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Stendal is a town with approx. 41,500 inhabitants (2008), located in the region of Altmark in the north-east German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The city was founded in the middle in the 1100s – and was then a member of the powerful Hanseatic League.
Stendal is known for its many magnificent buildings from medieval times – including several churches. The foremost among these is St. Nicholas dome (also called Stone Valleys dome) and St. Marienkirche (with a total of 12 bells and a famous astronomical clock) – both from the 1400s. The latter church is located right on the beautiful Rathaus (Town Hall) – also from the 1400s, with a dominant Roland statue in front of the facade.
Among other historic sights in the old downtown, the two old gates Uenglinger Gate and Tangermünde Thu mentioned – both developed with powerful tower of bricks. It is also called the refectory, which represents the remains of an old Franciscan monastery, a popular destination.
One attraction of a different nature is the city zoo – Tiergarten Stendal – which opened in 1934.
Nearest international airport is Berlin-Tegel Airport , located approx. 140 km east of Stendal.