Romanesque Road
115 Ihre Behördennummer

Romanesque Road

Discover the German Middle Ages

The Romanesque Road is extremely popular among German and international visitors. Nowhere else in Germany can you enjoy such a rich Romanesque heritage as in the Saxony-Anhalt of today. The 1,000 km tourist road is shaped like a figure eight and provides a unique opportunity for visitors to marvel at 88 buildings in 73 different places where Romanesque times are brought to life in all their beauty and splendour. A journey along the Romanesque Road will take you to fortified castles, venerable cathedrals and old churches dating from the 10th to 13th century and bearing witness to the times of Christianisation under the union of cross and sword.

Click the following link to learn more about the many fascinating sites and attractions which dot the northern and southern route.

Romanesque Road in Saxony-Anhalt

Strasse der Romanik Karte ©

Info Centre Road of Romanesque

Go on a voyage of discovery through Magdeburg and Romanesque Saxony-Anhalt.
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Art Museum in the Monastery of Our Lady

The Art Museum in the Monastery of Our Lady is the most important venue for contemporary art and sculpture in the state of Saxony-Anhalt and is one of the region's most popular tourist attractions.
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Magdeburg Cathedral

Magdeburg Cathedral is the first Gothic-style cathedral to be constructed on German soil, one of the largest church buildings in Germany and the most famous attraction in the City of Otto.
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St. John's Church

St. John's Church is Magdeburg's oldest parish church, which was first mentioned in 941. The western section of the church, which has a late Romanesque design, and the Gothic hall church have both been preserved. Traces of Martin Luther (a monument) and the Otto von Guericke family (a crypt) can be found both in front of the church and inside the building, which is now predominantly used as a venue for conferences and cultural events.
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Cathedral church St. Sebastian

The cathedral church of Saint Sebastian is the centre of the catholic Magdeburg diocese. Foundet in 1015 it is one of the oldest churches in the City of Otto.
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University Church St Peter

Funded about 1150, St Peter impresses with its massive Romanesque steeple, its Gothic nave modern stained glass. Since 1999 it serves as a Catholic university church.
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