Who does not know them, the beautiful buildings of Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The Green Citadel Magdeburg is the last project he worked on before his death.
“Waterway crossing Magdeburg – what’s so special about that? It’s just the crossing of two rivers or canals. “That was my first thought when we decided to stop there briefly on our way back from Magdeburg to Berlin.
If you leave Magdeburg city centre and cross to the other side of the Elbe bank, you can visit the viewing platform on the Albinmüller Tower in Rothehorn Park and enjoy a completely different view of the city from there.
In the heart of Magdeburg you cannot miss the Magdeburg Cathedral, which bears the official name Dom zu Magdeburg St. Mauritius und Katharina. A visit is not to be missed during a stay in Magdeburg – there is much to discover here.
As in every city we visit, we set out to find breweries, beer gardens and brewpubs. Finding a beer garden in Magdeburg where we felt comfortable and the beer tasted good was done quickly.
Magdeburg calls itself the Otto City. The name comes not only from the most famous Otto in German history, Otto I, but also from a “second Otto” who was born and worked in the city.