Magdeburg is the capital city of the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, lies on the Elbe River and was one of the most important medieval cities of Europe. The 1200 year old capital city has a rich and colourful past, but is also a modern and thriving metropolis with many beautiful sights and attractions.
Magdeburg Cathedral and the Monastery of Our Lady are among the many historically important buildings highlighting a wealth of cultural attractions. New buildings such as the Waterway Junction and the Hundertwasserhaus have become further architectural gems in the crown of the capital city.
Port Location - The port is located on the Elbe river.
Transport Links - Magdeburg is well-connected to international airports which are located in Berlin (ca. 150km), Hanover (ca. 150km) and Leipzig/ Halle (ca. 100km)Magdeburg Airport is for short-hop business flights and private traffic only.
Buses to many locations in Saxony-Anhalt arrive and depart from the central bus station. The Zentrale Omnibusbahnhof Magdeburg (ZOB) or central bus station is situated next to the central station and within a few minutes walk from the city centre.
The central station is located in the city centre. Magdeburg is linked to the ICE/IC network of the German Rail.