Things to see and do - Görlitz
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Görlitz Travel guide
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Görlitz was founded in the mid-13C on the shores of the River Neisse, which since 1945 has formed the border between Germany and Poland. It was annexed to Bohemia in the 14C. During the 15C and 16C, the city became prosperous thanks to its thriving sheet manufacturing business and the dyeing pastel it produced. During the 19C an optical industry developed, together with mechanical construction factories.
Tourist attractions Görlitz : Things to see and do
Untermarkt D - 02826 Görlitz
The former market place in Görlitz is dominated by the tower of the Renaissance and neo-Gothic style town hall. The Old Money Exchange is the oldest Baroque monument in the town. The Old Weighing House lies adjacent to it.
Bei der Peterskirche D - 02826 Görlitz
This imposing 15C church with five naves overlooks the River Neisse. The west doorway (1235) was part of the old Romanesque church, but was reworked in Late Gothic style. Inside, the three central naves are embellished with a fine stellar vault and b..
Demianiplatz D - 02826 Görlitz
This massive rotunda, 18m in diameter, was built between 1490 and 1541 as part of the town's former fortifications. It now houses a municipal art and history museum.
Obermarkt 28 D - 02826 Görlitz
Set in a historic house from the Renaissance period, Hotel Italia offers free WiFi, a terrace and some of the bedrooms also include a sauna. The hotel is centrally located in Görlitz. Each of the rooms is decorated with a mixture of antiques and mod..
Struvestr. 1 D - 02826 Görlitz
This elegant, 3-star hotel boasts an Art Nouveau façade and overlooks the Marienplatz square, in the heart of Görlitz. It lies just a 10-minute walk from the train station. Dating from 1901, the Hotel am Goldenen Strauß offers spacious rooms which a..
Konsulstr. 4 D - 02826 Görlitz
Located in Görlitz city centre, this 3-star hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet, varied breakfast buffets, and private parking. The main pedestrian area is only 100 metres away. The rooms and apartments of the Hotel Alt Görlitz all include a large TV a..
Peterstr. 8 D - 02826 Görlitz
At Schneider Stube you can eat under a historic vaulted stone ceiling or a beautiful old wood-panelled one. Each dining room has its own charm, to say nothing of the wonderful interior courtyard, and wherever you sit you will enjoy Thierry Baumgart's..