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By train and without traffic jams comfortably to Halle.
Did you know that the Saale flows through Halle partly in four parallel arms? This means that there are six major islands in the city - and a lot of culture, history and art.
History, culture and art in a very confined space - if you want to discover even a fraction of the sights that Halle an der Saale has to offer, you will be well occupied for a few days. It starts with the rather plain cathedral, which, however, contains many baroque treasures inside. And it continues with the Stadtgottesacker, a Schwibbogen cemetery based on the Italian model in Pisa. Even if it seems a bit macabre to look at a cemetery like an art treasure - this magnificent place deserves it.
So little time, so much to see: The 15th-century Moritzburg Art Museum, Giebichenstein Castle, now used as an art college. The birthplace of the composer George Frideric Handel, which is now a music museum as the Handel House, where over 700 instruments are gathered. The Leopoldina - the National Academy of Sciences, or the Francke Foundation, an orphanage ensemble founded around 1700 with the largest half-timbered house in Europe. And these are just a few of Halle's numerous cultural monuments.
The fact that the city also seems very lively and young due to its renowned university and proximity to Leipzig, and that it has a vital cultural scene, perhaps comes up a little short in this list. The reference to the Beatles Museum, which was relocated from Cologne to Halle in 2000 and is actually the largest public Beatles facility in the world, is probably of little help. Below that, Halle simply doesn't do it.
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