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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Thuringia

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Historical Places in Thuringia

World heritage site · Castle
Wartburg Castle , Eisenach
Nestled in the mountains of Thuringia, Wartburg Castle served as the temporary refuge of Martin Luther from 1521 to 1522. He first translated
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Erfurt Cathedral , Erfurt
Erfurt Cathedral (German: Erfurter Dom, officially Hohe Domkirche St. Marien zu Erfurt, English: Cathedral Church of St Mary at Erfurt), also
World heritage site · Historic Site
Famous German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright Friedrich Schiller lived the final years of his life at Schillers Wohnhaus. Admire
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Duration: 2 hours
Welcome to Eisenach, that impressed even Goethe who called this hilly and small town a marvelous place. The town sits at the foot of Wartburg Castle, now one of Germany’s most famous castles and a Unesco World Heritage site and it is famous for its association with Martin Luther and Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia. Eisenach is also the birthplace of Johann Sebastian Bach, where he attended the same school as Martin Luther had. Let’s discover this and more in a walking tour where you can admire all the highlights of this charmingtown!
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Bachhaus , Eisenach
Serving as a museum to classical composer Johann Sebastian Bach, Bachhaus is a small Eisenach house originally thought to be the birthplace o
World heritage site · Castle
In 1724, Johann August Richter and Gottfried Heinrich Krohne designed the Schloss Belvedere as a pleasure house and summer residence for Duke
Tours from $1,705

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