Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen
Magdeburg’s oldest building, a decommissioned medieval monastery, is now a museum presenting regional sculptures and contemporary art...
Magdeburg’s main historical landmark traces its roots to 937 when Otto I (912–73) founded a Benedictine monastery and had it built up...
Recently restored and enlarged museum with the original Magdeburger Reiter statue from 1240. A gilded copy is on Alter Markt.
Popular for classical music concerts, this atmospheric church dates back, in parts, to 1131.
Magdeburg’s culinary scene won’t blow you out of the Elbe but this small, sleek pan-Asian eatery is excellent – it serves soups, sushi...
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Lonely Planet review
Completed in 2005, this piglet-pink building with trees growing from its facade and meadows sprouting on its rooftops was the final design of Viennese artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. It reflects his philosophy of creating highly unique spaces in harmony with nature, an ‘oasis for humanity’. Inside are offices, flats and shops, as well as a small hotel and a cafe. If you understand German, join the one-hour guided tours to learn more about the man and his intriguing vision.