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  • Tourist information Eisenach Germany: Markt 2, 99817 Eisenach, for more infos on Eisenach attractions - s. right pictures of Eisenach
  • Attractions in Eisenach and sights near Eisenach Germany: Hiking in nature park Thuringian Forest, visits at three castles 'Drei Gleichen'
  • Wartburg attractions Eisenach: The castle's interior can only be seen on guided tours, taking place year round
  • Events Eisenach Germany: in March the spring festival 'Sommergewinn' and the 'Thuringian Bach weeks' belonging to the attractions of Eisenach
  • World Heritage attractions around Eisenach Germany: Wartburg Castle near Eisenach and day trips from Eisenach to Weimar with Goethe and Schiller places

Eisenach attractions - the Wartburg city is full of culture, legends and history

Eisenach Germany in the state Thuringia - many attractions of Eisenach and especially the Wartburg Castle near Eisenach make that town to a real magnet for tourists.
The impressive castle complex perched on a hill above Eisenach Germany got the title of an UNESCO World Heritage - not least because of the great reformer Martin Luther, who translated the bible into German, the work of the Holy Elisabeth at the Wartburg Castle or Goethe, who supported the preservation of the castle.

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Eisenach Germany: The Wartburg Castle belongs to the attractions of Eisenach. That World Heritage is perched on a hill above Eisenach in Germany and is one of the most taken pictures of Eisenach. At this castle Martin Luther translated the Bible.

As many pictures of Eisenach proof, there can be discovered lots of attractions in Eisenach on a walking tour through the city center of Eisenach Germany.

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The famous composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach Germany

Starting point and the very heart of Eisenach is the market square with notable buildings like the late gothic town hall, the baroque city castle and church St.Georg. In that church the in Eisenach born composer Johann Sebastian Bach was baptized and later he worked there as an organist.
Just a few steps further, the Luther house, where Martin Luther lived as a school boy belongs also to the famous attractions of Eisenach.

Since 1896 Eisenach Germany also got the name 'City of automotive engineering' - once BMW produced its car "Dixi" and in times of GDR the East German car "Wartburg" was manufactured here.

Did you know what's about the legendary Hörselberg mountains in the surrounding area of Eisenach Germany? The legend says, gods and fairy tale characters like Wotan, Venus, Mother Holle of the Brothers Grimm as well as the knight Tannhäuser of Richard Wagner's opera were at home here.

There is another highlight besides the attractions of Eisenach - a hiking tour through the Dragon's Gorge (Drachenschlucht) to the hunting lodge Hohe Sonne.

Attractions Eisenach - ideas for Eisenach Germany and day trips from Eisenach

    Eisenach Bach House

    One of the attractions in Eisenach is the Bach House, assumedly the birth house of J.S. Bach. Nowadays it hosts a museum in Eisenach Germany.

  • Biggest church of Eisenach Germany - St.Georg: Here Luther sang as choirboy, Elisabeth and Landgrave Ludwig IV married here and it was domain of the Bach family. The church Nikolai belongs to the attractions of Eisenach, it is a 3-nave basilica with the town gate Nikolaitor, the only one that is preserved.
  • Attractions Eisenach - Bach house: Once the famous composer Bach lived here, nowadays you find a museum about him in that more than 600 years old Bachhaus at the Frauenplan. A collection of his works, furniture and music instruments can be seen on tours, which conclude with a 25 min Bach concert, played on antique instruments.
  • Attractions Eisenach Luther House

    The Luther House, where Luther once lived, belongs to the often visited attractions of Eisenach. It can be seen on most pictures of Eisenach, because it is really old and nice.

  • One of the most famous pictures of Eisenach: The Luther house belongs to the oldest and nicest framework houses of Eisenach Germany. Once Luther lived 1498-1501 here as a school boy, nowadays an exhibition traces important stages in the reformer's life through paintings, manuscripts and interactive multimedia terminals.
  • Eisenach activities with kids: Half way to the Wartburg is a donkey station for kids to ride to the parking place of Wartburg (20 min), where interesting things are waiting for the whole family. Climb up the tower for a nice view over Eisenach Germany and the attractions around Eisenach, like the Thuringian Forest. s. pictures of Eisenach
  • Day trip Eisenach, Erfurt Dom

    A nice day trip from Eisenach Germany takes you in only 45 min to the beautiful town Erfurt. The landmark of Erfurt is the impressive ensemble of Dom and St. Severi. Furthermore, once Martin Luther also spent some years here studying at the Erfurt University.

  • Day trips from Eisenach Germany in Eisenach surrounding: An idea for fans of Goethe and Schiller is a day trip to the city Weimar (one hour from the attractions of Eisenach away), where is lots to see besides Goethe's birth house. Also interesting is Erfurt, the nice capital of Thuringia.

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The theater in Eisenach Germany belongs to the cultural attractions of Eisenach.

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