Renaissance – The Golden Era of the City of Torgau
Torgau is one of the most beautiful Renaissance cities in Germany. Its cityscape has been shaped by this era. Hartenfels Castle, the mighty town hall, and several magnificent patrician houses and smaller houses date back to this period. With special tours, the Torgau Museum Trail and a little imagination, your visit to Torgau will take you back to the early 16th century.
Torgau in the time of the Renaissance
Torgau was the capital of the Electorate of Saxony during the Renaissance and almost a big city with 6,000 inhabitants. Business and trade experienced a heyday. The historic old town center is still today a reflection of this former importance and power.