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Aschersleben is a beautiful town of Salzlandkreis district, Saxony-Anhalt state, Germany. Aschersleben has an area of 156 square kilometers and a population of 29,000 residents. Aschersleben is located close to Quedlinburg and Halle. The city appears in historic documents since 753, when a castle in the area, Ascharia named the House of Ascania Royals. This Latin name was the inspiration of the name that the city still bears today. An important event of the city includes the date of April 1, 1942, when the first British bomb attack was registered in Germany, during World War II. Famous past and present residents of Aschersleben include writer Adam Olearius, scientist Johann Esaias Silberschlag, composer Wilhelm Friedrich Wieprecht, singer Walter Andreas Schwartz, driver Ernst Klodwig and survival expert John Leuschner. If you decide to visit Aschersleben, do not miss the following attractions.
Top Attractions within Aschersleben
Saint Stephani Church is one of the oldest worship places in Aschersleben. This Lutheran church was raised hundreds of years ago in the city in a Gothic style. It is still used today and not only as a church, but as an important tourist attraction of Aschersleben. The building is included in many architectural tours of the city.
Promenadenring is a walking trail outside the city limits. Along this path there are a bunch of parks and gardens extremely beautiful in which the city of Aschersleben takes pride. A part of the trail is extremely beautiful being decorated in an English garden style and a part of it is very put together, with large flower beds, benches and picnic areas.
The City Walls are extremely important attractions for Aschersleben. They date from the 15th century and are perfectly restored. Near these historic walls is the gorgeous Promenandenring. You will see 15 preserved towers, of which the most impressive is one built in 1507 with 4 meters thick walls.