Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)
... crosses the Zwickauer Mulde in the immediate vicinity of the center.The previous wooden construction with roof from the 17th century had to give way to the - in modern times - steel riveting construction. 69 meters long and 12 meters wide, it is one of Zwickau's landmarks. From 15 June to 1 July 1945, the Paradiesbrücke served as a kind of border crossing. The hollow formed the demarcation line between Soviet and American occupied area in Zwickau. Since 1979 the Paradiesbrücke has been closed to traffic. In 2002, the Paradiesbrücke was extensively renovated.From the Paradiesbrücke you look at the Brückenberg, where Schumann often stayed. On the left hand side were the "Zwickauer Bergkeller", a well-known destination for Schumann, which no longer exists today. In wooden pavilions, dance and light music was played. On July 11, 1847, the first Schumann Festival, an open-air concert was given here in honor of Robert and Clara Schumann.
May 21, 2018
According to legend, her name is related to Martin Luther, who was allegedly ambushed by angry Franciscans during his visit to Zwickau. Since he could not defend himself against the armed monks, Luther fled over the Muldenbrücke in the first open house. Inside he is said to have exclaimed: "Thank God he let me find this house. For truly, it became my paradise. "The inn was henceforth called" Paradise, "also because of its beautiful location.
May 21, 2018
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