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Sparschleuse Rothensee © Werner Klapper
Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg © www.AIRlebnistrip.de
Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg © MMKT GmbH (W. Klapper)
Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg © MMKT GmbH
Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg © MMKT GmbH
Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg © MMKT GmbH (W. Klapper)
Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg © www.euroluftbild.de
Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg © MMKT GmbH
Wasserstraßenkreuz mit Kanalbrücke © Weiße Flotte GmbH (Milan)

Discover the Waterway Junction

Weiße Flotte

Cruises offered by the Weiße Flotte

Cruises offered by the Weiße Flotte
The so-called Weiße Flotte or white fleet has made a name for itself ...

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Double Ship lift

Double Ship lift


The double ship lift, designed as a water saving lock, provides access from the Mittelland Canal to the Elbe-Havel-Canal ...

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Water saving lock and ship lift

Water saving lock and ship lift


The Rothensee water saving lock was the first building of the ambitious Waterway Junction project which was ...

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Canal bridge

Canal bridge


It is not only the centrepiece of the Waterway Junction, but also an exceptional masterpiece of engineering. The Mittelland Canal ...

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Historical background

The water-saving lock Rothensee and the longest canal bridge in Europe (918 m) which spans the river Elbe, the double ship lift Hohenwarthe and the connecting canals are all part of a gigantic building project to connect the waterways of Hanover, Magdeburg and Berlin. Take advantage of a tour to the Waterway Junction to marvel at the many technical attractions.


An old dream has come true. The first idea to establish a connection between the eastern and western waterways was already thought of in 1877. 60 years later a makeshift solution was provided by building a ship lift and plans were hatched to construct a canal bridge across the river Elbe which is often very shallow during low tides. Another 66 years passed before the longstanding and heartfelt wish was finally fulfilled.

On 10th October 2003 the gigantic Waterway Junction Magdeburg was inaugurated and put into operation. It is considered a technical masterpiece of the century and with its completion another tourist attraction was added to the capital city of Saxony-Anhalt.

 

Touristic meaning

In fact, the new attraction has been perfectly integrated into the "Blue Ribbon of the River Elbe" project, this year’s major promotional campaign to entice many national and international visitors and active water fans to the region as well as to Magdeburg, the Cathedral City on the banks of the river Elbe.

 

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17 °C
Wind
7 km/h
Luftfeuchte
92%
Luftdruck
999 hPa
Niederschlag
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Sonnenaufgang
04:55 Uhr
Sonnenuntergang
21:37 Uhr
Stand: 28.06.2017 22:43 Uhr
Output erzeugt: 28.06.2017 22:45:07

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