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Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

Gartenstraße, 98528 Schmiedefeld am Rennsteig, Germany

Botanical Gardens

About Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

The Rennsteiggarten Oberhof is a botanical garden for mountain flora on the Rennsteig near Oberhof in the Thuringian Forest.  The Rennsteig Garden shows almost 4,000 different plant species from the mountains of Europe, Asia, North and South America, New Zealand, and the Arctic region on an area of ​​seven hectares.



Attractions near Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

Großer Beerberg7.25km from Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

The Great Beerberg is a remnant of a volcano that was active over 250 million years ago and is 982.9  m above sea level. NHN  the highest elevation in the Thuringian Forest and Thuringia. It is located between the three districts of Suhl Heidersbach, Goldlauter, and Gehlberg and consists of rhyolite. The mountain did not belong entirely to the Free State of Thuringia until 1945. This may be related to the fact that its status as the highest mountain in Thuringia has not yet got around everywhere

Kickelhahn8.33km from Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

The Kickelhahn is an 861.1 m above sea level. NThe Kickelhahn is an 861.1  m above sea level. NHN high mountain on the northern edge of the central Thuringian Forest. It is the local mountain of the city of Ilmenau in Thuringia. The visits of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and other personalities gave the Kickelhahn a certain cultural and historical significance.  On the Kickelhahn there is an observation tower from 1855, a Telekom tower, a transmission mast, the Goethe House, the foundations of a

Thuringian Forest Nature Park16.5km from Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

Thuringian Forest is regarded as the “Greenheart” of Germany.  The region is an upland paradise that covers approximately 4,700 sq kilometers that are blanketed with fantastic woodlands. It is covered with an unexploited forest that brings life to diverse flora and fauna. The residents and the visitors who come here get to enjoy the fresh and unpolluted air that freshly originates from the vegetation covering the forest.

Oberweißbacher Bergbahn23km from Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

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.

Fröbelturm24.39km from Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

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.

Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg27.96km from Rennsteiggarten Oberhof

Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg in the town of Schmalkalden was a secondary residence of the Landgrave of Hesse. It is one of the most important Renaissance complexes in Central Germany, which has hardly undergone any structural changes to date and has been preserved in almost its original state. One of the majestic buildings in this area which was famous for its architectural works.

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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".