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).
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.
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.
An old tourist bus taking visitors around the platz.