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Dessau, Deutschland - Dessau, Germany
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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.

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Tourist attractions Dessau : Things to see and do

  • Mosigkau Castle Interesting

    Knobelsdorffallee 2

    This summer residence built in the 18C was the home of Princess Wilhelmine and represents a successful example of the Rococo style. Surrounded by a particularly attractive exotic garden, the main body of the castle has two storeys. The wings are embe..

  • Georgium Castle

    Puschkinallee 100

    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..

  • Arbeitsamt


    The Arbeitsamt or workplace is a fine example of functional architecture. The semicircular, flat-roofed building was designed by Walter Gropius in 1928.

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Hotels Dessau

  • Hotel Kuehnauer Hof

    Hauptstraße 179 D - 06846 Dessau

    Free private parking, a beer garden and compact rooms with free WiFi are offered by this hotel. Quietly located in the Kleinkühnau district, on the R1 European hiking route, it is a 7-minute drive from Dessau’s Old Town. Warmly decorated rooms with ..

  • NH Dessau Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Zerbster Strasse 29 D - 06844 Dessau

    Prix Prices from : 52 €

    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..

  • Hotel 7 Säulen Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Ebertallee 66 D - 06846 Dessau

    Prix Prices from : 55 €

    Offering free Wi-Fi, free parking and a garden, this hotel is centrally located in Dessau-Roßlau. It lies opposite the UNESCO Bauhaus Meisterhäuser buildings and 100 metres from the Georgengarten Park. The modern rooms at Hotel 7 Säulen include a fl..

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