Saxony
Görlitz
Interesting
Görlitz The Essential
Interesting
Görlitz was founded in the mid-13C on the shores of the River Neisse, which since 1945 has formed the border between Germany and Poland. It was annexed to Bohemia in the 14C. During the 15C and 16C, the city became prosperous thanks to its thriving sheet manufacturing business and the dyeing pastel it produced. During the 19C an optical industry developed, together with mechanical construction factories.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Görlitz
Untermarkt
Untermarkt
The former market place in Görlitz is
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Peterskirche
Peterskirche
This imposing 15C church with five naves
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Kaisertrutz
Kaisertrutz
This massive rotunda, 18m in diameter,
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Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Dreifaltigkeitskirche
The Church of the Trinity possesses a
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Karstadt-Warenhaus
Karstadt-Warenhaus
The Karstadt, designed in 1912-13 by the
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Görlitz Municipal Museum
Görlitz Municipal Museum
This Baroque house contains the town's
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