Zeitz

Where is Zeitz ?

The old town Zeitz is situated on the river Weiße Elster in the middle of the triangle of the federal states Saxony-Anhalt,Thuringia and Saxony.

Zeitz was first recorded under the name Cici in the synode of Ravenna in 967. Between 968 and 1028 Zeitz was a bishops residence which has later been layed to Naumburg. But since the end of the 13th century the bishops were again residing in their castle to Zeitz. Zeitz has a lot of sights to offer which are predominantly situated along the "Street of Romanic".

There are about 30;000 inhabitants, 45% are Protestants. The town is situated on the "Romanic Street" (Romanik Straße)and offers many pretty sights.


Schloß Moritzburg
Pedestrian area
Michaeliskirche
 
Wendische Straße
Top photograph: Schloß Moritzburg
Bottom photograph: Friedensplatz

To know more about Zeitz, visit the official website of the town either in English or in German (you will find more information in the German version) :

http://zeitz.de/en/index.html
http://zeitz.de/