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Weimarer Fürstengruft

Am Poseckschen Garten, 99423 Weimar, Germany

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About Weimarer Fürstengruft

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.



Attractions near Weimarer Fürstengruft

Goethe's House0.59km from Weimarer Fürstengruft

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.

Park an der Ilm0.66km from Weimarer Fürstengruft

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

Schiller-Museum0.75km from Weimarer Fürstengruft

The Schillerhaus Weimar is a museum operated by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar in the former home of Friedrich Schiller in Weimar. In 1988 the new building of the Schiller Museum was built behind the residential building, which is now used for special and changing exhibitions of the Weimar Classic Foundation.  As part of the “ Classic Weimar ” ensemble, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998.

Weimarhaus0.75km from Weimarer Fürstengruft

The Weimar Haus is a private, commercial museum on the history of the city of Weimar from the Stone Age to the Weimar Classic. The individual epochs are presented in dioramas by wax figures with elaborate light installations and appropriate background noise. The museum is located on Schillerstrasse.  In the Weimar House, tourists can also rent pocket computers as electronic signposts with explanations for a city ​​tour.

Duchess Anna Amalia Library0.8km from Weimarer Fürstengruft

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

Goethes Gartenhaus0.87km from Weimarer Fürstengruft

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.

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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".