City tour of Magdeburg

With a guided city tour through Magdeburg you can get a fascinating impression of the multi-faceted diversity of Ottostadt. Short distances allow you to explore the city on foot. Historical figures from the city’s history or the night watchmen will guide you and your conference guests through Magdeburg.

Guided city tour through Magdeburg – discover the Ottostadt

On a city tour through Magdeburg you will be surprised. The former fortress and Hanseatic city surprises with numerous views and insights that you will have to experience. On foot you will travel through the history of the city. The tour (2h) takes you to the Old Market Square with the Magdeburger Reiter and the Johanneskirche, where Martin Luther once preached. You will encounter Romanesque buildings and learn more about Hundertwasser’s ideas of architecture in harmony with nature.

The tour ends at the Cathedral Square in the immediate vicinity of the city’s landmark, the over 800-year-old Magdeburg Cathedral. For the tour there is the possibility to rent electric vehicles. Every Saturday from May to September a historical and legendary personality will accompany you on your guided tour of Magdeburg.

Future History

Where once the people of Magdeburg strolled along Germany’s most beautiful baroque street with top hat and cane, Hundertwasser’s experimental architecture in pink and gold now attracts all eyes. Where once stairs and narrow alleys led down to the banks of the Elbe, modern bridge buildings today can be found. Magdeburg’s history is full of progress.

Follow this development with your mobile phone or tablet. Open up and discover the old Ottostadt on your own. Go on a tour of discovery with your mobile phone. Be guided to historical sites.  Compare recordings from around one hundred years ago with the current state of art. Or wipe back and forth between yesterday and today from the couch.

You can download the Future History App to your smartphone or tablet for free from the Google Play Store or App Store. In the search field, select Magdeburg, click on tours and start “On your own through old Magdeburg”.

Fringe programmes in Magdeburg

What you could do with your seminar participants before, after or during your stay in Magdeburg. Discover our social programs in Magdeburg. Sporty, active, worth knowing or extraordinary – in any case unforgettable.

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