Magdeburg is an Elbe River cruise port and the capital city of Germany's Saxony-Anhalt state. By population (around 235,000), the city is ranked state's 2nd largest (after Halle-Saale).
The city has two renown universities - Otto-von-Guericke Universitat (opened 1993) and Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal (opened 1991, of Applied Sciences). The city is also a major industrial and trade center, specializing in steel prodiction, chemical products, textiles, paper, plant and mechanical engineering, ecotechnologies, export and logistics, healthcare industry.
Among Magdeburg's best-know landmarks and tourist attractions are Magdeburger Dom ((Germany's first Gothic Cathedral), Unser Lieben Frauen (former monastery / now museum), Johanniskirche (church), Magdeburger Reiter (statue), Town Hall (Renaissance building), Landtag von Sachsen-Anhalt (building complex at Domplatz / Cathedral Square), Rotehornpark (200-hectares nature park), Elbauenpark (100-hectares family and leisure park), Gruson-Gewachshauser (botanical garden), Kanalbrucke Magdeburg (Water Bridge, Europe's longest navigable aqueduct / 106 m / 348 ft, with air-draft 90 m), Grune Zitadelle (2005-opened building housing shops, cafe, restaurant, theater, ART hotel, nursery, plus apartments, practices, offices).
Magdeburg is also famous for its Christmas Market - a holiday travel destination attracting over 1,5 million visitors each year. Other popular public events are Stadtfest, Europafest, Christopher Street Day (European LGBT demonstration).
Port Magdeburg cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Magdeburg, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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