Church / Monastery, Cultural and Event Location
The ruins of the castle and the monastery on the Mount Oybin already attracted the famous painters of the Romantic period.
Bautzen Cathedral is the oldest bi-confessional church in Germany, having been used both by Catholics and Protestants for many centuries.
Church / Monastery
Germany's largest Protestant town church, built in 1793 with 2,632 seats.
The Great Zittau Lenten Veil, decorated with 90 images from the Bible, is unique in Germany and of great significance for Europe.
Church / Monastery, Others
The Holy Sepulcher is a unique and faithful reproduction of the medieval Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.
For more than 750 years, a Cistercian convent at Panschwitz-Kuckau has been in existence, serving as an important cultural center for the Sorbian minority.
The oldest convent of the Cistercian Order in Germany that has been in existence since its foundation in 1234.
Special treasures are the altogether five ornate late gothic carved altars from the 15th/16th century.
Aside from the Little Zittau Lenten Veil, the museum shows testimonies of the rich history of the city, folklore and art history of Upper Lusatia.
With its new Gothic western towers that are visible even from afar, the Peterskirche is one of the landmarks of Görlitz.