Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg



CountryGermany
UNESCO RegionEurope and North America
LocationState of Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt)
CoordinatesN51 46 59.988 E11 9 0
Inscription Date1994
Property (ha)90
Buffer Zone (ha)270
Type of HeritageCultural
CriteriaTo be an outstanding example of a type of building; architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history
All ThreatsManagement systems/ management plan
Unesco Reference Number535
URLhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/535
State of Conservation Reporthttp://whc.unesco.org/en/soc/?action=list&id_site=535
DescriptionQuedlinburg, in the of Sachsen-Anhalt, was a capital of the East Franconian German Empire at the time of the Saxonian-Ottonian ruling dynasty. It has been a prosperous trading town since the Middle Ages. The number and high quality of the timber-framed buildings make Quedlinburg an exceptional example of a medieval European town. The Collegiate Church of St Servatius is one of the masterpieces of Romanesque architecture.
StatusWorld Heritage Site