Things to see and do - Wittenberg
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Wittenberg Travel guide
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This small town is mainly famous for its connection with Martin Luther. Summoned by the Elector Frederich the Wise to teach philosophy in the newly-founded university, Martin Luther was also appointed town preacher. One year after his death, in 1546, Emperor Charles V seized Wittenberg and legend has it that he meditated over the tomb of the great Reformer.
Tourist attractions Wittenberg : Things to see and do
Am Schlossplatz D - 06886 Lutherstadt-Wittenberg
The castle church was burned down in 1760 and rebuilt in the Baroque style. It was on the original doors that Luther pinned up his famous 95 Articles in 1517. The new doors were cast in bronze in 1855 and reproduce the text. Luther's tomb is also in ..
Markt D - 06886 Lutherstadt-Wittenberg
The market square is bordered by gabled houses and contains a statue of Luther and his disciple, Melanchthon. In the southwest stands the house that was home to Lucas Cranach the Elder from 1505 to 1547. He was also mayor the town.
Collegienstr. 54 D - 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg
In the courtyard of the old university stands the house that was o Luther occupied from 1524 onward. The Reformation Museum, housed here since 1883, exhibits collections of antique Bibles, manuscripts and first editions of Luther's works. One departm..
Markt 7 D - 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Schlossstrasse 2 D - 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Töpferstr. 1 D - 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg
This non-smoking hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV. It stands in the centre of the old town, a 2-minute walk from Lutherstadt Wittenberg’s historic market square. All rooms at the Hotel-Pension Am Schwanenteich include a safet..