City Logo of Bautzen
aerial view of the historic city centre


Things worth knowing about an almost 1000 year-old town

You can see and experience a lot in Bautzen. Above all, it is renowned for its historical town centre with its skyline of mediaeval towers. Bautzen is the centre of the Upper Lusatia (Oberlausitz). The uniqueness of the city lies in the variety of its attractions - the well-preserved and painstakingly restored historical old-town, interesting German and Sorbian cultures and the surrounding countryside which offers the visitor a wide diversity of landscapes and leisure activities. Our City on the river Spree, with its growing business and service sector has become an attractive, modern centre for living, working and visiting.