Magdeburg

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Founded in the 9C by Charlemagne, Magdeburg sits on the Elbe River and features a lovely mix of historic and modern architecture.

Magdeburg is situated on the Elbe River and was one of the most important medieval cities of Europe. Emperor Otto I, the first Holy Roman Emperor, was buried in the town's cathedral after his death. The Lutheran Cathedral of Saints Catherine and Maurice with a height of 104 m, the highest church building of eastern Germany. It is notable for its beautiful and unique sculptures. Other sights include the Unser Lieben Frauen Monastery; The Magdeburger Reiter (1240), the first free-standing equestrian sculpture north of the alps; Landtag, the seat of the government of Saxony-Anhalt in 1724. and many more
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