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Tramways

Tramcar ‘Gothawagen’ T57 in Naumburg (Saale)

Tramcar 'Gothawagen' T57 in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

The German name ‘Gothawagen’ refers to the Gothaer Waggonfabrik in Gotha, where the first tramcar of this class was built in 1957 (T57). The depicted tramcar was built in 1960 and is still operating for the Naumburg Tramway.

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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 in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

This tramcar 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 one of the smallest tramways in Europe and the smallest urban tramway in Germany.

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City Walls Gothic

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.

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Museums

Klopstock House in Quedlinburg, Germany

Entrance of the Klopstock Museum

German writer Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock was born in this building on July 2nd, 1724. Today it houses a museum about his works, e.g. about his epic poem ‘The Messiah’ (Der Messias). Besides that the museum tells about other famous personages who used to live in Quedlinburg like Dorothea Erxleben, Johann GutsMuths and Carl Ritter.