tower but very worth it. The church itself is really impressive and notice how beautiful the inside walls are decorated/painted. This is a must see church.

4. Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus

Collegienstr. 54, 06886 Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 3491 4203118 [email protected] http://www.martinluther.de/en/luther-memorials-foundation-of-saxony-anhalt/luther-house-wittenberg
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Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus

Reviewed By gold-vintner - Indianapolis, United States

Knowing the history of Martin Luther, I found this property to be very interesting. And, to realize that I was in a building that is well over 500 years old was very intriguing to me. This is the site where Luther worked and lived from 1508 to 1546. Whether or not you are a Lutheran, if you have any interest in the Protestant origins and movement you should take the time to tour this building when in the area.

5. Wernigerode Castle

Am Schloss 1, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 3943 553040 [email protected] http://www.schloss-wernigerode.de/htm/de/html/englisch.html
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Wernigerode Castle

Reviewed By adventureat50plus - Stuttgart, Germany

We live in Germany and visit many castles but don't always pay for the tour. We were on our way from Quedlingburg to Braunschweig and stopped here to tour the castle and for a walk through town. The castle is beautiful inside and out and it was nice that we could walk through at our own pace. I appreciated that some of the information was in English but would have liked more. I was confused by the signs directing us to the toilets which are NOT inside the castle. Walk pass the two tour entries to find the toilet.

6. Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

Gropiusallee 38, 06846 Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 340 6508250 http://www.bauhaus-dessau.de
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4.5 based on 342 reviews

Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

Reviewed By 608maikf - Cologne, Germany

It is a beautiful place and takes you back to the 1920s. We made a guided tour which we absolut recommend as you get more insight and also visit rooms which are closed to public

7. Dom Merseburg

Domplatz 7, 06217 Merseburg, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 3461 210045 http://www.merseburger-dom.de
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4.5 based on 104 reviews

Dom Merseburg

8. Sonnenobservatorium von Goseck

Burgstr. 53, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 3443 7379478 http://www.sonnenobservatorium-goseck.info
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Sonnenobservatorium von Goseck

9. Gruene Zitadelle

Breiter Weg 10A, 39104 Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 391 59755941 [email protected] http://www.gruene-zitadelle.de/
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Gruene Zitadelle

Welcome to the Green Citadel - Friedensreich Hundertwassers’ “oasis for humanity and nature in a sea of rational houses”! This stunning location in the heart of Magdeburg, the capital city of the state Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It offers not only individual living spaces but space to experience: attractive shop fronts, function rooms, a hotel, a theatre, offices, medical practices and a kindergarten are all under one very special roof. The tour of the building that includes access to a few select interior spaces provides the visitor with a broad understanding of the architectural ‘causes’ that were so important to the artist and that he integrated across his structures. From the highest tower of the Green Citadel you are going to enjoy the stunning view over Magdeburg!

10. Kloster und Kaiserpfalz Memleben

06642 Memleben, Saxony-Anhalt Germany +49 34672 60274 http://www.kloster-memleben.de/
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Kloster und Kaiserpfalz Memleben

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