Here is an overview of the most important and best known sites in and around Weimar. We hope you enjoy browsing ad visiting. With its central location at the Goetheplatz, the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Grand Hotel Russischer Hof in Weimar is ideally placed as the starting point of your excursions.

Goehe House

Weimar

Goethe spent most of his life in this house built in 1709. For almost 50 years, he lived here at the Frauenplan; his home is now recognised as one of the outstanding monuments of Weimar's classical age.

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Schiller House

Weimar

After his professorship at the University of Jena, Schiller moved to Weimar with his family in 1799. He took residence in the house on the Esplanade, now the Schillerstrasse pedestrianised zone in the town centre.

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German National Theatre

Weimar

The performance of comedies long predates the building of a proper theatre, but on 7 May 1791, the prestigious theatre finally opened its doors. The name of its first artistic director: Goethe - who else?

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Goethe-Schiller Monument

Weimar

This is undoubtedly one of the most well-known monuments in Germany. On 4 September 1857, the monument created by the Dresden sculpton Ernst Rietschel was unveiled right outside the Weimar theatre.

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Russischer Hof Weimar
Hotel Russischer Hof Betriebs AG + Co. KG
Grand Hotel Russischer Hof
Goetheplatz 2
99423 Weimar

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