18 February 2011

#41 Sömmerda, Germany | DE-835458

Christmas market, also known as ChristkindlmarktChristkindlesmarkt,Christkindlmarket, and Weihnachtsmarkt, is a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. These markets originated in GermanyAustriaSouth Tyrol and Alsace but are now being held in many other countries.

Erfurt has preserved an intact medieval city centre. The city is known for its two churches, Erfurt Cathedral (Mariendom) and St. Severus Church (Severikirche), which stand side by side and together form the emblem of the city. Both churches tower above the townscape and are accessible via huge open stairs called Domstufen.

The Catholic Erfurt Cathedral is a 1200 year old church located on Cathedral Hill of Erfurt, in ThuringiaGermany. It is of a International Gothic style, and is also known as St Mary's Cathedral, and is located, uniquely, on a hillside.

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Thank you, Uschi (UG6261) ! 

Received on: February 18, 2011
Travel time: 4 days 
Distance: 1246 km (774 miles)

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