Cultural highlights and relaxation
Magdeburg is a city with a colourful history: Emperor Otto the Great and Otto von Guericke both left their mark on the 1,200 year old metropolis, located at the river Elbe, and are the namesakes of the 'City of Otto'. Magdeburg has been destroyed and rebuilt several times.
Therefore, you can nowadays find many architectural highlights from different eras in Magdeburg. Explore the historic medieval buildings, quaint Baroque facades, monumental districts from the "Gründerzeit" (founders' period) and also its modern architecture.