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The Charm of the old Town and old Streets

Quedlinburg is a town located north of the Harz mountains, in the district of Harz in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. In 1994 the medieval court and the old town was set on the UNESCO world heritage list.


In the innermost parts of the town a wide selection of half-timbered buildings from at least five different centuries are to be found (including a 14th-century structure, one of Germany's oldest), while around the outer fringes of the old town there are wonderful examples of Jugendstil buildings, dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


Quedlinburg is one of the best-preserved medieval and renaissance towns in Europe, having escaped major damage in World War II. (Wikipedia)


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Taken on August 6, 2010