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 34 sights are available in Magdeburg, Germany.Sightseeing Tours in Magdeburg
1. Cathedral of Magdeburg
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.
2. Magdeburger Halbkugeln
The Magdeburg hemispheres are a pair of large copper hemispheres with mating rims that were used in a famous 1654 experiment 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. Once the valve was opened, air rushed in and the hemispheres were easily separated. 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 Wallonerkirche, including Sankt-Augustini Church, is a Protestant church in the old town of Magdeburg. The church and the grown community center are used both by the Evangelical Lutheran old town as well as by the Evangelical Reformed community of Magdeburg. The Protestant student community has also been using premises of the church since 2004. In addition to the cathedral, St. Sebastian and St. Petri, the Wallonian church is one of the few historical churches of the Magdeburg old town, which are still preserved and used in church.
4. Glockenturm Sankt Stephanus
The Sankt-Stephanus Church is an Evangelical Church in the Magdeburg district of Westerhüsen with a building and community history that has passed back into the time of Romanesque. After destruction in World War II, only the church tower is essentially preserved today. However, it continues to serve the parish of Sankt Stephanus as a summer church, which uses the parish hall on the premises in an unfavorable weather. The parish belongs to the parish of Magdeburg-Südost of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany.
5. Magdeburger Reiter
The Magdeburg Horseman 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 Hall in the Kulturhistorisches Museum Magdeburg.
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.
7. Sankt Marien
The Church of St. Marien is the Roman Catholic Church in Sudenburg, a district of Magdeburg, the state capital of Saxony-Anhalt. It belongs to the parish of St. Maria, which has her seat at the Church of the Christians in the Magdeburg district of Ottersleben, and the Deanery of Magdeburg in the diocese of Magdeburg. The church on Rottersdorfer Straße named after St. Mary is listed and is one of the cultural monuments in Sudenburg.
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.
9. Festung Mark
Mark Fortress, formerly known as the Mark Barracks, is a former "Defensive Caserne" of the Magdeburg Fortress. Today it is used as a centre for cultural events in Magdeburg. The building is now under monument protection. Due to the few preserved defension caserages in Germany, Mark Fortress has a supraregional importance for the history of military construction in the 19th century.
The Albinmüller Tower is an observation tower in the Rotehornpark in Magdeburg and is one of the city's landmarks. The observation tower helps shape the Magdeburg city skyline and is located near the Elbe on the Elbe island of Werder next to the Magdeburg city hall. With its elegance and functionality, the tower is an important example of the New Architecture of the 1920s.
St. Josef is the Catholic church in the Magdeburg district of Neu Olvenstedt. It belongs to the parish of St. John Bosco, with its seat at the St. Agnes Church, in the deanery of Magdeburg of the diocese of Magdeburg. The church is dedicated to St. Joseph, who since 1955 has been honored by the Catholic Church as Joseph the Worker with a feast day on May 1st.
12. Museumsdepot Sudenburg
The Sudenburg Museum Depot is home to a collection of historic tram vehicles in the Sudenburg district of Magdeburg. It is located in a former depot of the Magdeburg tramway, right next to the Ambrosiusplatz stop. It is supervised by the Association of Historical Local Transport & Trams at MVB e.V. (IGNah) on behalf of the Magdeburg Transport Authority (MVB).
13. Kettenschleppdampfer Gustav Zeuner
The chain tractor Gustav Zeuner was built in 1894 as the first second -generation chain towing steamer in the Übigau shipyard near Dresden. The ship is the only relic of chain shipping on the Elbe. The ship was on the Elbe from 1895 to 1931 and is now a museum ship in the Magdeburg trade port. It is named after the German engineer Gustav Zeuner.
14. Käthe Kollwitz
The Käthe-Kollwitz monument is a bronze plastic made of bronze in 1956–58 by the sculptor Gustav Seitz. It was built in 1961 in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin on Kollwitzplatz and honors the artist Käthe Kollwitz, who lived at this place from 1891 until the destruction of her residential building in 1943. (Location coordinates).
15. Konzerthalle Georg Philipp Telemann
The monastery of our dear women is a monastery complex in the old town of Magdeburg. The building ensemble is one of the most important Romanesque systems in Germany. Today the buildings are used as the urban art museum Kloster our dear women. It is in the immediate vicinity of the Magdeburg Cathedral and the city center.
16. St. Maria Hilf
The Church of St Mary, officially called the Church of Mary Help of Christians, is the Catholic Church in the district of Magdeburg in Ottersleben. The church, named after the Mary's title, help of the Christians, is the parish church of the parish of St. Mary, in the Dean of Magdeburg, of the diocese of Magdeburg.
