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Castle and monastery of Quedlinburg (photo by APreussler at the German language Wikipedia - Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license)
Castle and monastery of Quedlinburg.


Quedlinburg is an exquisite half-timbered town that grew around a 10th-century imperial abbey for women. A real time capsule, this medieval jewel was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1994.

Several of the town's Romanesque buildings are part of the Romanesque Road, holiday route within Saxony-Anhalt. Among them are St Servatius' Church on the castle hill, St Wigbert's Church, down the valley, and St Mary's Church, on the Münzenberg.

Quedlinburg (© Klaus Rose -
Market square of Quedlinburg.

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