Goethe Garden House

The Goethe garden house is a building in the Ilmpark of Weimar. It was Goethe’s home and workplace until he moved to the Frauenplan in June 1782. Here he wrote the famous ballad of the Erlkönig and the poem To the Moon.

Historic Cemetery in Weimar

The historic cemetery (Historische Friedhof) is part of the Classic Weimar World Heritage Site. Among many other personalities Johann Wolfgang von Goethe rests here in the Ducal Vault (Fürstengruft).Another notable burial ground of Weimar is the Jacobsfriedhof, which is considered the oldest cemetery of the town.

Goethe and the incisive bone

This showcase in the Romantikerhaus in Jena recalls that Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also worked as a scientist. So he dealt with the incisive bone. Contrary to his assumption, he was not the discoverer of this bone.

Goethe and Schiller in Weimar

Probably the most known photo scene of Weimar: The monument to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller. It is located on the Theaterplatz (Theatre Square) in front of the Deutsche Nationaltheater (German National Theatre).

Goethe National Museum in Weimar

This door was the former main entrance of Johann Wolfgang Goethe’s home in Weimar. Today the building houses the Goethe National Museum and is part of the World Cultural Heritage Site ‘Classical Weimar’.