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Wittenberg UNESCO World Heritage Site
Luther Memorial in Wittenberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Wittenberg has many buildings associated with the lives of Martin Luther and his fellow-reformer Melanchthon. They include Melanchthon's house, Luther's room in Wittenberg, the local church and the castle church where, on 31 October 1517, Luther posted his famous
95 Theses, which launched the Reformation and a new era in the religious and political history of the Western world.
The UNESCO Committee decided to inscribe Wittenberg and the city of Eisleben on the basis of
considering that it is of outstanding universal value bearing unique testimony to the Protestant Reformation, which was one of the most significant events in the religious and political history of the world and constitutes outstanding examples of 19th century historicism.
[ Source: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/783 ]
Address: 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg
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Settled on the Elbe River, Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is located in Saxony-Anhalt. It has a population of about 50,000. The importance of Wittenberg historically was due to its function as a seat of the Elector of Saxony and also…
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