Art Hotel Wittenberg

Address: Puschkinstrasse 15b, Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, 06886, Germany | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Puschkinstrasse 15b, Wittenberg, is near Castle Church (Schlosskirche), Stadtkirche, a World Heritage Treasure, and Rathaus.
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Travel Blogs from Wittenberg

Wittenburg - Martin Luther's Life

A travel blog entry by jwielenga on Jul 07, 2015

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... saw the Alter painted by Cranach. A lot of construction is being done in the city in preparation for the 500 Anniversary of the Reformation. It has a beautiful pipe organ in the back balcony. Next was a walk through the town into the very pretty square with statues of Luther and Melancthorn. On to the opposite side of town where the Castle Church was completely closed due to reconstruction. Bummer. I knew that it was closed but I was hoping we could have gotten in ...

The parks and gardens of Worlitz

A travel blog entry by benny52 on Jul 04, 2015

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Sat. July 4. Day 30 Hot 37C After breakfast we drove to the parks and gardens of Worlitz near the village of Berlitz. It is officially called the Garden Kingdom of Worlitz and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was created by Duke Leopold III in the late 18th century after he had returned from a Grand Tour to Italy, the Netherlands, England, France and Switzerland. He was ...

Martin Luther's Wittenberg

A travel blog entry by benny52 on Jul 03, 2015

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... travel writer and TV presenter whose book had guided us through Slovenia and Croatia. Walking west along the cobbled street we passed Melanchthon House, home to Phillip Melanchthon, another Protestant reformer, and to the Parish church of St. Marien. Luther preached here and it is considered the mother-church of Protestantism as this was where the first service in German, not Latin, was held. The market square has statues of both Luther and Melanchthon ...

Meissen and Torgau

A travel blog entry by benny52 on Jul 02, 2015

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... you find the Albrechtsburg Castle, a 15th c. residential fortress different in style to earlier fortified castles. Next to this fortress is the Lutheran gothic Meissen Cathedral built in the 13th c. and is one of the smallest in Europe. Walking down steep steps you come to the old market square dominated by the Church of our Lady which has a spectacular 57m high tower with a set of playable porcelain bells. The ...

A town dedicated to Martin Luther

A travel blog entry by newsbob on Jun 15, 2015

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... So Pope Leo X accused Luther of heresy.

Luther was summoned to either renounce or reaffirm his beliefs at the Diet of Worms in 1521.

He apologized for the tone of his theses, but he refused to renounce them.

One of his criticisms dealt with the use of Latin in the printed Bibles of the day.

Luther spent several years translating the New Testament into everyday German, ...