Mühlhausen developed from a 10th century imperial palace into a flourishing imperial and Hanseatic town. Today, the townscape is still characterised by the town wall, eleven Gothic churches and the town hall. When radical Reformer Thomas Müntzer preached here in 1524-1525, Mühlhausen became a focal point of the Reformation and the Peasants' War. From the 16th century onwards, writers and composers – most notably Johann Sebastian Bach – earned the town a reputation as a centre of Protestant church music. You can visit many sights!