Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg
Schlossbezirk 1, 07407 Rudolstadt, Germany
About Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg
Heidecksburg Palace is the former residence of the princes of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt in Thuringia Rudolstadt and lies, the cityscape dominant, some 60 meters above the old town. Today the Thuringian State Museum Heidecksburg and the Thuringian State Archives Rudolstadt are housed in the castle.
Attractions near Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg
The Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes are colorful caves full of stalactites and stalagmites. Once a slate mining pit known as Jeremias luck, the beautiful grottoes were declared the “most colorful grottoes of the world” by the Guinness Book of Records. They have long been famous for their countless colorful mineral formations
The Oberweißbacher Bergbahn is a railway line in the Thuringian Slate Mountains. Since 1922 it has connected the Obstfelderschmiede stop on the Schwarzatalbahn with the community of Cursdorf. The railway consists of a 1.351-kilometer wide-gauge funicular railway and an adjoining 2.635-kilometer long, standard-gauge, and electrified adhesion line. The latter is often referred to as a flat section to distinguish it from the cable car.
The Fröbelturm is a high 29,75 m observation tower near the city of Mountain Oberweißenbach in the Thuringian mountains. It was erected in the years 1888–1890 on the summit of the 784.2 m high Kirchberg by the Thuringian Forest Association as a token of thanks for Friedrich Froebel, the founder of the kindergartens. There is a restaurant in an annex.
Leuchtenburg Castle towers 400 meters high above the valley, visible from far afield. This castle complex is almost 1000 years old and here you can feel the breath of history and discover internationally renowned architecture. it currently houses the Bavarian State Ministry of Finance. It was once home to the Leuchtenberg Gallery on the first floor.
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.
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.
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