Merseburg Castle, a former royal palace, bishop's seat and ducal residence, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.


Coat of Arms of Merseburg

Merseburg in Saxony-Anhalt is one of the oldest towns in central Germany. It was an early Königspfalz and later the capital of the Duchy of Saxe-Merseburg. It is well known for its palace with an attached cathedral and the Merseburg charms, two medieval magic spells written in Old High German.