17 Sights in Eisenach, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Eisenach, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Eisenach, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Eisenach

1. Landestheater Eisenach

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The Landestheater Eisenach is a theatre in the Thuringian city of Eisenach. It has the ballet and young drama divisions. With effect from 1 January 2009, it was transferred to the Kulturstiftung Meiningen-Eisenach and since then has been partly used by the Staatstheater Meiningen, which offers opera, operetta, musical, ballet/dance theatre, drama, youth and children's theatre, puppet theatre and concerts in its repertoire. The Landestheater Eisenach cooperates with the Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha-Eisenach and the Theater Rudolstadt, among others.

Wikipedia: Landestheater Eisenach (DE)

2. Wartburg

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The Wartburg is a castle originally built in the Middle Ages. It is situated on a precipice of 410 meters (1,350 ft) to the southwest of and overlooking the town of Eisenach, in the state of Thuringia, Germany. It was the home of St. Elisabeth of Hungary, the place where Martin Luther translated the New Testament of the Bible into German, the site of the Wartburg festival of 1817 and the supposed setting for the possibly legendary Sängerkrieg. It was an important inspiration for Ludwig II when he decided to build Neuschwanstein Castle.

Wikipedia: Wartburg (EN), Website, Heritage Website

3. Georgenkirche

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The Georgenkirche is the town and main church of Eisenach, centrally located in the southern area of the market. Martin Luther preached here during the Reformation, making it one of the oldest Protestant places of worship ever. Johann Sebastian Bach was baptized in it. It served temporarily as a court church and was the episcopal church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Thuringia until the merger of the Protestant church provinces of Saxony and Thuringia into the Evangelical Church in Central Germany on 1 January 2009.

Wikipedia: Georgenkirche (Eisenach) (DE)

4. Bachhaus Eisenach

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The Bach House in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, is a museum dedicated to the composer Johann Sebastian Bach who was born in the city. On its 600 m2 it displays around 250 original exhibits, among them a Bach music autograph. The core of the building complex is a half-timbered house, ca. 550 years old, which was mistakenly identified as Bach's birth house in the middle of the 19th century. In 1905, the Leipzig-based Neue Bachgesellschaft acquired the building. In 1907, it was opened as the first Bach museum.

Wikipedia: Bach House (Eisenach) (EN), Website

5. Cranach-Denkmal

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The Cranach monument on Wartburgallee, below Wartburg Castle in the southern district of Eisenach, commemorates Hans Lucas von Cranach (1855–1929), an important patron of Eisenach culture, co-founder of the Wartburg Foundation, the Thuringian Museum and the Reuter-Wagner Museum. He was an orderly officer of the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Carl-Alexander, and initially in his service from 1894 to 1929 castle captain of the Wartburg.

Wikipedia: Cranach-Denkmal (Eisenach) (DE)

6. Wingolfsdenkmal

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The Wingolfsdenkmal, located on the Pfarrberg in the center of Eisenach, is the central place of remembrance of the fallen of the Wingolfsbund, the oldest umbrella organization of Christian student fraternities. Originally erected to commemorate the fallen brothers in the German-French War of 1870/71, it now also commemorates the victims of the two world wars. In 2003, the monument, including the staircase, was extensively renovated.

Wikipedia: Wingolfsdenkmal (DE)

7. Ärztedenkmal

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The medical monument in Eisenach was erected in 1926 in memory of the German doctors who died in the First World War. In 1997, it was reconstructed on the occasion of the 100th German Medical Congress in Eisenach and has now been dedicated by the German Medical Association to "all doctors who have been victims of war, terror and tyranny in the exercise of their profession".

Wikipedia: Ärztedenkmal (DE)

8. Stadtschloss Eisenach

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The Eisenach City Palace is a castle on the north side of the market square of the city of Eisenach in Thuringia, Germany. It was the residence of the Dukes of Saxe-Eisenach and later a residence of the Grand Dukes of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Today it houses offices of the city administration (cultural office), the Eisenach city archive and, since 1931, the Thuringian Museum.

Wikipedia: Stadtschloss Eisenach (DE)

9. Das goldene M

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Mariental is the name of a street and a valley in Eisenach in the Wartburgkreis district of Thuringia, Germany. The road is part of Bundesstraße 19 and is named after the valley in which it runs in a north-south direction. As the southern continuation of the Wartburgallee, it is the most important entrance and exit road of Eisenach in the direction of southern Thuringia.

Wikipedia: Mariental (Eisenach) (DE)

10. St. Georg-Brunnen

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The Georgsbrunnen – also known as the "Gülden-Manns-Brunnen" – is a running fountain built in 1549 in the Wartburg town of Eisenach in Thuringia and a monument to the city's history. It commemorates the city's patron saint St. George and was also a symbol of the city's market jurisdiction in the late Middle Ages.

Wikipedia: Georgsbrunnen (Eisenach) (DE)

11. Automobile Welt Eisenach

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Automobile Welt Eisenach is a car museum located in the old East German town of Eisenach adjacent to the banks of the Hörsel river. It is situated on the old Automobilwerk Eisenach factory site, one of the world's oldest, and opened as a museum in 2005 utilising building O2 from 1936.

Wikipedia: Automobile Welt Eisenach (EN), Website

12. Burschenschaftsdenkmal

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The fraternity monument in the south of Eisenach on the Göpelskuppe is the war memorial for the 87 fraternities who died in the German-French War of 1870/71. It was also erected in 1902 as a national monument of the German fraternity to commemorate the founding of the German Empire.

Wikipedia: Burschenschaftsdenkmal (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

13. St. Elisabeth

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Elisabeth is located in Eisenach in the Thuringian Wartburgkreis. It is the parish church of the parish of St. Elisabeth Eisenach in the deanery of Meiningen of the Diocese of Erfurt. It bears the patronage of St. Elizabeth of Thuringia.

Wikipedia: St. Elisabeth (Eisenach) (DE), Website

14. Lutherdenkmal

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The Luther monument in Eisenach on Karlsplatz was inaugurated in 1895. The monument honors the reformer Martin Luther, who stayed at Wartburg Castle near Eisenach from 1521 to 1522. It was created by the sculptor Adolf von Donndorf.

Wikipedia: Lutherdenkmal (Eisenach) (DE)

15. Denkmal zur Geschichte der Deutschen Arbeiterbewegung

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The Monument to the History of the German Workers' Movement at the Eisenach Party Congress Memorial 1869 – also known under the propagandistic working title Party – Force of Class – is a monument in the city of Eisenach.

Wikipedia: Denkmal zur Geschichte der deutschen Arbeiterbewegung an der Gedenkstätte Eisenacher Parteitag 1869 (DE)

16. Schwarzer Brunnen

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The Black Fountain in the Wartburg town of Eisenach is a running fountain built in 1817 and a monument to the city's history. It commemorates the gunpowder explosion that occurred here on the evening of September 1, 1810.

Wikipedia: Schwarzer Brunnen (Eisenach) (DE)

17. Villa Pflugensberg

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The villa on the Pflugensberg is a listed villa in the center of the city of Eisenach in Thuringia. Until 2008 it was the seat of the regional church office of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thuringia.

Wikipedia: Villa Pflugensberg (DE)


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