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I can’t image Quedlinburg is Alex’s hometown. To picture little Alex running around the town hall and climbing up the old castle, is quite hilarious. However, I fall in love with this Medieval town instantly during my first visit, when I witness Alex’s twin brother Sashia’s wedding in the Renaissance Rathaus (built in 1615).

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Quedlinburg is one of Germany’s true gems, dated back more than 1000 years ago.It once exercisedconsiderable power in German affairs through a collegiate foundation for widows and daughters of the nobility. Almost all buildings in the centre are hald-timered, street after cobbled street of them, earning Quedlinburg the honour of being a Unesco World Heritage Site.

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During my third visit on Sunday, there were several guided tour around the city. Most  tour guides seemed to dress up in Medieval costume, give visitors a Medieval flare.

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An old tourist bus taking visitors around the platz.

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