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Wartburg Castle, Eisenach

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Nestled in the mountains of Thuringia, Wartburg Castle served as the temporary refuge of Martin Luther from 1521 to 1522. He first translated the New Testament into German during his time here, and the castle represents a significant symbol of Christianity in Germany today. Visit the fortress to admire its mix of different architectural styles, including Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance. Stop by the on-site museum to view a collection of German paintings and local works. This UNESCO World Heritage site commands views over the surrounding forests. The website offers details about guided tours. By using our Eisenach travel route planner , you can arrange your visit to Wartburg Castle and other attractions in Eisenach.
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  • The visit at the Wartburg Castle is an absolute must of course when one is in the area of Eisenach. Unfortunately the castle is overrun in particular probably hopelessly this year (500-jähriges)... You just realize that up there on tourism was designed to. The exhibition was too crowded for not Historiker(haben beide Geschichte studiert) and too bad didactically prepared in our opinion. We felt the price of €12 also slightly too high. The view of the castle is very great.
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  • Wonderful views. If you're a non-Lutheran, there's plenty about Martin Luther that you'll pick up as you go. Even without him, the place is packed with history, and the decor is astonishing - highly r...  more »
  • The views of the surroundings is really nice. The Luther exhibition, which is still up to the 5.11.17 is also very good. The artistic interior is ascribed to Historicism. Unfortunately, this is so not my case. Therefore, there is a point deduction.
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