City of OttosMagdeburg has two fathers who shaped the city and both are revered by the locals. Otto the Great, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire loved this city so much he gifted it to his his beloved wife Edith and when he died he was buried in the Cathedral of St Mauritius and Saint Catherine. One of the most impressive landmarks of Magdeburg, the towers dominate the skyline. The other Otto was Otto Von Guericke who served as Mayor and rebuilt the city after the devastation of The Thirty Year war. A famed scientist and engineer, and inventor of the air pump, he is honoured with a museum and a university in his name. Choose from a selection of homely B&Bs at Bed and Breakfast Magdeburg and get to know both Ottos a little better.
Medieval PastDuring your stay at a Bed and Breakfast Magdeburg you will be delighted by the wonders of architecture in the city. Along with the Gothic style cathedral there is also an 11th century Romanesque monastery with a celebrated basilica housing a contemporary art museum filled with examples of photography, video and sculpture from the like sof Rodin and Maillol.
Wobbly WallsIn stark contrast to the medieval cathedral stands another of Magdeburg's artistic highlights, The Green Citadel or Grüne Zitadelle. This irregular shaped colorful building by the Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser is an unmissable landmark in the city.
A Weekend BreakIf you're looking for the perfect location for a Weekend Break then look no further than Magdeburg. With its historic sights and more eclectic shopping opportunities than anywhere else it promises a fun filled Weekend Break for everyone. Check out the possibilities at Bed and Breakfast Magdeburg and get the best experience possible.