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Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

Schlosspl. 1, 99867 Gotha, Germany

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About Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

The peace flintlock in Gotha is an early Baroque palace complex on the site of the 1567 demolished castle Grimmenstein. It is the largest palace in Germany from the 17th century and is now home to a large number of museums and art collections. The palace complex today houses several museums. It is also notable for hosting the Ekhof-Theater, one of the oldest theatres in operation in Germany, still featuring the original Baroque machinery for changing the scenery.



Attractions near Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

Marienglashöhle cave14.75km from Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

The Marienglashöhle is a show cave in the Thuringian Forest. For the most part, it is not a natural cave but mainly consists of cavities that were created by gypsum and copper mining. That is why it is also run as a show mine. The cave, registered as a geological natural monument, lies in the middle between the two villages of Friedrichroda and Bad Tabarz . There is a large parking lot near her on Bundesstraße 88 and a Thuringian Forest Railway stop named after her.

Großer Inselsberg19.76km from Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

The Große Inselsberg - south of the Rennsteig , "Großer Inselberg" is the more common spelling - is 916.5  m above sea level. NHN a striking, wooded, and much-visited mountain in the Thuringian Forest in the Thuringian districts of Gotha and Schmalkalden-Meiningen. The mountain is the highest in the northwestern half of the Middle Thuringian Forest and after the Great Beerberg. For over 1000 years it has marked historical borders - currently between the district of Gotha and the district of Schm

Egapark20.63km from Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

The egapark in Erfurt , with an area of ​​36 hectares, is one of the largest garden and leisure parks in Germany. The park area is located in the southwest of the city on the 265-meter high Cyriaksberg. Emerging from a former city fortress, the area was redesigned as a public green area from 1885 and further expanded in the following period. The entry-based facility, which is open all year round, combines various exhibition halls, plant showrooms, themed gardens and relaxation areas.

Petersberg Citadel22.26km from Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

The Petersberg Citadel is a unique ensemble illustrating European fortress architecture in the 17th to 19th century. It has a Baroque core. From 1815, there was neo-Prussian modernization work, of which the defense barracks and artillery wagon houses have survived.  The citadel was built on the site of a medieval Benedictine Monastery and the earliest parts of the complex date from the 12th century. It is now the home of the German Horticulture Museum.

Erfurt Cathedral22.54km from Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

Erfurt Cathedral is an impressive Gothic cathedral with some Romanesque parts situated on a hillside in Erfurt. Inside are many important art masterpieces. It  is the largest and oldest church building in the Thuringian city of Erfurt, central Germany. It is the episcopal seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erfurt. One of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and  also a tourist spot too.

Fischmarkt22.95km from Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

The Fischmarkt, or literally in Italian Fish Market Square, is the central square of the city of Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia, Germany.  In the Middle Ages, various markets were held here, and slowly the area developed to become the hub and social center of the city. In fact, in 1275 a first Town Hall was built on the eastern side. During 2013 the square was completely restored and pedestrianized.

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Thuringia is known for its quartet of magnificent ancient cities and Wartburg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Because of its vast mountainous and forested region, it is also designated as "the green heart of Germany".