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Quedlinburg's old quarter

With around 1,300 timber-framed houses from a period spanning eight centuries, art nouveau architecture and its completely intact medieval town structure, Quedlinburg is one of the largest preservation areas in Germany.

A stunning legacy of emperors past
Quedlinburg boasts a wealth medieval architecture and is cradle of the German imperial dynasty. Listed as a world cultural heritage site by UNESCO, the old quarter is a magnificent sight to behold with more than 1,300 picturesque timber-framed houses. The Collegiate Church of St. Servatius on Schlossberg hill can be seen for miles around. A masterpiece of Romanesque architecture, it houses a priceless collection of church treasures from the Middle Ages. The first German emperor Heinrich I and his wife Mathilde are both buried in the crypt.
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Quedlinburg, with its abundance of quaint timber-framed buildings, is not only a World Cultural Heritage town, but it is also home to an extraordinarily large number and variety of museums. The castle museum with its Ottonian exhibition is just as popular with visitors as the Klopstock Museum or the Museum of Half-Timbering.
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Art & culture

Art is a way of life in Quedlinburg. Contemporary art and culture evolves freely alongside the ancient crafts. The traditional craft of painting stained glass is still practised today and its history is depicted in the Museum of Stained Glass. In the Lyonel Feininger Gallery, a comprehensive collection of works by the painter and graphic artist who died in 1956 are on display.
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