• 1 Mendelssohn-Memorail in the Mendelssohn-House Leipzig SCHMIDT
1 Mendelssohn-Memorail in the Mendelssohn-House Leipzig SCHMIDT2 Demonstration Workshop Herrnhuter Sterne Gmb H PECH3 Church Hall Herrnhuter Bruedergemeinde PECH4 Violin making GAENS5 Mendelssohn-Hall in the Gewandhaus Leipzig BACHARCHIV LEIPZIG

Refugees and Messengers of Faith

“Cuius regio, eius religio” – “whose realm, his religion” – was the formula of the Peace of Augsburg in 1555, according to which it was left to the sovereign to establish the religion of his subjects. This was a victory for the Protestants and those Electors who were trying to maximize independence from the Emperor. But it also led to the persecution of heretics, who often had to flee to other places where they were also not welcome. Only after the Peace of Westphalia did the situation stabilize. The Protestant faith could now be carried out into the world. But it was still a long way to religious tolerance and ecumenism.

Sights

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Herrnhuter Sterne (Moravian Stars Manufactory)

02747 Herrnhut/Sachsen

On 365 days of the year it is possible to experience the manufacture of the Herrnhut stars.

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Mendelssohn House Leipzig

04103 Leipzig

Dwelling and last residence of the composer Mendelssohn. An authentic place of music history with many original legacies.

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Musikinstrumenten-Museum - Markneukirchen Museum of Musical Instruments

08258 Markneukirchen

From the smallest violin to the largest accordion: More than 3,200 musical instruments from around the world are shown the Museum of Musical Instruments.

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Pulsnitz Town Museum

01896 Pulsnitz

The very first Lutheran missionary came from the Saxon town of Pulsnitz and developed the principles of Lutheran missionary work.

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Völkerkundemuseum Herrnhut (Ethnological Museum)

02747 Herrnhut

What the most successful Protestant missionaries collected in all parts of the world, is now displayed in a museum in Herrnhut.

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