Schloss und Park Weimar-Belvedere, 99425 Weimar, Germany
About Schloss Belvedere
The castle Belvedere is a lushly landscaped pleasure palace complex near the city of Weimar. The entire complex, including the park with its many exotic plants, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998 as part of the “ Classic Weimar ” ensemble. The castle with its numerous outbuildings and a landscape park with an orangery is located on the Eichenleite near Weimar, a hill about four kilometers south of the city center.
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The model house Am Horn is an experimental house of the Bauhaus in Weimar. The reason for building this single house based on a design by Georg Muche was the first Bauhaus exhibition in 1923. It served as an object to show how the Bauhaus imagined future communal living and working. It should offer a practicable answer to the housing shortage, with modular, cost-effective construction, use-oriented floor plan and living comfort through modern technology.
The Park an der Ilm is the largest and best-known landscape park in Weimar. It has hardly been changed since it was built in the 18th century with the participation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, making it one of the best-preserved parks of classicism and romanticism. Its visual axes, the bridges over the Ilm arches, the varied park architecture, and the valuable trees, some of which come from overseas, are characteristic. The Impark is part of the “ Classic Weimar ” ensemble, which was approved
The Weimar Princely Crypt is the burial place of some members of the Saxon Weimar and Saxon Weimar-Eisenach houses in the historic cemetery in Weimar. Even Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller are buried in it. The crypt is owned by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998, together with the Historic Cemetery as part of the Classical Weimar ensemble.
Goethes Gartenhaus in the park on the Ilm in Weimar was a place of residence and work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Since 1998 it belongs as part of the ensemble " Classical Weimar " for UNESCO - World Heritage Site. The house is possibly a winegrower's house from the 16th century - a time when viticulture still played a major role in Weimar. In its time, the slope was more of an orchard or vegetable growing area. Today the garden house is set up as a museum.
Goethe house is the main house lived in by the writer, poet, and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe whilst in Weimar. He lived in this Frauenplan Baroque house for more than twenty years, from 1809 to his death in 1832. The interior is for the most part the way he left it. The living rooms, workroom, and library are all open to the public. The permanent exhibition of the National Museum places Goethe in the context of Weimar classicism in the late 18C and early 19C.
The Duchess Anna Amalia Library is a research center for European cultural and literary history around 1800. It preserves literary records from the 9th to the 21st century as sources of cultural history and for research, catalogs them by formal aspects and content, and makes them available for use. It today has approximately 850,000 volumes with a collection emphasis on German literature. Among its special collections is an important Shakespeare collection of approximately 10,000 volumes, as wel
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