Do you like to experience important testimonials of German history and culture at first hand?
In the Central German region, you will find sacred buildings like the Naumburg Cathedral or the Castle Church of Wittenberg, where Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door, as well as numerous other testimonials of cultural history.
The Bauhaus in Dessau, the Luther Memorials are listed as World Cultural Heritage. And also the Wörlitz Garden Reich are listed as World Cultural Heritage. Handel, Goethe, Cranach, Gropius and many other famous artists created numerous works of art in the Central German cultural landscape.
From the Romanesque Road to the Nebra Sky Disk, works of art of immense value have been created in the course of the past centuries. It's worth exploring them!
Wittenberg Castle Church
The All Saints Castle Church is part of the Wittenberg Castle and the largest church of Lutherstadt Wittenberg. Both the castle and the church are listed as UNESCO World Heritage. On 31 October 1517, Martin Luther published his 95 theses here to invite for a disputation on the sale of indulgences. This is considered the initiation of the Reformation.
Bauhaus in Dessau
Commissioned by the municipality of Dessau, the Bauhaus building was designed by Walter Gropius in cooperation with Carl Fieger, Ernst Neufert and others. The Bauhaus building was erected from 1925 to 1926 as a school building for the Bauhaus art, design and architecture college.
Naumburg Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul is one of the most important Late Romanesque / Early Gothic buildings and one of the 80 sights along the Romanesque Road. Above all, the Cathedral became world famous by the works of the 'Naumburg Master' created in 1250.
The Garden Realm
The Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm is a garden and cultural landscape laid out by Prince Leopold III Friedrich Franz of Anhalt-Dessau after his first travel to England in 1763-64. The Wörlitz Park, consisting of several buildings and landscape parks, was listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in the year 2000.