Schmales Haus Eisenach

Schmales Haus Eisenach

“Schmal” - narrow - is by no means an exaggeration: what is presumed to be the narrowest inhabited timber-framed building in Germany is just 2.05 metres wide and stands on Johannisplatz, in the town centre of Eisenach. It is estimated to be over 250 years old. 

Guests of Eisenach marvel at this curious, two-storey "narrow house" with its floor space of 20 m² and height of 8.50 m. The formerly decrepit condition of the building is no longer evident. Eisenach has current owner Klaus Trippstein to thank for the lovingly restored timbered facade, completed in 1983. A further professional restoration was undertaken in 2000. Since 1991 the house has also been home to a small exhibition of pictures, small sculptures, ceramics and historic furnishings.

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Schmales Haus
Johannisplatz 9
99817 Eisenach

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