Quedlinburg\'s Old Town encompasses an area of some 80 hectares, all of which has been listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. An outstanding example of a European city of medieval origin which has been preserved throughout the centuries, Quedlinburg is distinguished by its exceptional architectural heritage of Romanesque and half-timbered buildings, many of remarkably high quality. Buildings of all styles and epochs make Quedlinburg the perfect place to study the development of half-timbered building techniques and styles throughout the ages.
Quedlinburg was at the heart of the East Franconian Empire at the time of the Saxon dynasty - the rule of the Ottonians. Founder of the Saxon Dynasty was King Henry I., elected by the assembled dukes of the German tribes and crowned in 919. Quedlinburg`s Castle-Hillbecame one ofhis favorite seats of residence. Thus it was here that he was laid to rest after his death in 936. In that same year and on the same hill, his widow Mathilde established a ladies\' convent, endowed by Henry`s successor, Otto I. (the Great), with considerable wealth and political influence. The collegiate church of St. Servatius on a hill above the old town is an architectural masterpiece which also houses a famous collection of church treasures. St. Servatius and the thousand-year-old Wiperti Church in the nearby fields, together with the remains of a Monastery of St. Mary on the neighboring Münzenberg hill still reflect the prestige that Quedlinburg enjoyed as political and cultural metropolis of the German empire at a time when German lands were stillin the process of evolution into what was to become their later political fabric.
The Old Town of Quedlinburg with its 1,200 half-timbered houses from six centuries and its medieval urban profile offer an extraordinary example of a medieval European city. The collegiate church, St. Servatius, with the graves of the first German King Henry I.
This unique and fancy old town is called Quedlinburg, located in Germany. It reminds me of 1980s houses and buildings and the locals keep it that way, they cherish history and they even keep their cuisine as tradional as possible. Definetely should try their home brew germany beer and their home made steak is absolutely fantastic. #wintergetaway
The entire city is a cultural heritage, and the wooden houses on the town of Quedlinburg allow you to cross the millennium of Germany.
Quedlinburg in the Harz Mountains in northern Germany. The town is almost entirely built with wooden frames, and these centuries-old European traditional buildings: wood-reinforced rooms also make Kui De Limburg is among the world's cultural heritage. In addition to its unique structural shape, these houses have an attractive place, that is, the pattern on the wall and the infinite colors. In this quaintness, there is no loss of romance. When I was playing in the town, the biggest fun was to photograph the walls and windows of different patterns and different colors.
Most of the houses here seem to have been in the history of hundreds of years. However, in fact, most of them have been renovated and renovated by local residents. They say that the Germans are a strict nation, but they have found almost Every household, the house is awkward! Can obsessive-compulsive offenders tolerate it?
The roadway and town planning pattern in the old city is mainly from the 12th century AD, and even some old buildings can be traced back to the 10th century. In 1384, Quedlinburg became a member of the low-lying Saxon Union city, and in 1426 AD, became a member of the Hanseatic League. Quedlinburg has always played an important role in the league before losing its trade privilege in 1477. Between the 16th and 17th centuries, with the development of urban economy and art, new semi-closed wooden houses began to appear.