Visit Saxony-Anhalt

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Saxony-Anhalt is a state in eastern Germany that borders the states of Brandenburg, Thuringia, Saxony, and Lower Saxony. The capital and largest city is Magdeburg. This region is known for its rolling countryside of woodlands, rivers, and mountains. It has many historical attractions including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg.

The city of Halle is also a must-see destination with its unique architecture dating back to the 16th century as well as modern attractions such as its zoo and botanical garden. Tourists can also enjoy visiting cultural sites like Burg Giebichenstein Castle or explore the nearby Harz National Park for outdoor activities such as hiking or cycling.

Saxony-Anhalt has a rich cultural history with medieval castles scattered throughout the area which are open to visitors year round. An interesting fact about this region is that it was once part of East Germany during Cold War times before it reunited with West Germany in 1990 after German reunification.