This was the year of reformation
In 2017 the 500th anniversary of the reformation was celebrated with a once-only nationwide holiday. Many visitors from all over the world experienced impressive sights, found new religious impulses and and discovered the effects of the reformatory upheaval through exhibitions, concerts and congresses. The anniversary of the Reformation in Saxony-Anhalt provided for an onslaught on the Luther sites. In Wittenberg, Eisleben and Mansfeld, the number of visitors to museums in 2017 has more than doubled in comparison to the previous year. The interest from abroad was especially great. In particular guests came from the USA, Scandinavia and South Korea.
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