Eisenach Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Eisenach

  • 1. Wartburg Castle

    Almost a castle village, spread out on a high hill top overlooking Eisenach. Here's where Martin Luther translated the New Testament from Latin to German in a very short time. I visited here in 2009...

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  • 2. Reuter-Wagner Museum

    One of the things I want to do next time I am in Eisenach is to go to the Reuter-Wagner Museum, which is said to have the second largest Richard Wagner...

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  • 3. The Bach House

    The Bach House in Eisenach is a 600-year-old house which for nearly 100 years has served as a museum and study center devoted to the life and works of the...

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  • 4. Bachhaus/ Bach museum

    When visiting Eisenach it is inevitable that you visit the town house where the Bach museum is situated. The myth is carefully kept alive that 'it is said to...

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  • 5. Narrow House

    Whenever I visit a new place I always try to find the Tourist Information office to get some suggestions or at least some tourist brochures about the visited...

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  • 6. Bach house

    J.S. was associated with many German towns, but Eisenach as his birthplace and the place where he spent his childhood years, takes a special position in his...

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  • 7. The Nicholas gate and church

    The Nicholas Gate and adjacent Nicholas church make a very photogenic couple.The church dating back to 1180 is said to be the last Romanesque church built in...

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  • 8. St George's church

    I entered St. George's church just because it was on our way across the market square, only then did I realize its significance.St. George's church is strictly...

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  • 9. Eisenach

    Althugh the Wartburg castle is undoubtedly the greatest tourist attraction of Eisenach, the city itself is also worth visiting. After all, it was a birthplace...

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  • 10. Luther room

    It is so exciting to visit new places, whether they are famous or not. I love admiring different styles and looking for architectural features and details that...

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  • 11. The Elizabeth bower

    One of the rooms on the ground floor of the Palas is called the Elizabeth bower. Architecturally, it looks similar to other roooms on the floor - it has vaulted...

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  • 12. The Grand Hall (Banquet hall)

    The Grand Hall is the biggest hall of the Palas. With approximate 350 square metres it extends over the entire length and width of the Palace. The room was...

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  • 13. The Hall of Minstrels

    One of the best known rooms in the Palas is the Hall of Minstrels. The reason for its fame is the legendary Sangerkrieg - singing contest.At the beginning of...

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  • 14. The oldest part of Wartburg

    The oldest part of the castle is the Palas dating back to the 12th century. It used to house the landgraves' private quarters besides official ones. Its...

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  • 15. lovely halftimbered houses

    Eisenach is full of lovely halftimbered houses, because after WW II there was not enough money in the former DDR to build new, modern houses, so they had to...

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  • 16. Alte Stadtapotheke

    Alte Stadtapotheke was one of my favorite buildings in the centre of Eisenach. It is the oldest pharmacy of town, a lovely building beautifully decorated with...

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  • 17. Karlsplatz

    Karlsplatz is a beautiful square with a park in the middle and inside that park you will find the monument for Martin Luther. Karlsplatz is surrounded by lots...

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  • 18. Marktbrunnen / Georgsbrunnen

    Marktbrunnen / Georgsbrunnen dates back to the year 1549 and was made by Hans Leonhard. On top of the fountain you will see Holy Georg, patron of...

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  • 19. Rathaus / the townhall

    The townhall of Eisenach was built in renaissance-style in 1564, it has an interesting tower and some nice stone-reliefs at the base of the tower. Ratskeller is...

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  • 20. Nicolaikirche

    Nicolaikirche is dating back to the year 1180 and it used to be the basilica for the benedictinian monastery untill the reformation. The romanic church has 3...

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  • 21. Nicolaitor

    Nicolaitor, dating back to the year 1100 is the only remain of the medieval townwall of Eisenach. There used to be 5 such towngates and Nicolaitor is the only...

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  • 22. Festsaal was the inspiration for Ludwig II

    These are some more of the most important highlights of the guided tour through the Wartburg : 1)Der Festsaal der Wartburg is the large hall at the top of the...

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  • 23. a guided tour through Wartburg

    For the interior of the Wartburg-palace you have to attend a guided tour and the 1st problem will be that you will have to queue up next to the Ritterbad and...

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  • 24. Nikolaikirche - St. Nicholas' Church

    The Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas' Church) stands on Karlsplatz (Karl square), at the Eastern end of the old town. It was built in 1180 in the Romanesque style...

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  • 25. House at Johannisplatz

    A beautiful building with a marvellous facade. Not only houses with timber frame facades are worth to see but also this building from 1909 as can be read in...

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