47 Sights in Halle (Saale), Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Halle (Saale), 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 47 sights are available in Halle (Saale), Germany.

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1. Thalia Theater

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The Thalia Theater Halle (Saale) was founded on October 11, 1952 as the "Theater der Junge Guard". It has been carrying today's name since 1990. Since 1977 it has been organizing the workshop days of the children's and youth theater. From 2001, under the new direction of Annegret Hahn, the stage tried to touch the reality of the people in the region with its productions. In 2003, the “Hotel Neustadt” project caused a sensation nationwide, in which young people temporarily converted an empty high -rise building as part of a project to a hotel with a theater festival.

Wikipedia: Thalia Theater (Halle) (DE), Website

2. Opernhaus

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Opernhaus Ralf Lotys (Sicherlich) / CC BY 3.0

The Halle Opera House is an opera house in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt. Originally named the Halle Town Theatre, the theatre was built in 1886. A bomb attack on 31 March 1945 destroyed much of the original building. Restorative work ensued a few years later, and the theatre reopened in 1951 under the name Landestheater Halle. In January 1992 it was renamed to its current title. The theatre is currently used for performances of opera, ballet, and orchestral concerts. It is also the main performance venue for the annual summer Handel Festival held in the city.

Wikipedia: Halle Opera House (EN), Website, Architect Wikipedia

3. Neue Residenz

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From 1644, Neue Residenz was the name given to the four-winged building complex built in 1531 as New Gebew in the city of Halle an der Saale. The imposing building, built by Cardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg, is the result of the early import of Italian Renaissance ideas and motifs into central and northern Germany and is one of the most important buildings of the early Renaissance in Germany. It is an unfortified building complex with residential character and formerly close connection to an elaborate garden beyond the city wall.

Wikipedia: Neue Residenz (Halle) (DE)

4. Zur heiligsten Dreieinigkeit

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The Church of the Most Holy Trinity is a Roman Catholic parish church in the south of the city of Halle (Saale) in Saxony-Anhalt. The church was created from 1929 to 1930 by Wilhelm Ulrich as a central building and is listed in the monument register of the state of Saxony-Anhalt under the registration number 094 04818 as a monument. The building was attached to the cloistered buildings of the nearby Franciscan monastery in Halle, which had been built in 1923/24.

Wikipedia: Dreieinigkeitskirche (Halle) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

5. Beatles Museum

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Beatles Museum Rainer Moers, Beatles Museum / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The Beatles Museum is a museum in Harley (Salle), which originally exhibited exhibits from the early travelling exhibitions of the Liverpool band Beatles. At the same time, the exhibition expanded about three times, recording the time from the establishment (1960) to the dissolution (1970) of the band and the solo career of the band members. The museum is the oldest, largest and most extensive public institution with the theme of Beatles in the world.

Wikipedia: Beatles-Museum Halle (DE), Website

6. Ameisenbären

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Anteater is a common name for the four extant mammal species of the suborder Vermilingua commonly known for eating ants and termites. The individual species have other names in English and other languages. Together with the sloths, they are within the order Pilosa. The name "anteater" is also commonly applied to the unrelated aardvark, numbat, echidnas, pangolins, and some members of the Oecobiidae, although they are not closely related to them.

Wikipedia: Anteater (EN)

7. Sankt Katharinen Kirche

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St. Katharinen is the listed Protestant village church of the until 1950 independent village of Ammendorf, today part of the district Ammendorf/Beesen of Halle (Saale). The parish belongs with those of Beesen and Radewell to the parish area south in the church district Halle-Saalkreis of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany. In the monument register of the city of Halle the church is registered under the registration number 094 04557.

Wikipedia: St. Katharinen (Halle) (DE)

8. Wasserturm

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The water tower at the main station in Halle (Saale) was built around 1910 and is about 17.25 meters high. It stands north of the railway bridges of the Hauptbahnhof. The water tank has a capacity of 210 cubic meters and was designed according to the Klönne principle. It was used to supply steam locomotives via water cranes with boiler feed water, first from the Peißen locomotive depot and later from the public water supply network.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm Halle (Saale) Hauptbahnhof (DE)

9. Mähnenspringer

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Mähnenspringer Rei at English Wikipedia. Picture taken by Rei in July 2006. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Barbary sheep, also known as aoudad is a species of caprine native to rocky mountains in North Africa. While this is the only species in genus Ammotragus, six subspecies have been described. Although it is rare in its native North Africa, it has been introduced to North America, southern Europe, and elsewhere. It is also known in the Berber language as waddan or arwi, and in former French territories as the moufflon.

