World Heritage sites in Dessau-Roßlau

World Heritage sites in Dessau-Roßlau

Two UNESCO World Heritage Sites are to be found on the urban area of Dessau-Roßlau. The photo shows the Roman ruins of the Garden Realm of Dessau-Wörlitz known as the “Seven Pillars“. Between the pillars shimmers the reconstruction of a Trinkhalle, the original of which was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. [German]

Immediately behind the structure you will find the Master’s Houses, which belong to the world heritage site “Bauhaus”.

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Oskar Schlemmer in Weimar

Mural by Oskar Schlemmer in WeimarWhen Oskar Schlemmer was appointed to the Bauhaus in Weimar, he took over the management of the mural painting workshop, among other functions. Some of his works can be seen as reconstructions in the Van de Velde building. In the period from 1919 to 1925, this building was used as a workshop building of the State Bauhaus Weimar. [German]

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Seven Pillars in Dessau-Roßlau

Seven pillars in Dessau-Roßlau

The “Seven Pillars” (Sieben Säulen) represent an artificial Roman ruin in Georgium. Thus, an English-style landscape park in Dessau-Roßlau is called. Together with the Wörlitzer Park, this forms the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz”. The name of the building raises a question: why does it have eight pillars? [German]

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Saale-Unstrut valley for World Heritage Site

Poster for nomination of Saale-Unstrut valley as UNESCO World Heritage Site

A poster promoting the nomination of the Saale-Unstrut valley for UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are several posters displaying local personalities as well as examples of the cultural gems in this region. At the depicted poster found in Naumburg (Saale) you can see Reglindis, one of twelve donator portraits inside Naumburg Cathedral.

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