Garden Dreams - Historical Parks
Saxony-Anhalt is one of the German Laender which has the largest variety of monuments to offer. It also impresses visitors who are interested in Saxony-Anhalt’s history and culture with almost 1000 gardens and parks.
Three of the 40 most popular and scenic parks and gardens in Saxony-Anhalt are located in Magdeburg. The nationwide network “Garden Dreams” helps the rediscovery and gradual reconstruction of its historical parks and gardens. Therefore the Rotehornpark, the Herrenkrugpark, the Elbauenpark and the Klosterbergegarten in Magdeburg are not only a green recreation area for walking and cycling: These parks and gardens also represent the colourful history of landscape and garden architecture in a region which is famous for its marvellous monuments.
A sensational concept by Peter Joseph Lenné was the design of a public garden on the grounds of the former Benedictine Monastery Berge. His plan of the first German public garden was undertaken between 1825 and 1829. By designing this park, Lenné was able to combine the ideals of harmony between human being, art and nature; in addition, a variety of flowers and ...