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Admire the Elbe from the Ancient Ruins and Glass Bridge

Six towers were built on the territory of Magdeburg in the XV century. They are united by fortress walls. They were called Fürstenwall. The towers served as a defense of the city from the Elbe. The promenade was made here at the behest of Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau in the XVIII century. You can stand on the preserved ruins of an ancient bastion today. It is located near the Möllenvogtei garden in the central part of the city. You will enjoy the panorama of the opposite bank of the river. There is an exit to a small bridge from here. It is made of glass. You will also be able to stand and admire the Elbe and the Park Rothorn there.
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Climb to the Observation Tower Albinmüller-Turm

An observation tower called Albinmüller-Turm is located in Rotehornpark. It has a height of 61 meters. It was built in 1927. The tower was reconstructed between 2001 and 2004. Today it is open for daily visits. You can use the elevator or the 252-step staircase to get to its observation deck. It is located at an altitude of 45 meters. You will be able to see the city, its surroundings, and the River Elbe once on the site. You will have the opportunity to use one of the binoculars for a better view.

Climb the Jahrtausendturm Tower

Elbauenpark is located in the floodplain of the river in the east of Magdeburg. It is open from 9 am to 8 pm in the summer months and from 10 am to 4 pm in the winter. You can come here by tram №5 or №6. You will visit Jahrtausendturm Tower. It was built in 1999. It is completely made of wood. The tower is 60 meters high. It has 6 floors. There are exhibits on each of them. They relate to various stages of human development. Copyright
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The tower is open from 10 am to 6 pm from Tuesday to Sunday from April 22 to the end of October. It is a museum of science. If you find yourself inside a building you can see all sorts of mechanisms and models, look through a powerful telescope, and take part in scientific experiments. You can even climb to the top of the tower via a spiral staircase with 243 steps running along the walls.
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Entertainment on the Magdeburg Water Bridge

The construction of the Magdeburg Water Bridge over the Elbe was completed in 2003. It is equipped with a gateway system. You can take tram №10 at the Allee-Center stop and get off at the Barleber See stop to get here. You should walk 6 kilometers then. You will look at the locks and visit the observation platform for free. There are sidewalks on both sides of the bridge. You can walk through them on foot or by bicycle. Various vessels will pass close by. You will also get the opportunity to ride a boat lift. It is designed for small pleasure craft.
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Find a Way Out of the Escape Quest Room Escape Venture

You can spend time in the Escape Venture escape quest room during your vacation in Magdeburg to test your logical thinking and observation skills. It is open from 10 am to midnight. If you come here you will get the opportunity to become a member of the team. You will have to decipher several codes, find hidden objects, and solve puzzles in 1 hour to leave the room closed with a key. The friendly English-speaking staff at Escape Venture will help you if you need it.
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Visit the Maya Mare Water Park

The Maya Mare Water Park is located about a 1-hour drive from the city. It is open to the public from 10 am to 10 pm throughout the year. It is decorated in a Mexican style. You can have fun in several ways during your holiday in Maya Mare. You can use the sauna complex, swim in a normal pool or in a pool with artificial waves, and make a descent along various "rivers". You will also have the opportunity to roll down the water slides (including those that will take you outside), fight the waves in the "Temple of Mexico", and have fan next to the waterfall.
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Survived castles around Magdeburg
♥   Castle 'Huysburg' , 47.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Falkenstein Castle' , 56.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bunkenburg' , 57.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Regenstein Castle' , 58.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Anhalt Castle' , 59.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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