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German National Theatre in Weimar

German national theatre in Weimar, Germany

The Deutsche Nationaltheater and Staatskapelle Weimar is a twin institution, consisting of the Deutsche Nationaltheater (German National Theatre) and the Staatskapelle (Symphony Orchestra) of Weimar. The edifice depicted above is the main venue (Großes Haus) of this institution.

In addition to the great performances inside, the building also played an important role in German history as meeting place for the Weimar National Assembly in the years 1919/20 and is famous for being the setting of the monument for Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.

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