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|Quedlinburg it has been the original capitol of the German holy roman
empire. The old part of the city is about 80 hectare in size and is surrounded
by a city wall, that was built in the middle ages.
The city itself is the largest monument in all of Germany. One can actually see where the old ruins have been preserved. Of the over 1000 old homes, 770 of them are designated monuments. Just
outside the old city wall is a sight worth seeing, "Muenzenberg". From this vantagepoint one has a beautiful view of the castle and the whole city.
The outskirts of the city offer many sights to be seen. Not far
from the city is the breathtaking "Bodetal", a gorge between two mountains,
the "Schwebebahn" a cable railway ride to the top (or
The traveler that really wants to be at the top, can ride the
steam engine train called "Harzer Schmalspurbahn" to the highest mountain
in all of northern Germany, the Brocken at 1142 meters.
A view from the room at the Sonne Hotel, right on the main plaza of the town.
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