Weimar - Sightseeings & Informations


Weimar is a city in the federal state of Thuringia, Germany. It is located in Central Germany between Erfurt in the west and Jena in the east, approximately 80 kilometres of Leipzig and 170 kilometres of Nuremberg. With its population of 65,000 and Weimar is well known because of its large cultural heritage and its importance in German history and culture. The city is home of the leading figures of the literary of Weimar Classicism, writers Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller. 




Weimar from Above. 2 minutes video



The political history of 20th-century Weimar was volatile: it was the place where Germany's first democratic constitution was signed after the First World War, giving its name to the Weimar Republic period in German politics (1918–33). 

Until 1948, Weimar was the capital of Thuringia. Since the late 20th century, many places in the city centre have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Tourism is one of the leading economic sectors of Weimar.


Weimar: From Goethe and Schiller to Bauhaus by DW Travel. 9 minutes




Noted institutions in Weimar are the Bauhaus University, the Liszt School of Music, the Duchess Anna Amalia Library, and two leading courts of Thuringia (the Supreme Administrative Court and Constitutional Court). 

In 1999, Weimar was the European Capital of Culture.


 Weimar's Golden Era Between 2 Wars. The history. 15 minutes





More information You can find at the official Site of Weimar Tourism.

Excursion to Weimar

Map of Weimar