The 1200 year old capital city of Saxony-Anhalt, mentioned for the first time in an official document in 805, has become a cosmopolitan city whose rich and colourful past never fails to surprise visitors. Those who visit Magdeburg have a great opportunity to discover a modern and thriving metropolis as well as explore the many beautiful sights and attractions bearing witness to the city’s old heritage places and buildings.
Magdeburg Cathedral and the Monastery of Our Lady are among the many historically important buildings highlighting a wealth of cultural attractions. New buildings such as the Waterway Junction and the Hundertwasserhaus have become further architectural gems in the crown of the capital city. On the following pages, we have provided a selection of the highlights and attractions which Magdeburg has to offer in order to whet your appetite: