35 Sights in Magdeburg, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Magdeburg, 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 35 sights are available in Magdeburg, Germany.

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1. Magdeburger Halbkugeln

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Magdeburger Halbkugeln

The Magdeburg hemispheres are a pair of large copper hemispheres, with mating rims. They were used to demonstrate the power of atmospheric pressure. When the rims were sealed with grease and the air was pumped out, the sphere contained a vacuum and could not be pulled apart by teams of horses in a famous first public demonstration in 1654. The Magdeburg hemispheres were invented by German scientist and mayor of Magdeburg, Otto von Guericke, to demonstrate the air pump that he had invented, and the concept of atmospheric pressure. The first artificial vacuum had been produced a few years earlier by Evangelista Torricelli, and had inspired Guericke to design the world's first vacuum pump, which consisted of a piston and cylinder with one-way flap valves. The hemispheres became popular in physics lectures as an illustration of the strength of air pressure, and are still used in education. The original hemispheres are on display in the Deutsches Museum in Munich.

Wikipedia: Magdeburg hemispheres (EN)

2. Cathedral of Magdeburg

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Magdeburg Cathedral, officially called the Cathedral of Saints Maurice and Catherine, is a Protestant cathedral in Germany and the oldest Gothic cathedral in the country. It is the proto-cathedral of the former Prince-Archbishopric of Magdeburg. Today it is the principal church of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany. The south steeple is 99.25 m tall, the north tower 100.98 m, making it one of the tallest cathedrals in eastern Germany. The cathedral is likewise the landmark of Magdeburg, the capital city of the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, and is also home to the grave of Emperor Otto I the Great and his first wife Edith.

Wikipedia: Magdeburg Cathedral (EN), Website, Website

3. Opernhaus

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Opernhaus Pit Stenkoff / CC BY-SA 4.0

Theater Magdeburg is the principal theatre organization in Magdeburg, Germany, the capital of the state Saxony-Anhalt. It was formed in 2004 with the merger of two theatres, the Theater der Landeshauptstadt and the Freie Kammerspiele. It presents performances of opera, ballet, musical theatre, concerts, and plays. Theater Magdeburg has its own opera, ballet, and theatre companies and is the home of the Magdeburg Philharmonic Orchestra. It has three main performing venues. the Opernhaus, the Schauspielhaus (Playhouse), and the DomplatzOpenAir, which is set up each summer near Magdeburg Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Theater Magdeburg (EN), Website

4. Wallonerkirche

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The Walloon Church, also known as St. Augustini's Church, is a Protestant church in the Magdeburg district of Altstadt. The church and the attached community center are used by both the Evangelical-Lutheran Old Town community and the Evangelical-Reformed congregation of Magdeburg. Since 2004, the Protestant student community has also been using the church's premises. The Walloon Church is one of the few preserved and ecclesiastical historic churches in Magdeburg's old town, along with the Cathedral, St. Sebastian and St. Peter.

Wikipedia: Wallonerkirche (DE)

5. Glockenturm Sankt Stephanus

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Glockenturm Sankt Stephanus

The Sankt-Stephanus-Kirche is a Protestant church in the Magdeburg district of Westerhüsen with a building and community history dating back to the Romanesque period. After destruction in the Second World War, today essentially only the church tower is preserved. However, it continues to serve the parish of St. Stephen as a summer church, which uses the community hall on the grounds in unfavorable weather. The parish belongs to the parish Magdeburg-Südost of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany.

Wikipedia: Sankt-Stephanus-Kirche (Magdeburg) (DE)

6. Magdeburger Reiter

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The Magdeburger Reiter is an equestrian statue that was made around 1240 in the younger Magdeburg workshop. It is an early life-size round sculptural equestrian statue of medieval sculpture and is one of the first works of European art history. Two virgins complete it to form a group of figures. The three statues consist of several blocks of fine-grained sandstone. There is a copy on the Alter Markt, the original can be seen in the Kaiser-Otto-Saal in the Cultural History Museum Magdeburg.

Wikipedia: Magdeburger Reiter (DE)

7. Jahrtausendturm

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Jahrtausendturm is, at 60 metres (200 ft), one of the highest wooden towers in the world. It was established on the occasion of the Bundesgartenschau 1999 in the Magdeburger Elbauenpark in Magdeburg, Germany. The tower houses an exhibition on the development of sciences, which is supported by many descriptive experiments with which the visitor can interact. One notable example is a powerful telescope through which visitors can observe the distant clock-face on the Magdeburger cathedral.

Wikipedia: Jahrtausendturm (EN)

8. Sankt Marien

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Sankt Marien

St. Mary's Church (German: Kirche St. Marien) is a Roman Catholic church in Sudenburg, a district of Magdeburg, the capital of Saxony-Anhalt. It belongs to the parish of St. Maria, which has its seat at the church Maria Hilfe der Christen in the Magdeburg district of Ottersleben, and to the deanery Magdeburg of the diocese of Magdeburg. The church on Rottersdorfer Straße, named after St. Mary, is a listed building and is one of the cultural monuments in Sudenburg.

