The Statthalterei palace is an impressive Renaissance landmark. A lot of famous people visited it over time and lots of historical events happened there. Nowadays it's the residence of the President of Thuringia. Next to Domplatz there is the Petersberg Citadel. It's one of the very few fortifications survived until today in its original form.
Old University and lots of other historical buildings located along Michaelisstrasse street turn it into a landmark itself. Another attraction is the Krämerbrucke Bridge over Gera River built early in 14th century; it is one of the longest populated bridges in Europe. There are 32 houses on it and Ägidienkirche church that has been open for few centuries already. The Wartburg Castle is one of many historical places located around the city. Thus, Erfurt is sure to please funs of excursions.
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