Weißenfels is a small town in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, located on the banks of the Saale River. The town is best known as the birthplace of the composer Georg Friedrich Händel. Weißenfels also has a long and rich history, dating back to the 9th century. The town is home to a variety of interesting historical sites, including the Weißenfels Palace, the St. George's Church, and the Ducal Palace. The town is also home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and pubs, making it a great place to spend a day or two.