"Weimar" Weimar by berlingirl84

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Weimar is one of the great cultural sites of Europe, having been home to such luminaries as Bach, Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Wieland and Liszt.

The tombs of Goethe and Schiller as well as their archives can be found in the city.

Apart from the Bauhaus University, Weimar puts up the "Liszt School of Music" and the "Duchess Anna Amalia Library" with it´s famous Rococo hall.

The most important monument to the classical period: The "National Goethe Museum".

Between sightseeing you can relax in seven country parks and numerous historical gardens - many of them are included on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

But Weimar is also connected to a dark chapter in German history.

The infamous Nazi concentration camp known as Buchenwald existed between 1937 and 1945 on Ettersberg, which is close by.


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  • Last visit to Weimar: Mar 2008
  • Intro Updated Oct 23, 2008
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2014 at 6:22 PM

    Quite a few interesting museums here!

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2010 at 1:14 AM

    very beautiful historical city

  • lotharlerch's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2008 at 9:05 PM

    Wertvolle Info. Ich muss leider gestehen, dass ich noch immer nicht in Weimar war obwohl mich dort noch viel mehr interessiert als Goethe und Schiller. Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

  • BillNJ's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2008 at 6:46 AM

    Goethe ist zehr gut (I am visiting Germany next month so I've been trying to learn some basics of the German language). Great page -- I especially love the tip about the potatoes in Kartoffelhaus. Best from New Jersey, Bill

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2008 at 10:40 PM

    Really good information, thank you.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Mar 26, 2008 at 11:48 AM

    Hallo, Stine! Ja, das ist ein hervorragender Ort! THANX!


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