The Romanesque style Wernigerode Castle was founded in the 12th century and was used as a hunting lodge by the old emperors of Germany. It has changed architecturally from Neo-Gothic, to a Renaissance fortress and by the 18th century into a Baroque masterpiece.
Harz Steam Train
Anyone who likes train travel, beautiful scenery and history will love the Harz Narrow Gauge Railways. It takes you across the beautiful picturesque scenery of the Harz. A trip on a steam train is a delightful experience whatever your age and each year more than a million passengers take pleasure in the romance of steam railway.