13 Sights in Bautzen, Germany (with Map and Images)
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The Maria und Martha-Kirche, Upper Sorbian Cyrkej Marje a Marty, is a church of the Evangelical Lutheran parish of St. Petri in Bautzen and the largest exclusively Protestant church in the city, as St. Petri's Cathedral serves both denominations. It is located outside the outer city wall in the urban expansion area, which was built between 1870 and the First World War. Around the church at August-Bebel-Platz is Bautzen's bus station.
2. Ludowe nakładnistwo Domowina
Domowina-Verlag, Sorbian, is a publishing house in Germany that publishes Sorbian books, magazines and newspapers as well as German-language books on Sorbian topics. Despite the same name, the publishing house is organizationally independent of the Sorbian umbrella organization Domowina. He is supported by the Foundation for the Sorbian People and runs the Smoler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung on Tuchmacherstraße.
3. Gedenkstätte Bautzen
The Bautzen Memorial, Upper Sorbian Wopomnišćo Budyšin, is a place of remembrance for the victims of the two prisons Bautzen I and Bautzen II. Since 1993, it has been located in the building of the former special prison Bautzen II ("Stasi prison"), in the Bautzen district of Nordostring. The memorial is the workplace of the Saxon Memorials Foundation in memory of the victims of political tyranny.
The Lauenturm, Sorbian, is part of the city fortifications of the city of Bautzen. It is located on the southern edge of the old town, on the western side of the Innere Lauenstraße, which leads from the Friedensbrücke to the town hall. The tower got its name from the heraldic animal of the Kingdom of Bohemia, a lion. If you left Bautzen in the direction of Bohemia, you had to cross the Lauentor.
5. Neue Wasserkunst
The Neue Wasserkunst, Sorbian Nowa wodarnja, in Bautzen is, like the Alte Wasserkunst, a former water supply facility for the city, which is located on a rocky plateau above the valley of the Spree. The building, which is still preserved today and was rebuilt in 1721, is located in the south of the old town at the entrance from the Spree valley to the Neutor on Lauenstraße.
Friedensbrücke in Bautzen is one of the largest stone arch bridges in Saxony and, along with the A4 Highway Bridge and the Westtangente Bridge, is one of the three most important road traffic links in the city. Four basket arches, mounted on huge columns and abutments, span the deep-cut and steep Spreetal and are more than 20 metres high and 181 metres long.
7. Rathaus Bautzen
The town hall of Bautzen is located between the main market and meat market in the middle of the old town of Bautzen. The construction of the first fixed council seat at this point goes back to a decree of the Bohemian king Ottokar I. Přemysl, who allowed Bautzen to build "a particularly stately stone house" here.
The Reichenturm, Upper Sorbian Bohata Wěža, is a building of the former city fortification of Bautzen. It is located on the eastern edge of the old town, forms the end of the Reichenstrasse and stands at the Kornmarkt, opposite the Liebfrauenkirche. It is open from April to October.
9. St. Michael Church
The Michaeliskirche in Bautzen is located near the Alte Wasserkunst on the southwest arch of the rocky spur above the Spree, on which the old town of Bautzen was built. The square between the church, the water art and the inner and outer city walls is called the Wendischer Kirchhof.
The St. Nicholas Church, Upper Sorbian Mikławska cyrkej, in Bautzen is today essentially a ruin of a sacred building in front of the city's historic Nikolaitor. It was built at the beginning of the 15th century. A small chapel is integrated into the church ruins.
11. Unserer Lieben Frauen
The Church of Our Lady in Bautzen is a Catholic church, which is largely used by Sorbian-speaking parishioners and belongs to the cathedral parish of St. Petri. It is located outside the former inner city wall, east of the Reichenturm on the historic Salzmarkt.
12. Serbski dom - Haus der Sorben
Serbian dom je twarjenje na Budyský Póstowy naměsće a sydło mnohich serbské institucijow a towarstwow, na přikla Domowiny, Załožby za serbian lud kaž tež Serbskeho rozhłosa a Serbskeje kulturneje informacije.
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