Culture Line 7
Along the Culture Line 7 you can explore a number of cultural sites and institutions. Here, we have compiled a selection of points of interest.
You can find more information and details about other stations along the route in the flyer “Kulturlinie 7” which is available at no cost in all HAVAG SERVICE CENTRES, in the customer centre of the municipal utilities (Stadtwerke), or for download as PDF at the bottom of this page.
Tram Stop Talstraße
Art Exhibition Hall Kunsthalle “Talstraße”
A meeting place where art exhibitions, readings, and discussions about art and politics are held.
Address: Talstraße 23, 06120 Halle (Saale)
Legendary hidden cave at the banks of the Saale River in the direction of the Kröllwitz hospital.
Tram Stop Burg Giebichenstein
The oldest of the castles on the Saale River, Giebichenstein was first mentioned in the year 961. Today, part of the art department of the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design is located at the premises.
Address: Seebener Straße 1, 06114 Halle (Saale)
Historical Tram Museum
Historical trams and buses are renovated with great attention to detail and exhibited here.
Address: Seebener Straße 191, 06114 Halle (Saale)
The promenade along the Saale River from the Giebichenstein castle to the Peißnitz Island, named after mayor Richard Robert Rive (1864–1947).
Tram Stop Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte
State Museum of Prehistory
One of the most important archaeological museums in Central Europe with over ten million finds, among others, the Nebra sky disc.
Address: Richard-Wagner-Straße 9, 06114 Halle (Saale)
Tram Stop Moritzburgring
Moritzburg Castle with the Art Museum of the State of Saxony-Anhalt
The youngest of the castles on the Saale river is a late-Gothic castle with modern elements. In the west wing there are collections of modern and contemporary art.
Address: Friedemann-Bach-Platz 5, 06108 Halle (Saale)
Kleine Ulrichstraße and Universitätsring
In the streets of the old town you can relax in the various cafés, bars, and restaurants.
For over 300 years the Botanical Garden of the Martin Luther University has exhibited a collection of about 12,000 plants. The entrance is at Große Wallstraße.
Address: Am Kirchtor 3, 06108 Halle (Saael)
University Square and Culture Island
The University Square forms the beautiful centre of the Martin Luther University, one of the oldest universities in Germany. The Kulturinsel (“Culture Island”) is a city block that houses the New Theatre (Neues Theater) and the puppet theatre.
Address: Große Ulrichstraße 51, 06108 Halle (Saale)
Tram Stop Marktplatz
An 84-metre tall, free-standing bell tower built in 1506 with the largest carillon of Europe and the second-largest in the world. Together with the Market Church it forms the silhouette of the five towers, the landmark of the city.
Market Church of Our Dear Lady
This church is a three-nave hall church with late-Romanesque east towers and late-Gothic west towers. Martin Luther preached here three times. The large organ was inaugurated by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Address: An der Marienkirche 2, 06108 Halle (Saale)
Händel House and Music Museum
The birthplace of Georg Friedrich Händel is also the music museum of Halle. The permanent exhibition “Händel – the European” is always worth a visit.
Address: Große Nikolaistraße 5, 06108 Halle (Saale)
This cathedral without towers was constructed between 1271 and 1330 and is the oldest remaining church building in Halle. Due to the excellent acoustics the church is a favourite location for concerts and theatre plays.
Address: Domstraße 5, 06108 Halle (Saale)
Tram Stop Franckeplatz
The Francke Foundations are a historical school town (founded by August-Hermann Francke (1663–1727)) with the largest frame house in Europe.
Address: Franckeplatz 1, 06110 Halle (Saale)
Church St. Moritz
St. Moritz is the oldest late-Gothic church in Halle with a notable organ and late-Gothic stone sculptures.
Address: An der Moritzkirche 8, 06108 Halle (Saale)
The Beatles Museum is the largest Beatles exhibition worldwide.
Address: Alter Markt 12, 06108 Halle (Saale)
Tram Stop Grenzstraße
Halloren Chocolate Museum
This museum at Germany’s oldest chocolate factory features noteworthy facts from 3,500 years of cocoa and chocolate history.
Address: Delitzscher Straße 70, 06112 Halle (Saale)
Culture Line 7
Information about sights along the Culture Line 7 (in German)