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Wernigerode Castle

Am Schloß 1, 38855 Wernigerode, Germany

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Wernigerode Castle

Originally a medieval fortress, which was intended as a secure stop along the way of German emperors during their hunting trips to the Harz. This romantic baroque castle that towering 300 ft above the town of Wernigerode.  It is open to the public and one of the most frequently visited in Saxony-Anhalt.  One of the beautiful locations in this area which is historically important too.

Attractions near Wernigerode Castle

Kleinstes Haus0.54km from Wernigerode Castle

The smallest house is in Wernigerode and is a socio-historical cultural monument . It is known for its small size. Today there is a small folklore museum in it .it is one of the most famous buildings in the city. The house was built near the former city ​​wall in a former craftsmen's quarter. The closer the buildings were to the city wall, the poorer the residents were.

Blauer See9.03km from Wernigerode Castle

The Blue Lake is an artificial lake between Hüttenrode and Rübeland in the Harz Mountains, not far from Bundesstraße 27. The lake was created as part of mining activities in this region.  It is located in the conservation area resin and Northern Harz region and in the Harz nature park. It was classified as a valuable geotope by the State Office for Geology and Mining and is now used for geotourism.

Baumannshöhle - Rübeländer caves9.07km from Wernigerode Castle

The Baumannshöhle is the oldest show cave in Germany. The cavity was formed in Devon - lime of the Elbingeröder complex in conjunction with the formation of the Bode valley in the region of arbor specified disorders.  The cave has been visited by man since the Stone Age. One of the wonderful formations of nature which shows wonders.

Hermannshöhle - Rübeländer caves9.09km from Wernigerode Castle

It is one of the two show caves in the village of Rübeland near the town of Wernigerode, in the district of Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.  it impresses not only with the multitude of unique stalactite formations but also with its huge cavities up to 50 meters high. Special highlights in the Hermannshöhle are the Olmensee, in which Germany's only grotto olms live, and the sparkling crystal chamber.

Burg und Festung Regenstein11.44km from Wernigerode Castle

Regenstein Castle in Blankenburg is one of the special sights in the Harz with impressively preserved rooms, worked in the rock, give an idea of how important and defensive Regenstein Castle once was.  The castle is surrounded by remnants of a more recent fortress. The open-air museum makes various rooms accessible and tells the story of Regenstein through many different exhibits. At Easter, Whitsun, and in July, Regenstein Castle's past comes alive.

Sandhöhlen11.9km from Wernigerode Castle

Sandhöhlen are two sand caves known individually as the Große Sandhöhle and Kleine Sandhöhle.  These are a natural monument in the Harz district in Saxony-Anhalt. It is believed that there was a Germanic Thing place there in prehistoric times. The very fine quartz sand extracted here was previously used as scouring sand and as grit to clean floorboards. From hiking enthusiasts, this place received the title “Most beautiful stamp place of 2009”.

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Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany, bordering the states of Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia, and Lower Saxony.  Almost all of Saxony-Anhalt lies within the North European Plain, and its landscapes exhibit impacts from successive eras of glaciation.  One of the beautiful states in Germany which were blessed with natural beauty.