Markneukirchen Tourism

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Markneukirchen is a town in the Vogtlandkreis district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, close to the Czech border. It lies in between the Erzgebirge and the Fichtelgebirge in the Elstergebirge, 24 km (14.9 mi) southeast of Plauen, and 14 km (8.7 mi) northeast of Asch (Czech Republic). Markneukirchen is the main town of the small musical instrument-making region, known for four centuries for high quality brass and string instruments. Within this small locality, 113 different enterprises are involved in making musical instruments. They rely on traditional methods but sell all over the world. The town is home to the Museum of Musical Instruments founded in 1883 by Paul Otto Apian-Bennewitz. It hosts an annual International Instrumental Competition and master classes. Since 1993 the competition has been a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions. Arnold Voigt worked in the town for most of his life.

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Is Markneukirchen in Germany on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Markneukirchen is Leipzig. Attractions in Leipzig include Leipzig Zoo, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church. Also, to reach Markneukirchen, you'll have to take a flight to Leipzig; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Markneukirchen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Markneukirchen

    Know the pollution level of Markneukirchen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Markneukirchen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Markneukirchen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Markneukirchen.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Markneukirchen - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 77.34 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.99 (High)
    • Pollution Index 30.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 51.46 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.18 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 52.08 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Markneukirchen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Markneukirchen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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