Unmissable tourist sites
Dessau Travel guide
Dessau : Michelin's recommendations
The town's strategic situation at the crossroads of several major trading routes contributed to its expansion from the Middle Ages. It acquired an international reputation in the 20C thanks to Hugo Junkers, the inventor of gas engines and heaters as well as the first all-metal airplane. Its is however better known as the seat of the Bauhaus School of Architecture and many of the town's buildings date from the 1920s. In 1966, these were included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Tourist attractions Dessau : Things to see and do
Puschkinallee 100 D - 06846 Dessau
The castle built for Prince Johann Georg in the midst of a lovely garden is by no means devoid of charm. The castle is the abode of a picture gallery with German paintings from the last centuries, including a number by Cranach the Elder, together wit..
August-Bebel-Platz D - 06842 Dessau
The Arbeitsamt or workplace is a fine example of functional architecture. The semicircular, flat-roofed building was designed by Walter Gropius in 1928.
Gropiusallee 38 D - 06846 Dessau
This Design Academy was built according to plans by Walter Gropius in 1926. It displays all the features of the Bauhaus style: glazed façades, no visible supports at corners and cubic blocks.
Zerbster Strasse 29 D - 06844 Dessau
This 4-star hotel in central Dessau offers air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi in the entire hotel. A 10-minute walk takes you to the railway station, the town hall and the River Elbe. Your room at the NH Dessau features all modern co..
Sollnitzer Allee 4 D - 06842 DESSAU-ROSSLAU
"The ibis budget Dessau Ost is situated just 10 minutes from the centre and is easily accessible via the A9 motorway close by. Guests have 62 comfortable rooms available, each of which can accommodate up to two adults and one child below the age..
Friedensplatz D - 06844 Dessau
Prix Prices from : 64 €
Located in Dessau town centre close to the main railway station, this 4-star hotel’s modern and spacious rooms are an ideal base for trips to the Garden Realm of Dessau-Wörlitz. All of the Radisson Blu Fürst Leopold Hotel’s air-conditioned rooms fea..