Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Sights

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Named after Saxony's King Albert, who between 1884 and 1887 converted a royal arsenal into a suitable setting for the treasures he and...


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The story of Meissen porcelain actually began high above Old Meissen. Towering over the Elbe River, this 15th-century castle is Germany's...

Alte Wasserkunst

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Erected in 1558, the Alte Wasserkunst served as part of the town's defensive fortifications, but its true purpose was to pump water from...

Altes Brauhaus

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Near the Frauenkirche, the Altes Brauhaus dates to 1460 and is graced by a Renaissance gable. It now houses city offices. ...


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Although dominated by the nearby unappealing Kulturpalast (Palace of Culture), the Altmarkt is a fascinating concrete leftover from the...

An der Elbe River Promenade

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Stretching for a mile and a half along the Elbe River, this pretty foot and cycling path takes you by the town center and the picturesque...


  • Bridge/Tunnel

This bridge, which spans the river in front of the Katholische Hofkirche, is the reconstruction of a 17th-century baroque bridge blown...

Bach-Museum im Bach-Archiv Leipzig

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The Bach family home, the old Bosehaus, stands opposite the Thomaskirche, and is now a museum devoted to the composer's life and work.


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Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach in 1685. The Bachhaus has exhibits devoted to the entire lineage of the musical Bach family...

Bad Schandau Historic Elevator

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A quick way to reach beautiful hiking trails or to just enjoy some spectacular views, this 165-foot-high steel lift, built in 1904 in...


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