Zoologischer Garten Halle (Bergzoo)
Haupteingang & Parkhaus:, Reilstraße 57, 06114 Halle (Saale), Germany
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The Halle Zoo, also called the Halle Mountain Zoo, was laid out in 1901 on the 130-meter-high Reilsberg in the north of Halle (Saale) in the Giebichenstein district. With a total area of nine hectares, it is one of the smaller zoos. Due to its structure in several levels around the mountain, the terrain appears to be much larger than it actually is.
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Castle Giebichenstein is the oldest castle on the Saale River. The upper castle houses an open-air museum, which offers an extraordinary view of the river Saale. The lower castle is home to the Kunsthochschule Halle. Being a Burgward in the 9th century, the castle became a royal residence of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, who gave it to the Archbishopric of Magdeburg which he had established in 968.
"The State Museum of Prehistory in Halle is the archaeological museum of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. Founded in Naumburg in 1819, it was moved to Halle in 1825, and within Halle to its present location in 1918. Its collection, comprising more than 15 million items, is among the most extensive and important in Germany. Among its most famous exhibits are the Nebra sky disk, which has been part of the permanent exhibition since 2008, the Eulau family graves, and the Hornhausen rider stele.
The Moritzburg Halle art museum is the art museum of the state of Saxony-Anhalt. It emerged from the municipal museum for arts and crafts of the city of Halle founded in 1885. In its more than 130-year history, it has developed into one of the most important museums for the visual and applied art of modernism in Germany.
The Market Church of Our Lady, also called Marienkirche, is the youngest of the medieval churches in the city of Halle and is one of the most important late Gothic buildings in Central Germany. Its four towers, together with the Red Tower, form the landmark of the city on the Saale, the city of five towers. The Market Church is considered one of the most important buildings of the late Gothic period in central Germany.
The Süße See is a lake in the district of Mansfeld-Südharz in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. He is fed by the evil seven, which leaves him near Seeburg towards Bindersee. Since the salty lake was drained at the end of the 19th century, of which only Kerner and Bindersee remained, the Süße See has been the largest natural standing water in the district of Mansfeld-Südharz. Contrary to what the name suggests, the lake water is salty, as in the other existing or drained Mansfeld lakes.
The Geiseltalsee is a residual open pit lake in southern Saxony-Anhalt. The lake was created in the course of recultivation measures in the former Geiseltal lignite mining area northeast of Müelte. With almost 19 square kilometers, it is the largest artificial lake in Germany, is one of the ten most water-rich lakes in Germany, and is the largest body of water in the Central German Lake District. Together with other lakes to the southeast, it forms the Geiseltaler lake complex.
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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.