Beautifully situated against the backdrop of the Ore Mountains, Annaberg-Buchholz introduces visitors to an array of unique traditions, including folk art, religious art, delicate handicraft and special culinary treats. Discover the town’s past as a silver-mining settlement and walk in the footsteps of the famous 16th century German mathematician Adam Ries.
Right in the centre of Annaberg-Buchholz, the “Manufaktur der Träume” (Factory of Dreams) is a unique treasure chest and museum that encourages visitors to immerse themselves into the world of Ore Mountains folk art.
Explore St. Annenkirche (St Anne’s Church), one of the most famous late Gothic hall churches in the whole of Germany and a beautiful example for how faith can come to life through architecture: The splendid interior impresses with its sheer size and many precious art treasures.
In the 16th century, silver mining had turned Annaberg-Buchholz in one of the wealthiest towns in Saxony. Visit one of the local show mines to explore the town’s origins and see what the life of the miners used to be like.
Before leaving Annaberg-Buchholz, don’t miss following in the footsteps of the famous German mathematician Adam Ries who lived and died in Annaberg-Buchholz. The “Adam-Ries-Museum” in his former home is full of unique exhibits such as three of Adam Ries’s arithmetic books.
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