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Torgau

Torgau is among Germany's most beautiful Renaissance towns, with more than 500 sterling examples of Renaissance and late-Gothic architecture. Landmark Hartenfels Castle, the country's foremost Renaissance palace, is also the site of the world's first Protestant church. An important political center during the Reformation, Torgau was Martin Luther's principal base and a refuge for Protestants from other towns and countries fleeing persecution.

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