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UNESCO World Heritage

Experience a Unique Assemblage of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sachsen-Anhalt

What do Bauhaus Dessau, the Pyramids of Giza and the Sydney Opera have in common? Exactly! They all rank among UNESCO World Cultural Heritage as unique and authentic cultural monuments.

Thanks to the broad cultural and historical spectrum in Sachsen-Anhalt, the state possesses the highest concentration of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Germany.

Five sites solely belong to UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Bauhaus Dessau, Collegiate Church, the Castle & Old Town of Quedlinburg, the Luther Memorial Sites in Luther Cities Eisleben and Wittenberg as well as the Garden Kingdom Dessau-Wörlitz, and the recently accepted Naumburg Cathedral. Furthermore, the Biosphere Reserve of Middle Elbe is a study location for sustainable development for the UNESCO riverscape biosphere reserve of the Elbe. The Nebra Sky Disc was included in the registry on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. This registry comprises documents that represent the collective commemoration of various ethnic groups. Since 2004 Harz National Park has been a part of the GeoPark "Harz Braunschweiger Land Ostfalen" for the Global UNESCO Network of GeoParks.

Experience a unique concentration of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the region of Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg and experience for yourself in the following film an initial hint of what awaits you at LUTHER | BAUHAUS | GARDEN REALM:

UNESCO does not award the title "World Heritage" aplenty. The view on Saxony-Anhalt is all the more astonishing: A record-breaking amount of world heritage in a small space!

Visitors to Naumburg, Dessau-Roßlau, Wörlitz, Quedlinburg, Halle (Saale) and Lutherstadt Eisleben and Lutherstadt Wittenberg experience unique historical buildings, artefacts and architectural ensembles. Although these sights are all different in their own right, they unite exceptional universal values; this is what makes them UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

For more information visit www.world-heritage-saxony-anhalt.com


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