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Luther's places

Market square, Lutherstadt Eisleben, Luther, monument, people

Luther's Eisleben

In Eisleben Luther's life began and came to an end. Here Martin Luther was born on 10 November 1483 as the first of nine children of his parents Hans and Margarete Luder. Here the world-famous reformer died in 1546, too.

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allstedt, castle, resin, street of romance, castle

Allstedt

In Allstedt, the reformer Thomas Müntzer worked from 1523 to 1524 as a pastor in the town church of St. John.

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Castle Georgium, Dessau-Roßlau, Castle, Luther Trail, Meadow, Park, Garden Kingdom

Dessau-Rosslau

Here George III. introduced the Reformation in 1534, officially acquiescing to the Lutheran doctrine.

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Handel Monument, Red Tower, Halle Saale, city, tower, market, monument, people

Halle (Saale)

Here resided one of Martin Luther's most powerful opponents: Cardinal Albrecht, Archbishop of Magdeburg.

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City church St. Marien, Kemberg, Lutherweg, church, pilgrimage

Kemberg

Kemberg is only a few kilometers from Wittenberg. In 1522, Kemberg joined the Reformation.

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mansfeld castle, mansfeld-lutherstadt, schloss, lutherweg, pilgrimage, luther's mansfeld

Luther's Mansfeld

From Luther's original school, only the foundation has been preserved. However, every year on the first Saturday after Easter, his school enrollment is re-enacted with a big celebration.

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Magdeburg Cathedral, street, evening mood, holiday street, Elbe, Elbe-Börde-Heide

Magdeburg

As a thirteen-year-old student, Martin Luther lived in Magdeburg for a year. From 1497 to 1498 he attended school.

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Luther's place, Naumburg, founder figure, collegiate church, Romanesque street, church, people

Naumburg

The 1000-year history of Naumburg is also linked to Martin Luther and the Reformation.

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Detail of the Marienkrönungsaltar, Osterwieck, Romanesque street, figure, detail

Osterwieck

The small town in the foothills of the Harz Mountains had a pioneering role in the Reformation period.

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City church St. Martini, Stolberg, Harz, Lutherweg, church, pilgrimage

Stolberg (Harz)

The theologian and peasant leader Thomas Müntzer was born around 1489 in the Harz town of Stolberg.

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lutherstadt wittenberg, castle church, people, holiday, luther's wittenberg

Luther's Wittenberg

Wittenberg was the place of work of Luther. No other city was as connected to the Reformation as the Lutherstadt. The Reformation began here. The ensemble of historically important reformation sights has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.

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St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Zeitz, Romanesque Street, Romanesque, Dom

Zeitz

Zeitz moved into the focus of Reformation history in 1542: Nikolaus von Amsdorf was appointed as the bishop.

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Zerbst, church, building

Zerbst

At the time of the Reformation, Zerbst was the largest and most important city in Anhalt.

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Logo Luther was here

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our visitor tip for you
History to touch: discover the famous and less
well-known places of LUTHER in SACHSEN-ANHALT

excursionfor old and young explorers

Excursion tips

There is much
to discover
for all ages

During a family holiday in Wittenberg, even the little ones can discover a lot. The Lutherstadt Wittenberg offers countless great experiences, and not just for those interested in culture and history, because the access to Luther's world is prepared in a playful way. Children, adolescents and adults can go on an expedition together.

 

 

 

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excursionfor art and culture lovers

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for art and
culture lovers

On a public tour through the historic old town of Lutherstadt you discover on foot or conveniently by old town train the main attractions of the city, u.a. the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Lutherhaus, Melanchthonhaus and Schloss- und Stadtkirche.

 

 

 

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excursionLuther and the Bauhaus

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Luther and the Bauhaus

What role did the city of Dessau play, what connections existed between the reigning Prince Georg III. and Luther, who also preached in Dessau and how, more than 400 years later, she became the capital of classical modernism? The answers to these questions can be found on a city tour and during a Bauhaus tour.

 

 

 

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excursionhiking on Luther's way

Excursion tips

Hiking and pilgrimage
on Luther's way

Between the Luther cities Wittenberg and Eisleben the Luther way runs. The trail takes pilgrims and hikers along 460 kilometers to Martin Luther's places of work and to more than 20 sites related to the Reformation. The small village churches or city churches along the Luther Trail give visitors in contemplative silence room to think and pause.

 

 

 

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ExcursionDiscover Asisi Panorama

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change of perspective:
The Asisi Panorama
"Luther 1517"

At the time of Martin Luther, Philipp Melanchthon, the two Cranachs, Katharina von Boras and Justus Jonas, Lutherstadt will be brought to life and history in a 360 ° panorama.

 

 

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This was the year of Luther
Review 2017

In 2017, the Reformation Day on October 31st was once a nationwide holiday. Many visitors from all over the world experienced impressive sights, found new religious impulses and discovered in exhibitions, concerts or congresses the effects of the reformatory upheaval.

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 Katharina von Bora

Why does not the man
of the woman serve,
we do not even obey
the children, if we
fulfill their wishes.
That's how everything
works together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personalities & Contemporary Witnesses

Read interesting contemporary witness reports and biographies of confidants and opponents of Luther.

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