Explore the historic city Wittenberg and follow the footsteps of Martin Luther. See the places where the reformation started and find out more about this time.
Where to go
Wittenberg is a city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany with approximately 50.000 inhabitants. Its official name is Lutherstadt Wittenberg ('Wittenberg City of Luther').
For a few years, Martin Luther settled in the city to complete his university studies. Here he received his doctorate in Theology, taught Sacred Scripture at the university, and published his 95 theses, which the world and the church from scratch renewed.
In Wittenberg, you can find museums, historical places of interest, monuments, and popular landmarks like the Castle Church, the Luther House, the St. Mary's Church, and the Melanchthon House. These buildings related to Lutero have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.