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Shops

Snail shells in a shop in Naumburg (Saale)

Snail shells in a shop in Naumburg (Saale), GermanyThis window in Naumburg (Saale) shows works created by an artist. I was impressed by this compilation of snail shells which made me think I’m looking at a showcase in a museum of natural history.

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Churches

St. Aegidius’ Chapel in Naumburg (Saale)

St. Aegidius' Chapel in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

The St. Aegidius’ Chapel (Ägidienkapelle) was part of the medieval cathedral curia. Today is this 13th-century chapel part of the southern route of the Romanesque Road (Straße der Romanik) in Saxony-Anhalt.

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World Heritage Sites

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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Gardens

Cathedral Garden in Naumburg (Saale)

Garden of the Naumburg Cathedral in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

The historical garden of Naumburg Cathedral is part of the network Gartenträume (garden dreams) which comprises 40+ significant parks and gardens of Saxony-Anhalt. Among others, it shows those plants which served the Naumburg Master around 1250 as a model for the artful sculptures in the west choir of the cathedral.

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Murals

Mural on an electrical substation in Naumburg (Saale)

Mural on an electrical substation in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

Interesting mural seen on an electrical substation of the TWN in Naumburg (Saale). It shows among others a large substation, some vineyards and the famous cathedral of Naumburg.

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Museums

Nietzsche-Haus in Naumburg (Saale)

Nietzsche-Haus in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

The Nietzsche House has been open to the public since 1994. A permanent exhibition is devoted to the life and work of the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. The Nietzsche Documentation Centre, also housed here, is concerned with researching the reception of Nietzsche’s works. [German]

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Tramways

Tramcar Class 70/1 (1973) in Naumburg (Saale)

Tramcar Class 70/1 dating back to 1973 in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

This tramcar still operated by the Naumburg Tramway was built in 1973. Even though this tramcar numbered N° 51 is of the same class as tramcar N° 50 it looks more lively. Fascinating how much difference some red paint can make.

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Tramways

Tramcar Class 70/1 (1971) in Naumburg (Saale)

Tramcar Class 70/1 (1971) in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

This tram car of the class 70/1 was built in 1971 and is still used by the Naumburg Tramway (Naumburger Straßenbahn) in Naumburg (Saale). The Naumburg Tramway is considered as one of the smallest tramways in Europe and the smallest urban tramway in Germany.

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City Walls

Barbican of the Marientor in Naumburg (Saale)

Inside the barbican of a gate named Marientor in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

Of five town gates, only one is left. The Marientor is a gate dating back to 1445. It consists of a tower with the for the region typical conical roof and a barbican covered by a late Gothic wall-walk.