Where to eat

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Brauhaus Wittenberg. Markt 6, Wittenberg, 011-49-3491433130, brauhaus-wittenberg.de

This three-story brew­ery sits in a stun­ning 16th-cen­tury court­yard just off the main drag and serves hearty Ger­man fare as well as “Luther rolls” with beef, onions, gravy and dumplings. En­trees run from about $11 to $17.

Ju­den­strasse 35, Wittenberg, 011-49-3491-62830, luther2017.de/en/ex­pe­ri­ence/ places/city-church-wittenberg

Of­ten called the “Mother Church of the Ref­or­ma­tion,” this is the old­est build­ing in town and is where Luther gave more than 2,000 ser­mons. Don’t miss Lu­cas Cranach’s four-pan­eled al­tar­piece de­pict­ing Luther, Me­lanchthon and the painter him­self in bib­li­cal con­texts. Free ad­mis­sion with do­na­tion sug­gested. Open Mon­day through Satur­day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sun­day, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. English lan­guage au­dio guides and guided tours can be ar­ranged at the Tourist In­for­ma­tion Of­fice at Schloss­platz 2. These web­sites are each packed with his­tor­i­cal in­for­ma­tion, itin­er­ar­ies and help­ful tid­bits to help you plan your trip to Wittenberg and the other towns in Ger­many cel­e­brat­ing the 500th an­niver­sary of the Ref­or­ma­tion: visit-luther.com, r2017.org and ger­many.travel/en/spe­cials/luther/luther.html.

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