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Großer Goitzschesee

Großer Goitzschesee, Germany

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Großer Goitzschesee

The Große Goitzschesee is the largest lake in the lake area, which emerged from the former Goitzsche opencast lignite mine in Saxony-Anhalt . The open-cast mine is part of the Bitterfeld mining area . The northeast bay near Mühlbeck is called the Amber Lake.



Attractions near Großer Goitzschesee

Düben Heath16.29km from Großer Goitzschesee

The Düben Heath Nature Park, which covers large parts of the self-titled Düben Heath, was the first nature park in Germany as a result of a citizens' initiative and not from a government office. Around 1990, to prevent further spread and development of mining in the neighborhood, the first citizens' initiatives were set up to protect and preserve nature in the area. The park is covered by a very varied, rolling heathland formed as a result of the Saale glaciation.

Mulde17.71km from Großer Goitzschesee

The Mulde is a river in Central Germany. It is formed when the Zwickauer Mulde and the Freiberger Mulde coming from the Erzgebirge meet near Colditz. It runs on through the Saxon towns Grimma, Wurzen, and Eilenburg to Dessau in Saxony-Anhalt. The river flows three kilometers north of Dessau into the Elbe River.  The Mulde has a length of 124 kilometers and is one of the fastest rivers in Central Europe. It is not navigable.

Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve22.63km from Großer Goitzschesee

The Middle Elbe biosphere reserves with its unique flora and fauna lies in Saxony-Anhalt and extend among other places along with Lutherstadt Wittenberg.  The natural floodplain landscape on the Elbe is home to many endangered animals and plants, such as the kingfisher, the sea eagle, or the rare Siberian sword lily. The symbolic animal and most famous representative of this landscape is the Elbebeiber, which can grow undisturbed in the protected and natural meadowlands of the Elbe.

Gartenreich Dessau Wörlitz25.84km from Großer Goitzschesee

Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm is a cultural landscape in Saxony-Anhalt that is significant throughout Europe and consists of several buildings and landscape parks based on the English model.  The garden realm today covers an area of ​​142 km² along the Elbe in the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since November 2000 . It was included in the Blue Book published in 2001.

Wörlitzer Park26.12km from Großer Goitzschesee

The Wörlitzer Park, also Wörlitzer Anlagen, is a landscape garden in Wörlitz in the district of Wittenberg. It belongs to today's UNESCO World Heritage Site Dessau-Wörlitzer Gartenreich, which was founded in the second half of the 18th century under the reign of Prince Leopold III. Friedrich Franz von Anhalt-Dessau was created. The park was created on Lake Wörlitzer, a branch of the Elbe, and belongs to the Garden Dreams Saxony-Anhalt network.

Bauhaus Dessau27.29km from Großer Goitzschesee

The Bauhaus Museum Dessau is a museum dedicated to the Bauhaus design movement located in Dessau, Germany.IT has a collection of 49,000 is the second-largest collection of Bauhaus-related objects in the world. Its building was designed by the Spanish architecture firm Addenda Architects. Its lower atrium floor houses temporary exhibitions, while the upper floor is devoted to the permanent collection.

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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.