11 Sights in Dessau-Roßlau, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Dessau-Roßlau, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Dessau-Roßlau, Germany.

1. Bauhaussiedlung Törten

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The Bauhaus building Dessau, Bauhaus Dessau is the former school building of the state building house in Dessau. It was designed by Walter Gropius in 1925 and built 1925 to 1926 for the Bauhaus previously located in Weimar and for the Dessau School of Art. Just like in the master houses in the immediate vicinity and at the same time planned and built, the Bauhaus was able to achieve its architectural and artistic ideas with these new buildings. The building is considered pioneering for the development of modern architecture and is one of the best -known examples of modern architecture of the interwar period.

Wikipedia: Bauhaus Dessau (DE)

2. Schloss Mosigkau

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Schloss Mosigkau

Mosigkau Castle is a castle in Dessau-Roßlau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It was built as a rococo castle between 1752 and 1757 in the heart of the village of Mosigkau, eight kilometres southwest of Dessau, as a summer residence. It is one of the last completely preserved rococo ensembles in Central Germany. Its park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz. The Museum Schloss Mosigkau and the Orangery regularly host special exhibitions and concerts.

Wikipedia: Schloss Mosigkau (DE), Website

3. Bauhaus-Architektur: Laubenganghaus

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Bauhaus-Architektur: Laubenganghaus M_H.DE / CC BY-SA 3.0

The arbor houses Dessau-Törten are five listed houses in the district of Törten of the city of Dessau-Roßlau in Saxony-Anhalt. They were built in 1930 by the architect and director of the Bauhaus Hannes Meyer for the Dessauer Savings and Building Cooperative. Since 2017 they have been a UNESCO World Heritage as buildings of the Bauhaus style; So called Bauhausstätten in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau.

Wikipedia: Laubenganghäuser Dessau-Törten (DE), Website, Heritage Website

4. Johannbau

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The Dessau Palace in Dessau in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt was a princely palace which mostly served as the main residence of the princes of Anhalt-Dessau and later the Dukes of Anhalt. The palace was one of the first renaissance buildings in the middle of Germany. Today, there is only one wing remaining, the Johannbau, which offers room to the City History Museum of Dessau.

Wikipedia: Dessau Palace (EN)

5. Junkers Paddelgemeinschaft

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Junkers Paddelgemeinschaft Daniel Rohde-Kage / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Bootshaus im Leopoldshafen is a listed boat shed with a pointed arch roof in the district of Ziebigk in the city of Dessau-Roßlau. The steel slat construction used in the construction was developed by the company Junkers-Stahlbau around 1920 and patented in 1928. This design, which was also used in aircraft wing construction, made it possible to span large hangars.

Wikipedia: Bootshaus im Leopoldshafen (Dessau) (DE)

6. Schloss Luisium

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Luisium is a palace and landscape garden in Dessau-Roßlau, Germany. It is a part of Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 1774 work started on a small palace in the style of an English country house, which Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau built for his wife Margravine Louise of Brandenburg-Schwedt, thus the name Luisium.

Wikipedia: Luisium (EN)

7. Marienkirche

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The Marienkirche is an originally Catholic, Evangelical sacral building in the center of the city of Dessau-Roßlau in Saxony-Anhalt since 1534, which today serves as an event center. It was destroyed in the air strikes on Dessau in March 1945 and only rebuilt in the 1990s. St. Marien used to be a castle and town church.

Wikipedia: Marienkirche (Dessau) (DE)

8. Wallwitzburg

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Wallwitzburg is a miniature castle built in the end of the 18th century in the form of a medieval castle remain. The artificial ruin lies in the Beckerbruch of the Georgium Landscape Park in the Dessau-Roßlauer district Ziebigk.

Wikipedia: Wallwitzburg (DE), Website

9. Trinkhalle

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The drinking hall is a drinking hall in Dessau-Roßlau in Saxony-Anhalt. It is known as the work of the important architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. After the building was demolished in 1962, it was reconstructed in the 2010s.

Wikipedia: Trinkhalle (Dessau) (DE)

10. Schloss Georgium

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The Georgium is a princely palace in Dessau, Germany. It was built for Johann Georg von Anhalt-Dessau, younger brother of Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau. It now houses the Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie art gallery.

Wikipedia: Georgium (EN)

11. Rathaus

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Dessau Town Hall is a landmark of Dessau, built from 1898 to 1901, according to plans by the Charlottenburg architect Reinhardt and Süßenguth, and is the seat of the city administration of Dessau-Roßlau.

Wikipedia: Rathaus Dessau (DE)


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