Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar, Großes Haus
Goethe and Schiller, Bach and Liszt, Modernism and Bauhaus. That's Weimar. The residence city with the great past and numerous famous people. Visitors are enchanted by the mixture of cultural hub, historical significance, and beautiful, old city with its cosmopolitan vibrancy and laid-back charm.
Important cultural epochs and European history are palpably united in a compact space. UNESCO has granted the houses of the poets Goethe and Schiller, the parks and gardens, the magnificent castles, and the world-famous Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek the status of World Heritage Sites. Bauhaus is also immortalised in this part of the world's memory. Every year, millions of visitors come to the city just to explore this ensemble.
Johann Sebastian Bach and Franz Liszt chose Weimar to live and to create here as many other famous personalities.
The concentration camp was built in 1937 in the direct vicinity of Weimar (only about 10km (6 miles) north of the city). The exhibitions in the memorial ensure the darkest chapter of German history can never be forgotten.
Attractive cycle, walking paths and nice parks and gardens invite you to discover and relax.
The modern and innovative cuisine of Thuringia offers a colourful mix of culinary creations.
Exciting discovery tour: kids and families can discover the city very diverse and creative.