Zittau the most southeast county town of Germany lays in the border triangle
Germany-Poland-Czech Republic. The city centre with the city hall, the small shops and the churches invites to a city
stroll. Many imposing Renaissance houses and baroque houses are worth seeing. They tell of the past of the city richest
once of the 6 cities alliance. The city hall was built between in 1840-1845 after plans by Karl Friedrich Schinkel and
today is a worth seeing centre of the market.
A huge number of wells of different time epochs, distributes in the whole town, invite for staying. The flower clock, a
known landmark, appears at every season in a changed image.
A specific feature is Zittauer fasting cloth( Fastentuch) from 1472. The 8.20-m-high and 6.80-m-wide linen cloth with 90
pictures from the old person and New Testament is a unique textile and one of the most important art treasures of the
outgoing Middle Ages. In a 7-m-wide and 9-m-high glass cabinet it is to be visited in the church "Zum Heiligen Kreuz"
to the holy cross ").