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“Great Half Day Trip”

Altstadt Quedlinburg
Ranked #1 of 45 things to do in Quedlinburg
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is a most charming town. Walking around for a half day will acquaint you with all the sites. Park your car (parking is reasonable) and just walk around. The tourist information office by the Rathaus is also very informative with maps available.

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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Castles, alleyways and cages selling amazing chocolate cake. Stayed here three nights as base for Harz Railway and so good. The people are so friendly and town is so lovely. Make sure you visit both tourist information places. So helpful gave us history and what to see. With we had more time after railway o see everything.

1  Thank HolidayGB
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Quedlinburg is small enough to see in a day and big enough to venture into some really quiet Streets. Beautiful architecture though some buildings really need attention. Great view over the city as well and a perfect German town you would know from the photos!

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Reviewed May 15, 2013

A true medieval town with very interesting buildings. The Castle as well as the Servatius church are both worth a visit. A guided Walking tour is also to recommend.

Thank Lars U
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

This rustic Medieval town offers the visitor a chance to walk back into the past as a historic venue untouched by WW2 and neglected whilst part of East German Democratic Republic. Measures are being taken to restore some of the damage caused over time - indeed, the city centre is currently undergoing some serious renovations which will continue into June 2013. However, its narrow cobbled streets, tall half-timbered buildings and jumbled, misshapen facings give it an authenticity rare in the organized perfection offered by most modern German towns, leveled and tamed after the war. In fact, no less than 700 of this cities 1300 half timbered houses are classified as monuments.

This city is a delight to wander through, each corner offering another ancient pathway into the past. Hobble over the cobblers, or simply sit in a square enjoying one of the many cafes, there is plenty to see and do.

For those exploring Germany's historic roots, it is also the home and burial place of King Heinrich 1 (Henry 1), believed to be the founder of the first German state. Highly recommended!

Thank revcole7
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