Goethes Gartenhaus

Goethes Gartenhaus

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Recommended by 222 out of 232 hikers


  • Yeti55

    Currently (summer 2016 unfortunately closed for renovation work, otherwise the best before opening hours to explore (on the Internet)

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    • January 3, 2017

  • Blumie🌻

    Very impressive house. The garden can be visited free of charge, admission to the house costs € 6.50 for adults.

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    • December 20, 2019

  • Explorer

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe acquired the garden house in Park an der Ilm in 1776.
    In addition to redesigning the house, he also laid out an extensive garden with many paths, resting places and plants.

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    • December 4, 2016

  • Alf

    Here lived the great German poet for a few years. Unfortunately, there is not much original inventory left. Still worth seeing. The gardens and the park around it alone is worth a visit.

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    • September 18, 2017

  • Mike

    In addition to Goethe's town house you come here the poet very close. It's worth going!

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    • February 14, 2019

  • Mapf

    If you follow the Ilmtal Radweg (bicycle path), continuing in the direction of Bad Sulza, you can see the copy of the Goethe summer house there.

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    • August 16, 2018

  • Turbo

    Goethe has shown a great taste in the selection of his first residence after moving to Weimar: the cottage is idyllically located on the Ilm

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    • January 24, 2019

  • Waldfee13

    And at Easter there is a search for traditional Easter eggs around Goethe's garden house in Ilmpark

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    • February 26, 2019

  • Naxxos

    Goethe's garden house in the green oasis of Weimar, the park on the Ilm.

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    • September 30, 2019

  • Wanderkaiser Opilio Martinus I.

    Pure history, that has something! 😉👍

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    • August 4, 2019

  • codo786

    The entrance fee is quite a hefty 6.50 EUR per person. There is, however, the option of purchasing a "Combi Card Modern" from the Klassik Stiftung Weimar for 15 EUR, which entitles you to one-time entry to the Bauhaus Museum Weimar, Neue Museum Weimar, Haus Am Horn, Haus Hohe Pappeln and Nietzsche Archive. All information can be found here:

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    • August 2, 2020

  • Sopho, Micha & Bella 🐶🐾

    Goethe's garden house in the park on the Ilm in Weimar was Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's place of residence and work.
    As part of the “Classic Weimar” ensemble, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998.

    (Source: Wikipedia)

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    • January 31, 2021

  • Heinz K

    A place steeped in history that should not be missed.

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    • March 9, 2021

  • Matthias

    Well ... it was a long way. Everyone has to decide for themselves whether this is worthwhile. But it is nice! Nice garden. Too much Goethe. Otherwise very nice 😎😊

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    • August 18, 2020

  • Benno Sorgenfrei

    Beautiful location in the park

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    • October 23, 2020

  • Scotty 🦊

    Always worth a trip and pure history 😊🙏

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    • April 5, 2021

  • Erdbeergiraffe 🍓

    Goethe's garden house in the Park on the Ilm near Weimar was the poet's first residence in Weimar. Here you can view original furnishings from all phases of Goethe's life. The poet's standing desk with a seat and the garden he designed is particularly impressive. Unfortunately, the building and the garden are only partially accessible.

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    • April 25, 2021

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Location: Weimar, Thuringia, Germany


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