Wikipedia: Barbary sheep (EN)

10. Propsteikirche St. Franziskus und St. Elisabeth

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Propsteikirche St. Franziskus und St. Elisabeth Ralf Lotys (Sicherlich) / CC BY 2.5

St. Franziskus und St. Elisabeth is the Catholic provost church of Halle (Saale) in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The church, located in the district Südliche Innenstadt, Stadtbezirk Mitte, was built from 1894 to 1896 according to plans by the architect Arnold Güldenpfennig as a brick building in neo-Gothic style and is registered in the monument register of the city of Halle under the registration number 094 04870.

Wikipedia: St. Franziskus und St. Elisabeth (Halle) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

11. Roter Turm

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The Red Tower is part of the landmark of the city of Halle (Saale). This it forms together with the four towers of the Market Church of Our Lady. Halle is often referred to as the City of the Five Towers because of the striking silhouette of these two buildings. The tower burned down on 16 April 1945 by artillery fire and lost its characteristic spire. Except for the tower reconstruction, it was restored.

Wikipedia: Roter Turm (Halle) (DE)

12. St. Georgen

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St. Georgen, which is used free of charge today, stands on the southwestern edge of the city center of Halle (Saale) outside of the former city fortifications in Glaucha, a suburb of Halles. The church was significantly damaged in an American air raid on April 6, 1945 and by artillery fire on April 16. In a simplified manner, it was repaired again, prepared for explosion in 1985 and released from 1990.

Wikipedia: St. Georgen (Halle) (DE), Website

13. Dom

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Halle Cathedral is the oldest surviving church in the old part of the city Halle, Saale. Beside it resided the Archbishop of Magdeburg, who ruled the city for a long period. Albert of Brandenburg remodelled the church's exterior from 1520 onwards and built the neighbouring Neue Residenz, aiming to make the church one of the most influential and powerful monasteries north of the Alps.

Wikipedia: Halle Cathedral (EN), Website, Url

14. Fritz-Weineck-Gedenktafel

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Fritz-Weineck-Gedenktafel Autor/-in unbekanntUnknown author / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

Friedrich August Weineck, better known as Fritz Weineck, was a brush maker and horn player in the Red Front Fighters League, who was shot by the police during an election rally of the KPD and was therefore venerated as a communist martyr in the later GDR. Following the title of a song dedicated to him and his death, Weineck also became known under the name Der kleine Trompeter.

Wikipedia: Friedrich August Weineck (DE)

15. Robertinum

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Robertinum Ralf Lotys (Sicherlich) / CC BY 3.0

The Archaeological Museum of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, formerly temporarily Archaeological Museum Robertinum, houses the archaeological collections of the University of Halle in Halle (Saale). It is located in the building on Universitätsplatz, built between 1889 and 1891; In 1922 it was given the honorary name Robertinum in memory of Carl Robert.

Wikipedia: Archäologisches Museum der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (DE), Website, Website

16. Kunsthalle Talstraße

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The Kunstverein "Talstrasse" e. V. is a non-profit and registered association based in Halle (Saale), which is dedicated to the mediation and promotion of contemporary art. He is the sponsor of the Kunsthalle "Talstrasse" and a member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Kunstvereine (ADKV), the Museumsverband Sachsen-Anhalt and the Deutscher Museumsbund.

Wikipedia: Kunstverein „Talstrasse“ (DE)

17. Krokodilhaus

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Krokodilhaus Leigh Bedford / CC BY 2.0

Crocodiles or true crocodiles are large semiaquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. The term crocodile is sometimes used even more loosely to include all extant members of the order Crocodilia, which includes the alligators and caimans, the gharial and false gharial among other extinct taxa.

Wikipedia: Crocodile (EN)

18. Grabhügel 28

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The burial mound 28 of the Dölauer Heide near Halle in Saxony-Anhalt is located in a Neolithic-bronze settlement area of various cultures, numerous burial mounds testify. In hills 28 can be found as built -in u. Stone boxes and stone packing graves. After the excavations, six of the hills were left open so that the installations are visible.

Wikipedia: Grabhügel 28 (Dölauer Heide) (DE)

19. Stolperstein A. + E. Goldberg

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The list of stumbling blocks in Halle (Saale) contains all the stumbling blocks that were laid as part of Gunter Demnig's art project in Halle (Saale). They are intended to think of victims of National Socialism who lived and worked in Halle. By November 2019, a total of 247 stones were laid on 114 addresses; Other stones are being planned.

Wikipedia: Liste der Stolpersteine in Halle (Saale) (DE)

20. Galgenberg

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Galgenberg is a double-topped mountain in the northern part of the city of Halle (Saale) in the Saxony-Anhalt region, within the framework of its northwest ridge Großer Galgenberg, at an altitude of 134.2 m. The NHN is the highest point in the city. Its southeast peak, Kleiner Galgenberg, is 129.6 m above sea level. NHN is high.

