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Annaberg-Buchholz Travel guide
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These two villages, united in 1945, experienced an economic boom after the discovery of significant deposits of silver and tin ore at the end of the 15C. At that time lived Adam Ries (1492-1559), administrator of the mines and head of the Annaberg School of Mathematics, a genius has literally become proverbial. In the 16C, lace production replaced mining because of dwindling silver ore deposits. The discovery of uranium deposits revived the mining industry between 1945 and 1958.
Tourist attractions Annaberg-Buchholz : Things to see and do
Kleine Kirchgaße 23 D - 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
The Church of St-Anne with its three naves is one of the most impressive examples of Saxony's Late Gothic style. Twelve tall slender pillars soar into the ribs of the vaulting, which is made up of seven stars. This suberb vault composition was the wo..
Sehmatalstraße 3 D - 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
This old building, once a flour mill and now housing the Technisches Museum Frohnauer Hammer, was turned into a workshop for the striking of coins when veins of silver were discovered in the area. It then became a blacksmith's forge, as demonstrated ..
Große Kirchgaße 16 D - 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
The erzgebirgemuseum mit Besucherbergwerk retraces local history, in particular that of the mines, and pride of place is given to local crafts and folklore. Admire the famous "Weihnachtsberge", miniature models of the mine, forest and Nativ..
Waldschlößchenpark 1 D - 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
This 4-star hotel enjoys a quiet location next to Annaberg-Buchholz’s Waldschlößchen Park. It features a bowling alley, as well as a sauna, steam room and hot tub at a fee. All rooms at the Parkhotel Waldschlösschen come with a minibar, satellite TV..
Schneeberger Straße 22 D - 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
This country hotel is beautifully situated on the edge of a forest, in the town of Annaberg-Buchholz, between Annaberg and Schwarzenberg, in the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) range The Landhotel & Gasthof Forsthaus is an ideal base for exploring the ..
Farbegasse 4 D - 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
Situated in the centre of Annaberg-Buchholz, on the edge of the Ore Mountains, this historic hotel offers unique rooms and suites. The Hotel Alt Annaberg Garni is located within a building which dates back to the early 16th century, and boasts Saxon..