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Magdeburg) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

9. Otto-von-Guericke-Brunnen

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Otto von Guericke was a German scientist, inventor, and politician. His pioneering scientific work, the development of experimental methods and repeatable demonstrations on the physics of the vacuum, atmospheric pressure, electrostatic repulsion, his advocacy for the reality of "action at a distance" and of "absolute space" were noteworthy contributions for the advancement of the Scientific Revolution.

Wikipedia: Otto von Guericke (EN)

10. Kettenschleppdampfer Gustav Zeuner

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The chain tug Gustav Zeuner was built in 1894 as the first chain tug of the second generation in the shipyard Übigau near Dresden. The ship is the only almost completely preserved relic of chain shipping on the Elbe. The ship was in service on the Elbe from 1895 to 1931 and is now a museum ship in the trading port of Magdeburg. It is named after the German engineer Gustav Zeuner.

Wikipedia: Gustav Zeuner (Schiff) (DE)

11. Sankt Johannis

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The St. Johannis Church in Magdeburg is a former church building in the Altstadt district with the address Johannisbergstrasse 1. It was consecrated to the evangelist Johannes until its profanation. It has been used as a ballroom and concert hall of the city of Magdeburg since 1999. From January to June 2014, it served the state parliament of Saxony-Anhalt as a conference venue.

Wikipedia: St.-Johannis-Kirche (Magdeburg) (DE), Website

12. Festung Mark

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The Fortress Mark, formerly known as Kaserne Mark, is a former "defensive barracks" of the fortress Magdeburg. Today it is used as a centre for cultural events in Magdeburg. The building is now a listed building. Due to the few preserved defense barracks in Germany, the fortress Mark has a supra-regional importance for the history of military construction in the 19th century.

Wikipedia: Kaserne Mark (DE), Website

13. Albinmüller-Turm

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The Albinmüller Tower is an observation tower in the Rotehornpark in Magdeburg and is one of the city's landmarks. The observation tower shapes the Magdeburg city skyline and is located near the Elbe on the Elbe island of Werder next to the Magdeburger Stadthalle. With its elegance and functionality, the tower is an important example of Neues Bauen in the 1920s.

Wikipedia: Albinmüller-Turm (DE), Website

14. Sankt-Josef-Kirche

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Sankt-Josef-Kirche Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben / CC-BY-SA-3.0

St. Josef is the Catholic church in the Magdeburg district of Neu Olvenstedt. It belongs to the parish of St. Johannes Bosco with its seat at St. Agnes Church, in the Magdeburg Deanery of the Diocese of Magdeburg. The church is dedicated to Saint Joseph, who since 1955 has been honoured by the Catholic Church as Joseph the Worker with a feast day on 1 May.

Wikipedia: Sankt-Josef-Kirche (Magdeburg) (DE)

15. St. Maria Hilf

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St. Maria Hilf

The Sankt-Maria-Hilf-Kirche, officially called Kirche Maria Hilfe der Christen (Church of Mary Help of Christians), is the Catholic church in the Magdeburg district of Ottersleben. The church, named after the Marian title Maria, Hilfe der Christen is the parish church of the parish of St. Maria, in the deanery Magdeburg of the diocese Magdeburg.

Wikipedia: Sankt-Maria-Hilf-Kirche (Magdeburg) (DE), Website

16. Konzerthalle Georg Philipp Telemann

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The Monastery of Our Lady is a monastery complex in Magdeburg's old town. The building ensemble is one of the most important Romanesque complexes in Germany. Today the buildings are used as the municipal art museum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen. It is located in the immediate vicinity of Magdeburg Cathedral and the city centre.

Wikipedia: Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen (DE)

17. Käthe Kollwitz

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Käthe Kollwitz Taken by C Ford / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Käthe Kollwitz Monument is a bronze sculpture created by the sculptor Gustav Seitz in 1956–58. It was built in 1961 in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg district on Kollwitzplatz and honors the artist Käthe Kollwitz, who lived here from 1891 until the destruction of her home in the bombing war in 1943. (location coordinates).

Wikipedia: Käthe Kollwitz (Plastik) (DE)

18. Sankt Adalbert

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Sankt Adalbert

Sankt Adalbert is the Catholic Church in the Magdeburg district of reform. It is the only church in the diocese of Magdeburg, which is named after St. Adalbert von Magdeburg, the first bishop of the diocese of Magdeburg. The church belongs to the parish of St. Sebastian in the Magdeburg deanery.

Wikipedia: St. Adalbert (Magdeburg) (DE)

19. Hubbrücke

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The Magdeburg lift bridge is a lift bridge that spans the Elbe in Magdeburg at river kilometre 325.47. It was built in 1848 as a single-track railway bridge and is now usable as a pedestrian bridge. It is one of the oldest and largest lifting bridges in Germany and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Hubbrücke Magdeburg (DE)

20. Tupolew TU-134N

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The Tupolev Tu-134 is a twin-engined, narrow-body jet airliner built in the Soviet Union for short and medium-haul routes from 1966 to 1989. The original version featured a glazed-nose design and, like certain other Russian airliners, it can operate from unpaved airfields.