Wikipedia: Galgenberg (Halle) (DE)

21. Zoologischer Garten

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Zoologischer Garten unbekannt / Logo

The Halle Zoo, also Bergzoo Halle, was created in 1901 on the 130 meter high Reilsberg in the north of Halle (Saale) in the Giebichenstein district. With a total area of nine hectares, it is one of the smaller zoos. Due to its structure in several levels around the mountain, the terrain appears much larger than it actually is.

Wikipedia: Zoologischer Garten Halle (Saale) (DE), Website

22. Marktkirche Unser Lieben Frauen

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The Marktkirche Unser Lieben Frauen is a church in the centre of the city of Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It was built between 1529 and 1554 and is the most recent of the city's medieval churches. In German, its official name is shortened to Liebfrauenkirche but it is also referred to as Marienkirche and the Marktkirche.

Wikipedia: Marktkirche Unser Lieben Frauen (EN), Website

23. Steinerne Jungfrau

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The Steinerne Jungfrau is a prehistoric menhir in Dölau, a district of Halle (Saale) in Saxony-Anhalt, With a height of about 5.5 m, it is the second largest menhir in Central Europe after the Gollenstein near Blieskastel in Saarland. The Stone Virgin is registered in the local register of monuments as a ground monument.

Wikipedia: Steinerne Jungfrau (DE), Website

24. Goldtakine

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The bharal, also called the blue sheep, is a caprine native to the high Himalayas. It is the only member of the genus Pseudois. It occurs in India, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. The Helan Mountains of Ningxia have the highest concentration of bharal in the world, with 15 bharals per km2 and 30,000 in total.

Wikipedia: Bharal (EN)

25. Pauluskirche

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Pauluskirche Michael Hanke / CC BY 2.5

The Pauluskirche is a listed Protestant church built between 1900 and 1903 in Halle (Saale). In the monument register of the city of Halle the church is registered under the registration number 094 11573. The Paulusgemeinde belongs to the church district Halle-Saalkreis of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany.

Wikipedia: Pauluskirche (Halle) (DE), Website, Youtube

26. Kirche im Diakoniewerk

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The Anstaltskirche der Diakonie or Kirche im Diakoniewerk was built in 1893 as part of the Deaconess Institute according to plans by Friedrich Fahro in Halle (Saale). Together with the Philippuskirche in Leipzig, the church is one of only two sacred buildings in Central Germany according to the Wiesbaden program.

Wikipedia: Anstaltskirche der Diakonie (Halle) (DE)

27. Marktschlößchen

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The Marktschlößchen is a representative town house on the market of the city of Halle (Saale). The Renaissance building with the address Marktplatz 13 now houses the tourist information of Stadtmarketing GmbH and a Halloren café on the ground floor. The building was listed as a historical monument in 1935.

Wikipedia: Marktschlößchen (DE)

28. Friedemann-Bach-Haus

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The Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House is a cultural site in Halle in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The composer Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710–1784), eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach, lived here during part of his career; the building now has an exhibition about W. F. Bach and other composers who lived in Halle.

Wikipedia: Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House (EN)

29. Eichendorff-Bank

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The Eichendorffbank is a listed stone bench in the Klausberge mountains in the north of Halle (Saale), which was built in memory of Joseph von Eichendorff's student days in the city on the Saale. In the monument register of the city of Halle, the bank is registered under the registration number 094 96891.

Wikipedia: Eichendorffbank (DE)

30. Händel-Denkmal

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Händel-Denkmal dnaw / Bild-frei

The Handel monument in Halle (Saale) is the only monument in Germany in honor of the German-British baroque composer Georg Friedrich Handel. It was realized there in 1859 at the memorial events on the 100th anniversary of the death of the artist in a community performance between German and British.

Wikipedia: Händel-Denkmal (DE)

31. Neumühle

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The Neumühle in Halle (Saale) is a former flour mill that was first mentioned in 1283 and rebuilt in 1582. In the monument register of the city of Halle the mill is registered under the registration number 094 04884. It has an entry in the "Red List" of endangered monuments of the city of Halle.

Wikipedia: Neumühle (Halle (Saale)) (DE)

32. Joseph von Eichendorff

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Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff was a German poet, novelist, playwright, literary critic, translator, and anthologist. Eichendorff was one of the major writers and critics of Romanticism. Ever since their publication and up to the present day, some of his works have been very popular in Germany.

