Magdeburg is situated in central northern Germany, in the region known as Saxony-Anhalt. The city was an important station of the Holy Roman Empire, and now occupies a prominent position in modern German society. The architecture of Magdeburg is one of the most striking features of city, blending large communist style structures akin to those in East Berlin, along with beautiful churches and intricate contemporary designs such as the Jahrtausendturm. Car hire in Magdeburg is recommended as you'’re at an important intersection between Berlin, Halle and Hanover. Hiring a car in Magdeburg is available from the city’s airport, the railway station and the city centre itself.