10 Reasons to visit Torgau
As a former Kurs-Saxon residence town in the 16th Century, Torgau was able to preserve many Magnificent buildings of this Heyday and is today one of the most beautiful Renaissance Cities in Germany.
Torgau is considered the political Center of the Reformation-more than 60 Stays of Luther Are occupied. The authentic Reformation Sites among them the Castle Chapel, the first Protestant Church Building, can still be visited and experienced today.
Torgau was first mentioned over a Thousand Years ago at an Elbefurt and at the Intersection of major Long-distance Television roads. The Interplay of historic old Town and River opens up Wide recreation and leisure opportunities via Elberadweg and The Nature of the Elhauauen.
4. Living History
With around 20 Museums and Exhibitions, Torgau offers an entertaining museum offering. A few hundred Years of City History are reflected behind magnificent facades in Renaissance Residences and in impressive Revisions or Collections.
Torgau was the Residence of the Saxon Electors in the 16th Century. Schloss Hartenfels is the most important Castle of the German Early Renaissance and for a long time, even when the Farm already resided in Dresden, was considered the most modern Residential castle Of Saxony.
Torgau is the City where Catherine of Bora began her Journey into bourgeois Life and where her Life’s Journey ended. In the City church of St. Mary, there is its Burial Slab And in Catherine Street there is the only Memorial to the Lutherin.
Torgau was converted into a Fortress on Napoleon’S Quest from 1811. The preserved Fortifications are not only a respectable Cultural Monument, they are also an outstanding Example of Fortress Building in Germany.
Torgau District of Graditz houses the Saxon Main Stud As one of the oldest Saxon Horse breeding sites. It is known for Breeding horses of Breeds German Riding horse and English Thoroughbred.
Torgau is surrounded by three Pagans. These Forest Areas with meadows and Ponds, along with the Elbe meadows, create a good Balance with the Architecture of the historic old Town.