The Francke Foundations are a unique ensemble of historical school buildings dating back to the age of enlightenment (founded 1698); the buildings today house departments of Halle University, several schools and other cultural and social institutions. Highlights are the baroque Cabinet of Artefacts and Curiosities and the Historical Library. Occasionally concerts, lectures and conferences.
4-star hotel aimed mostly towards business travelers. Feels like a small Grand Hotel and the rooms are very individually decorated. Has a small fitness room, a sauna, and a whirlpool in the basement. Breakfast buffet includes selection of cheese, sausage, breads, cereals, and fruits. Italian restaurant and 24-hour room service
Castle which has now been converted into a great art museum. Has exhibits which include works by Klimt, Ernst, and Klee. Highlights include Lyonel Feininger's paintings of famous Halle landmarks.
The house where Georg Friedrich Händel was born, now a museum dedicated to his life and works. Displays his works, letters, manuscripts.
The State Museum of Prehistory is the archaeological museum of Saxony-Anhalt with Nebra Sky disk and Eulau family graves as highlights.
Vegetarian restaurant popular among the hippie crowd. Try the Arabic tomato soup, Greek vegetable stew, or Swiss chard coconut soup.
The township built by the GDR in the 80s to house chemical plant workers. It is a poignant example of East German architecture.
The Halloren Chocolate Factory is the oldest in Germany. The origins date back to the founding of a honey cake bakery in 1804.
Self-service restaurant with view over market square. Offers breakfast, cold and hot lunch buffet, daily specials, cakes.
Run by a Christian mission. Soft carpet, well furnished, stained glass windows in the lounge. Beautiful dining hall.
Old Castle that's now been converted into an art school. Is right on the Saale river. Great views of the city.
Late Gothic cathedral where Luther preached. Contains Luther's death mask. Handel was baptized here.
Great German restaurant and private brewery that boasts having served Mikhail Gorbachev.
Former Royal Customs Office. Gym and saunas. Some rooms have river view.
Waterfront terrace. Serves everything from pasta to schnitzel to steak.
Has an all-you-can-eat special on Tuesday and Sunday nights for €16.
4 star hotel that caters to the business crowd. Pool, gym, sauna.
Select your ingredients that get put into your stir fry.
Located in an old villa in the city center.
Formerly the Best Western Grand City Hotel
Really nice murals in the suites. Sauna.