While travelling from Naumburg (Saale) to the visitor centre of the Nebra Sky Disk by bus, I got this view of the newly built Unstrut Viaduct. With a length of 2,688 m, it crosses the spacious Unstrut Valley.
This shop sign at the Bürstenmacherei Steinbrück in Naumburg (Saale) shows the main products of a German Bürstenbinder (brush-maker). Inside the shop, you learn details about the tradition of brush-making.
The church of St. Wenceslaus (Stadtpfarrkirche St. Wenzel) in Naumburg (Saale) saw its completion in the 15th century. It is famous for paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder and a Baroque organ named Hildebrandt-Orgel.
This tramcar of the class 70/1 saw its construction in 1971. The last time, it ran by the Naumburg Tramway (Naumburger Straßenbahn) in Saxony-Anhalt. Today, it stands in the company’s tram depot but is out of operation.
The Talent 2 is a multiple unit railcar manufactured by Bombardier Transportation. The first trains were produced in 2008. The design of the cab ends made German people to call this type of train Hamsterbacke (hamster cheek). The depicted train is run by the S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland.
The church was constructed by the mendicant order of the Franciscans. That explains why there is no tower. The lovely gables were added by Cardinal Albert of Brandenburg. Even though the building is called a Dom it isn’t a cathedral.
Right next to the buildings of the Francke Foundations I came across this fascinating architecture. It’s the headquarter of the German Federal Cultural Foundation (Kulturstiftung des Bundes). The purpose of this foundation is to promote and fund art and culture within the framework of federal responsibility.
The Beatles Museum in Halle (Saale) shows the history of the Beatles from the foundation of the band in 1960 up to their break in 1970. It also displays material about their solo careers after 1970. The museum is located in a Baroque building errected in 1708.
This manhole cover in Halle (Saale) displays the coat of arms of the city. The city arms of Halle consist of a moon between two stars of different size. The colour of these symbols is red, the ground is silver.
Neuenburg Castle (Schloss Neuenburg) located in the wine-growing area of Saale-Unstrut houses among others a wine museum. This photo was taken while enjoying a boat trip on the river Unstrut.
While travelling through the wine-growing area of Saale-Unstrut one can see a lot of steep terraces with centuries-old dry walls and romantic vineyard cottages. The region is open for many kinds of movement: Hiking, cycling and even canoeing.