Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Stiftung Luthergedenkstätten in Sachsen-Anhalt (in German)
UNESCO Commission of Germany
Luthergedenkstätten in Eisleben und Wittenberg (Deutsche UNESCO- Kommission)(german only)
Unesco World heritage since: 1996
Size of heritage:
These places in Saxony-Anhalt are all associated with the lives of Martin Luther and his fellow-reformer Melanchthon. They include Melanchthon's house in Wittenberg, the houses in Eisleben where Luther was born in 1483 and died in 1546, his room in Wittenberg, the local church and the castle church where, on 31 October 1517, Luther posted his famous '95 Theses', which launched the Reformation and a new era in the religious and political history of the Western world.
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Hotels and places to stay
Alte Canzley Nichtraucherhotel
Best Western Stadtpalais Wittenberg
Am Schwanenteich Hotel-Pension
Ringhotel Schwarzer Baer
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Webcams from the area
Large airport - 35 mi (56 km) Magdeburg Airport
Medium airport - 46 mi (75 km) Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport
Large airport - 51 mi (83 km) Berlin-Tegel International Airport
Large airport - 55 mi (89 km) Altenburg-Nobitz Airport
Medium airport - 61 mi (99 km) Oschersleben Airport
Small airport - 63 mi (102 km) Dresden Airport
Large airport - 70 mi (113 km) Karlovy Vary International Airport
Medium airport - 115 mi (186 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Bad Belzig
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.