17. Sankt Johannis
The St. St. Johannis's Church in Magdeburg is a former church building in the district of Old Town with the address Johannisbergstraße 1. Since 1999, it has been used as a festival hall and concert hall of the city of Magdeburg. From January to June 2014, she served as the state parliament of Saxony-Anhalt.
The Magdeburg lifting bridge is a lifting bridge that spans the Elbe in Magdeburg at electricity kilometers 325.47. It was built in 1848 as a single -track railway bridge and can now be used as a pedestrian bridge. It is one of the oldest and largest lifting bridges in Germany and is a listed building.
19. Sankt Adalbert
Sankt Adalbert is the Catholic church in the Reform district of Magdeburg, Germany. It is the only church in the Diocese of Magdeburg named after St. Adalbert of Magdeburg, the first bishop of the Diocese of Magdeburg. The church belongs to the parish of St. Sebastian in the deanery of Magdeburg.
20. Sankt Andreas
St. Andreas is the Roman Catholic Church in the Magdeburg district of Cracau. The church, which is designated as a monument No. 094 82483, is located on Bassermannstraße, it is the seat of the parish of St. Augustine in the Deanery of Magdeburg of the diocese of Magdeburg.
21. Sankt Mechthild
Sankt Mechthild, named after the blessed Mechthild of Magdeburg, is the Roman-Roman Catholic Church in the Magdeburg district of Neustädter Feld. It belongs to the parish of St. Johannes Bosco based on St. Agnes, in the Deanery of Magdeburg of the diocese of Magdeburg.
Magdeburg Technikmuseum is one of nine museums in Magdeburg. The collection will be presented in the former steel building hall of the heavy machinery construction combination “Ernst Thälmann”, Dodendorfer Straße 65 in the Leipziger Straße district of Magdeburg.
23. Sankt Agnes
Saint Agnes is a Catholic church in the Neue Neustadt district of Magdeburg, Germany. The church, which is designated as an architectural monument, is the seat of the parish of St. John Bosco, and belongs to the deanery of Magdeburg of the diocese of Magdeburg.
The Gesellschaftshaus am Klosterbergegarten is an event building in Magdeburg, Germany, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, on the edge of the Klosterbergegarten. Among other things, it is the seat of the Centre for Telemann Care and Research.
Das Kozlowski-Denkmal ist ein zu Ehren von Theodor Kozlowski errichtetes Denkmal in Magdeburg. Das als Obelisk gestaltete Denkmal befindet sich am östlichen Ufer der Stromelbe an der Straße Kleiner Werder im Magdeburger Stadtteil Werder.
26. Sankt Norbert
St. Norbert is the Catholic church in the Buckau district of Magdeburg, located on Karl-Schmidt-Straße No. 5. The church, named after St. Norbert of Xanten, belongs to the Cathedral Parish of St. Sebastian of the Diocese of Magdeburg.
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 is part of the Saxony-Anhalt Garden Dreams network.
28. Lokschuppen Alte Neustadt
The Lokschuppen Alte Neustadt in Magdeburg is a listed historic locomotive shed located in the district of Alte Neustadt on the property Hafenstraße 9a. It is one of the oldest surviving rectangular locomotive sheds in Germany.
29. villa p. - Figurenspielsammlung Mitteldeutschland
The villa p. is a listed Wilhelminian half -timbered villa in the Magdeburg district of Buckau, which houses the figure game collection of the puppet theater Magdeburg. It is located at Porsestrasse 13 in 39104 Magdeburg.
The fairy tale fountain on Neustädter Platz was built in central location in the residential area Neustädter See in Magdeburg as a fountain after the design of Annedore and Wolfgang Policek and inaugurated on 23 May 1982.
31. Sohlener Mühle
The Sohlener Mühle was a top-rudely water mill 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.
32. Großsteingrab Pfahlberg
The Pfahlberg is a large stone grave in the area of the city of Magdeburg in Saxony-Anhalt. Near the streams Great Sülze and Little Sülze was this grave facility in the Magdeburg district of Sülzegrund.
33. Alter Markt
The Old Market is the market square of the city of Magdeburg. The Old Market is registered as a monument area under the registration number 094 82654 in the list of monuments of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt.
34. Sankt Georg
The Evangelical St. Georg Church is in the center of the town of Calenberge, which belongs to the Magdeburg district of Randau-Calenberge. Among other things, St. George is the patron saint of farmers.
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