Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Sights


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Published 04/26/2016

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Naumburg was once ringed by a defensive city wall with five gates. The only remaining one, the Marientor, is a rare surviving example of a dual-portal gate, called a barbican, from the 14th century. The museum inside the gate provides a brief history of the city's defenses. A pleasant walk along the remaining city walls from Marienplatz to the Weingarten is the easiest way to explore the last intact section of Naumburg's wall, moat, and defensive battlements.

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Marienpl., Naumburg, Saxony-Anhalt, D–06618, Germany

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  • €0.50, automated turnstile at the entrance

Published 04/26/2016


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