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Bauhaus City Dessau

Dessau's highlights

"Green" Dessau – a highlight for nature fans and garden lovers

Relaxation, sports, family vacations or short day trips - the multifaceted city of Dessau is the right destination for any occasion. Find beautiful spots to relax at the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve with its charming riverside landscape in the middle of a flourishing and diverse ecosystem. A unique abundance of plants is growing in the protected nature reserve. The fresh air invites for hikes and long walks. Take the opportunity to explore the colourful and rich environment. The cultural landscape is surrounded by impressive castles and gardens, outstanding small-scale architecture, lakes and rivers. >> learn more

Another interesting destination is the Kurt Weill Centre in Dessau. It is the only documentation centre for the Dessau-born composer in Germany. The cultural institution includes a museum, an archive, a library and a media library. The centre is worldwide renowned and well worth a visit. >> learn more

Visit Dessau – an eldorado for cultural tourists

The many cultural highlights in Dessau will make your holiday unforgettable. Thanks to our convenient hotel location right in the city centre, most of these are easily accessible. Right opposite the Radisson Blu Fürst Leopold Hotel you will find the Anhalt Theatre Dessau where modern theatre productions and exhibitions take place. Dessau rose to worldwide fame in 1996, when the Bauhaus Dessau was declared UNESCO World Heritage. Both the Bauhaus and the Kurt Weill Centre are within easy reach from the hotel and definitely a must-see for all culture lovers. Numerous stores, exhibitions and the unique flair of the city invite for a relaxed stroll. Contact us for further information.

 

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Our sightseeing tips in Dessau

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Bauhaus Dessau

Fascinating architecture

Nowadays, the building designed by Walter Gropius is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Feel the Bahaus movement's creative spirit in the Masters' Houses, only 1.7 km away from the hotel.

 

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Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve

Hike, stroll and marvel

The beautiful cultural landscape with its castles, parks, meadows, woods and dykes invites for hikes, bike tours or ferry rides. Distance to the hotel: approx. 8 km.

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Mosigkau Castle Museum and park

Culture and arts

The rococo castle boasts a major collection of paintings and other artwork from the 17th and 18th century, by artists such as Peter Paul Rubens, Anton van Dyck and Jacob Jordaens. The splendid castle and gardens are among the last remaining rococo ensembles in central Germany. Distance to the hotel: approx. 8 km

 

 

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Garden Kingdom and Wörlitz Castle

Unique cultural landscapes

The unique Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Kingdom is a harmonious combination of nature, landscaping, architecture and philosophy and was declared UNESCO World Heritage in 2000.

The neo-classical castle still has its original interior from the 18th century. Distance to the hotel: approx. 16 km.

Our recommendation for you

Relax on our wonderfully comfortable garden terrace in Dessau. Of course with free Wi-Fi.