Wikipedia: Tupolev Tu-134 (EN)

21. Sankt Mechthild

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Sankt Mechthild

St. Mechthild, named after Blessed Mechthild of Magdeburg, is the Roman Catholic church in the Magdeburg district of Neustädter Feld. It belongs to the parish of St. Johannes Bosco with its seat at St. Agnes, in the deanery of Magdeburg of the diocese of Magdeburg.

Wikipedia: St. Mechthild (Magdeburg) (DE)

22. Sankt Andreas

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Sankt Andreas

St. Andreas is the Roman Catholic church in the Magdeburg district of Cracau. The church, designated as monument no. 094 82483, is located on Bassermannstraße, it is the seat of the parish of St. Augustinus in the Magdeburg Deanery of the Diocese of Magdeburg.

Wikipedia: St. Andreas (Magdeburg) (DE)

23. Sankt Agnes

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Sankt Agnes

Sankt Agnes is the Catholic church in the Magdeburg district of Neue Neustadt. The church, which is designated as an architectural monument, is the seat of the parish of St. Johannes Bosco, and belongs to the Magdeburg Deanery of the Diocese of Magdeburg.

Wikipedia: St.-Agnes-Kirche (Magdeburg) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

24. Technikmuseum

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The Technikmuseum Magdeburg is one of nine museums in Magdeburg. The collection is presented in the former steel construction hall of the heavy engineering combine "Ernst Thälmann", Dodendorfer Straße 65 in the Magdeburg district of Leipziger Straße.

Wikipedia: Technikmuseum Magdeburg (DE), Website

25. Kozlowski-Denkmal

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Kozlowski-Denkmal Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Kozlowski Monument is a monument erected in Magdeburg in honor of Theodor Kozlowski. The monument, designed as an obelisk, is located on the eastern bank of the Elbe River on the street Kleiner Werder in the Magdeburg district of Werder.

Wikipedia: Kozlowski-Denkmal (DE)

26. Lokschuppen Alte Neustadt

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The Lokschuppen Alte Neustadt in Magdeburg is a listed historic locomotive shed, which is located in the district of Alte Neustadt on the property Hafenstraße 9a. It is one of the oldest surviving rectangular locomotive sheds in Germany.

Wikipedia: Lokschuppen Alte Neustadt (DE)

27. Rotehornpark

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The Rotehornpark, also known as Stadtpark Rotehorn, is the largest city park in the city of Magdeburg with an area of 200 hectares. The park is located on an island on the Elbe and belongs to the network Gartenträume Sachsen-Anhalt.

Wikipedia: Rotehornpark (DE)

28. Sankt Norbert

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St. Norbert is the Catholic Church in the Magdeburg district of Buckau in Karl-Schmidt-Straße No. 5. The church named after St. Norbert von Xanten belongs to the cathedral parish of St. Sebastian of the diocese of Magdeburg.

Wikipedia: St. Norbert (Magdeburg) (DE)

29. Sohlener Mühle

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Sohlener Mühle Olaf Meister (Olaf2) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Sohlener Mühle was a top-ranging watermill in the Magdeburg district of the village of Beyendorf-Sohlen. The four -sided mill furniture located on the Sülze is a listed building, but is no longer used as a mill.

Wikipedia: Sohlener Mühle (DE)

30. Märchenbrunnen

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The fairytale fountain on Neustädter Platz was built at a central location in the Neustädter See residential area in Magdeburg as a fountain designed by Annedore and Wolfgang Policek and inaugurated on 23 May 1982.

Wikipedia: Märchenbrunnen auf dem Neustädter Platz (DE)

31. villa p. - Figurenspielsammlung Mitteldeutschland

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The villa p. is a listed Wilhelminian half-timbered villa in the Magdeburg district of Buckau, which houses the puppet collection of the puppet theatre Magdeburg. It is located at Porsestraße 13 in 39104 Magdeburg.

Wikipedia: Villa p. (DE)

32. Gesellschaftshaus

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The Gesellschaftshaus am Klosterbergegarten is an event building in Magdeburg, Germany, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Among other things, it is the seat of the Centre for Telemann Care and Research.

Wikipedia: Gesellschaftshaus am Klosterbergegarten (DE)

33. Sankt Georg

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Sankt Georg

The Evangelical St. George's Church is located in the centre of Calenberge, which belongs to the Magdeburg district of Randau-Calenberge. Saint George is, among other things, the patron saint of farmers.

Wikipedia: Sankt-Georg-Kirche (Calenberge) (DE)

34. Großsteingrab Pfahlberg

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The Pfahlberg is a megalithic grave in the city of Magdeburg in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Near the streams Große Sülze and Kleine Sülze was this grave complex in the Magdeburg district of Sülzegrund.

Wikipedia: Pfahlberg (DE)

35. Sankt Johann der Täufer

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St. John the Baptist is a Protestant church in the old core of the Magdeburg district of Klein Ottersleben, directly opposite the local estate, which is probably due to a medieval predecessor complex.

Wikipedia: St.-Johann-der-Täufer (Magdeburg) (DE)


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