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Guided Sightseeing Tours
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Explore Weimar in Germany with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.Individual Sights in Weimar
Sight 1: Herderhaus
The former home of the theologian and philosopher Johann Gottfried Herder is located in the center of the old town of Weimar at Herderplatz 8, to the left behind the city church of St. Peter and Paul, called "Herderkirche" for short, where he worked until his death as senior pastor and general superintendent of the Duchy of Saxe-Weimar.
Sight 2: Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul
The church of St Peter and Paul in Weimar, Germany, is also known as Herderkirche after Johann Gottfried Herder. It is the most important church building of the town, and is called Stadtkirche, opposed to the courtly Schloßkirche. It has been the church of a Lutheran parish since 1525, after the Reformation. The church is part of the World Heritage Site Classical Weimar, together with other sites affiliated with the Weimar Classicism movement. Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1998, these sites bear testimony to the cultural importance of Weimar during the late 18th and 19th centuries and the outstanding architecture that arose in response to the cultural values of the time.
Sight 3: municipality, temporary place of Lord Mayor
The Wilhelm-Ernst-Gymnasium is a secondary school on Herderplatz 14 in Weimar, Germany. Founded in 1712 by Duke William Ernest of Saxe-Weimar, it is the oldest school building in the city. Numerous notable figures such as Johann Gottfried Herder, Johann Heinrich Voss, Friedrich Wilhelm Riemer and Johann Karl August Musäus studied here. It is a designated historic site and is one of the few secular buildings of the pre-classical period still remaining in Weimar. It is prominently located in the urban center and is one of three sites forming the UNESCO World Heritage Site Classical Weimar, created in 1998.
Sight 4: Adam-Mickiewicz-Denkmal
The Adam Mickiewicz Monument is a bronze bust in Weimar, Germany.
Sight 5: Ilmpark
The Park an der Ilm is a large Landschaftspark in Weimar, Thuringia. It was created in the 18th century, influenced by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and has not been changed much, preserving a park of the period. It forms part of the World Heritage Site "Classical Weimar along with other sites across Weimar bearing testimony to the city's historical importance as a cultural hub during the Weimar Classicism movement in the late 18th and 19th centuries".
Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.
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