Saxony-Anhalt
Dessau
Dessau The Essential
The town's strategic situation at the crossroads of several major trading routes contributed to its expansion from the Middle Ages. It acquired an international reputation in the 20C thanks to Hugo Junkers, the inventor of gas engines and heaters as well as the first all-metal airplane. Its is however better known as the seat of the Bauhaus School of Architecture and many of the town's buildings date from the 1920s. In 1966, these were included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Dessau
Mosigkau Castle
Mosigkau Castle
This summer residence built in the 18C
60 minutes
Bauhaus Building
Bauhaus Building
This Design Academy was built according
15 minutes
Arbeitsamt
Arbeitsamt
The Arbeitsamt or workplace is a fine
15 minutes
Professors' houses
Professors' houses
The architect, Walter Gropius, built
15 minutes
Törten estate
Törten estate
The Törten estate is made up of over 300
30 minutes
Other Bauhaus buildings
Other Bauhaus buildings
Several other Bauhaus houses are
15 minutes