Halle, together with the neighbouring city of Leipzig, is one of the most important economic hubs in Saxony-Anhalt. Halle, as a transport hub, is incorporated into the Halle-Leipzig S-Bahn suburban train network. Companies such as the Halloren Chocolate Factory, Coca Cola and Dell Halle are based in the region. The MDR, the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung daily newspaper and both major private broadcasters 89.0 RTL and Radio Brocken have their head offices in Halle.
The lively university city, with Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and Leopoldina, welcomes its guests with historic sights, an exciting artistic and cultural landscape and a booming gastronomic and entertainment scene. The Kulturinsel (Culture Island), the Oper (opera house), the Thalia children's and youth theatre and the Staatskapelle Halle show modern productions.
In the area around Halle city there are nine nature reserves covering around 700 hectares. The lovely riverside landscape with its woods, lakes and beautiful river landscape is ideal for hikers, mountain bikers and walkers. Natural lakes such as Hufeisensee and Heidesee invite you to take a swim, a paddle and take part in numerous water sport activities. Experience canoeing, wild water rafting and rowing regattas along the river Saale. Equine sport fans can bet on the winner in the stunning Saaleaue with its legendary horse race track.
The museum's main attractuib us a show-demonstration of salt production line from collecting the brine to packing the salt. This event is held several times a year, using genuine 19th century techniques and machinery.
Today, the house where George Fredric Handel was born is a modern music museum and a meeting point for music fans from all over the world. The Handel House informs visitors about the life and work of the great baroque composer. The collection holds around 700 fully functional instruments from several centuries and about 1000 handwritten documents.
The Moritzburg Foundation Art Museum of the Region Saxony-Anhalt derives its name from the venerable walls where it resides. Some masterly architectural work made possible the construction of new aesthetic exhibition rooms and an exciting rapport between tradition and modernity. You will find there one of the most important exhibitions of Classic Modernism.
The castle Giebichenstein is the first of the numerous castles built along the Saale River. Built in the 12th century, the castle Giebichenstein has once been the seat of government of the archbishops of Magdeburg. Today, it is used to house the University of Art and Design.
TRYP by Wyndham Halle Hotel
Neustädter Passage 5
06122 Halle/ Saale