Walk on the East German Halle
• Walk on the East German Halle
In one of the poorest states of Germany Saxony-Anhalt, the former East Germany, there is a large town called Halle (in Russian will be read as "Galle", due to the replacement of the German "X" to "D" as Hitler - Hitler Hamburg - Hamburg, etc.)... Since Halle on the Saale river is almost always added to the title of "Saale" - Halle on the Saale (German: Halle an der Saale.).
Halle is twinned Ufa, in the arms of his presence of Turkish music, there is the oldest chocolate factory in Germany, the Beatles Museum, Europe's largest timber-framed house and unusual observation bridge connecting the tower of the church of the market, similar to the Kuala Lumpur twins. Walk?
Market Square. In the center of the frame with the market as a bridge between the church towers. Slightly to the right so-called "Red Tower" (German: Roter Turm.) - the most mnogokolokolnaya tower in Europe, hiding 76 bells (46 tons).
I went up to the church market on the lookout bridge.
Here it is.
A few photos from the heights. The city practically has not suffered during the Second World War.
Low-rise panel GDR eshnye interesting houses fit into the relief of the city.
reported an outflow of population from the city, people move to larger cities ...
Street, Tram, cozy roof.
The building of the National Academy of Sciences, as well as the Society of Naturalists "Leopoldina", founded in the mid-17th century (it. Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften). Among academics at different times was visited by more than 150 Nobel laureates, among the members of society can be seen by Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Goethe, Max Planck, Vavilov.
Emerged at the beginning of the nineteenth century, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (German. Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)). Two old University merged into one: the University of Wittenberg, founded in 1502, and the University of Halle, founded in 1694
View from the gate of the Museum of Arts and Moritzburg castle (it. Moritzburg).
To be or not to be ...
Galle Coat of Arms.
Neon retro signs.
Tram 1894. Somewhere even I read that in Galle came the first electric tram network in Europe.
Halle is not the capital of Saxony-Anhalt (Magdeburg, the capital), but is the largest city of the federal state in terms of population.
Bridge over the River Hall.
Halle also stores and protects the largest half-timbered house in Europe, more than 100 meters long. It located in the so-called funds Franke (it. Franckeschen Stiftungen).