Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Historic City of Quedlinburg - GERMANY - UNESCO #535

My good friend Henk from Belgium sent me another of his surprise swaps, this time a photo of the historic city of Quedlinburg where he went for a little weekend getaway. Thank you very much Henk, your next surprise card from me will be posted on the next days. This postcard took 4 days to arrive! 
  
UNESCO #535 - Quedlinburg - GERMANY
  
Quedlinburg, in the Land of Sachsen-Anhalt, was a capital of the East Franconian German Empire at the time of the Saxonian-Ottonian ruling dynasty. It has been a prosperous trading town since the Middle Ages. The number and high quality of the timber-framed buildings make Quedlinburg an exceptional example of a medieval European town. The Collegiate Church of St Servatius is one of the masterpieces of Romanesque architecture.
   

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