Wikipedia: Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (EN), Website

33. Johanneskirche

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Johanneskirche Markus Händel / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Evangelical Church of St. Johannes in Halle (Saale) stands in the south of the city and is part of the Lutherplatz district, which was built on with cooperative residential buildings from 1910 onwards. The church building was built in 1892/1893 according to plans by Friedrich Fahro.

Wikipedia: St. Johannes (Halle) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

34. Steinböcke

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The West Caucasian tur is a mountain-dwelling goat-antelope native to the western half of the Caucasus Mountains range, in Georgia and European Russia. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List, as the wild population is estimated to be between 5,000 and 6,000 individuals.

Wikipedia: West Caucasian tur (EN)

35. Ratshof

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Ratshof Ralf Lotys (Sicherlich) / CC BY 3.0

The Ratshof is a listed building on the market square of the city of Halle (Saale) in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Built at the end of the 1920s, the building has taken over the function of the city's town hall since the destruction of the Old Town Hall in the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Ratshof (Halle (Saale)) (DE), Website

36. Jahnhöhle

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The Jahnhöhle is located in the Klausbergen in the north of the city of Halle (Saale) in the Trotha district, directly on the banks of the Saale. Their creation is due to weathering processes and seepage water effect along rock gaps in the porphyry upcoming here.

Wikipedia: Jahnhöhle (DE)

37. Steinmühle

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Steinmühle Jan Hauke, Halle (Saale) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Steinmühle in Halle (Saale) is a watermill on the Mühlgraben, a natural right tributary of the Saale. The stone mill is a former oil and grain mill, and not, as suggested by the name, a stone mill. It probably had the first stone mill building in the city.

Wikipedia: Steinmühle (Halle) (DE)

38. Moritzkirche

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St. Moritz, also St. Mauritius, is a church in Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, dedicated to St. Maurice. The late-Gothic hall church was built as an Augustine Stiftskirche from 1388. It features late-Gothic stone sculptures and a notable organ from 1925.

Wikipedia: St. Moritz, Halle (EN), Website

39. Elefanten

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The African bush elephant is one of two extant African elephant species and one of three extant elephant species. It is the largest living terrestrial animal, with bulls reaching a shoulder height of up to 3.96 m and a body mass of up to 10.4 t.

Wikipedia: African bush elephant (EN)

40. Steinkiste am Waldkater

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The Steinkiste am Waldkater is a small stone box grave of the late Neolithic Bell Beaker culture on the edge of the Dölauer Heide in Halle (Saale). It was discovered in 1930 during reforestation work and archaeologically investigated.

Wikipedia: Steinkiste am Waldkater (DE)

41. Denkmalzug LKM V 10 C

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The V 10 C is a narrow-gauge diesel locomotive for industrial railways and sidings. The locomotive was built from 1959 to 1975 in a series of 496 units in the VEB Lokomotivbau Karl Marx Babelsberg (LKM) for gauges from 600 to 1067 mm.

Wikipedia: LKM V 10 C (DE)

42. Stadthaus

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The Stadthaus of Halle is the neo-Gothic assembly, meeting and festival building on the market square of the city of Halle (Saale) and a listed landmark of the city. In 1903, the German Philologists' Association was founded here.

Wikipedia: Stadthaus (Halle (Saale)) (DE), Architect Wikipedia

43. Fontäne

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Fontäne Ralf Lotys (Sicherlich) / CC BY 2.5

The Halle Fountain is located on the Ziegelwiese, an inland island surrounded west of the Saale and east by the Mühlgraben, located in the Saaleaue district of the city of Halle (Saale). It is the third highest in Europe.

Wikipedia: Fontäne Halle (Saale) (DE)

44. Lutherkirche

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The Evangelical Luther Church is a church building in the Lutherviertel in Halle (Saale), south of the city centre. The parish belongs to the church district Halle-Saalkreis of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany.

Wikipedia: Lutherkirche (Halle) (DE), Website

45. Totenkopfaffenhaus

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Squirrel monkeys are New World monkeys of the genus Saimiri. Saimiri is the only genus in the subfamily Saimirinae. The name of the genus is of Tupi origin and was also used as an English name by early researchers.

Wikipedia: Squirrel monkey (EN)

46. Reilsberg

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The Reilsberg is a 130.4 m above sea level mountain peak in the northern city of Halle (Saale) and next to the 134.2 m high Großer Galgenberg the second highest point of the city on the right bank of the Saale.

Wikipedia: Reilsberg (DE)


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RECHENWERK Sebastian Czech / CC BY 3.0

The Computer-& Technikmuseum Halle computing plant is a private museum in Halle (Saale) that primarily deals with the history of computing technology, automation technology and electronics in the GDR.

Wikipedia: Rechenwerk Computer- & Technikmuseum Halle (DE), Website


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