Bike Touring Highlight
There are important buildings, including the Luther House, most of which have been preserved in their original form since the Reformation. Many events and special city tours take place there. 2017 was the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The Castle Church, the Luther House, the City Church of St. Mary and the Melanchthon House are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Right on the bike path: Tourist Information at Schlossplatz 2. You can find the current opening times here: lutherstadt-wittenberg.de/service/tourist-information
August 30, 2016
Worth seeing here are in Wittenberg, the city church of St. Mary and the castle church of All Saints.
Furthermore, the market square with the adjacent town hall. Melanchthon House, Luther House, Augusteum, Chranach Houses and Courtyards, Luthereiche, Luther Spring, Luther Grammar School built by Friedrich Hundertwasser. Corpus Christi Chapel, Beyerhof, Thesenür and Judengedenkplatte, not least the still functioning Junfer Rörwassersysthem from the 16th century
December 17, 2017
Wittenberg is not only worth seeing, but also a historic city. If you want to know more, inform yourself here:
September 18, 2017
Old town well worth seeing, most of the houses have been beautifully restored.
More information: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutherstadt_Wittenberg#Kultur_und_Sehensw%C3%BCrdheiten
October 2, 2020
Wittenberg has a long history until modern times. Wittenberg has significance for the whole world as the starting point of the Reformation:
"As the birthplace of the Reformation Wittenberg gained after the departure of Luther from the Roman Catholic Church with the burning of the papal" canonical rights "and the Bannandrohungsbulle Exsurge Domine of Pope Leo X. before the Elstertor further meaning through the events of the Wittenberg movement , which was jokingly referred to as the "Rome of the Protestants", so in the time at that time for the entire world decisive impulses.
Even though Wittenberg had to hand over his Saxon capital function to Torgau after the death of Frederick the Wise, his position as the center of the Reformation movement, for B. in the Wittenberg Agreement and the emergence of the first Luther Bible. In order to meet the increasing demands of the growing population in the then limited territorial city, extensive construction took place during this time. 1526 was again begun to expand the fortifications further. A new town hall and a drinking water supply system, the Röhrwasser, were built in the late 16th century. "
Today, the restored old town of Wittenberg is a living testimony of this time dar. To capture it, you should take the time to see some of the inside. The Luther House, the Melanchthon House, the Cranachhöfe and the city and castle church. The persons Luther, Melanchthon and Cranach are omnipresent.
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October 23, 2017
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