Being located in the South of the World Heritage Region Wartburg Hainich, the city of Eisenach is the starting point for culture enthusiasts and hikers. In the city and at the Wartburg, the visitors experience living German history that is approachable to them.
Eisenach stands out with its historic city centre and its more than one hundred years of automobile manufacturing tradition. In 1522, Martin Luther - as Junker Jörg - translated the New Testament from the Greek into the German language behind the historic walls of the Wartburg. Saint Elisabeth once lived at the Wartburg which belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage. The birthplace of Johann Sebastian Bach in the Bach’s House shows the worldwide largest exhibition on the composer. The Reuter Villa accommodates the second largest Wagner collection of the world.
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Wartburg - World Heritage
Eisenach: For almost one thousand years, the impressive Wartburg castle has towered above Eisenach. Being a witness of German history and culture, it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1999. Read more … Wartburg - World Heritage
Eisenach: The Luther House in Eisenach is one of the oldest remaining timber-framed buildings in the town and houses a permanent exhibition focusing on Luther as a scholar, bible translator as well as teacher of the church and people. Read more … Luther House
Automobile World Eisenach
Eisenach: Eisenach is proud of its 115-year-old automobile building tradition. The “automobile world eisenach” museum offers a historic journey through time in the world of vehicle construction on the former manufacturing site. Read more … Automobile World Eisenach
Over a length of 900 kilometres, the Luther Trail connects the most important Luther places in Thuringia. One of the most beautiful sections leads the hiker from lively Eisenach to romantic Treffurt. Read more … Luther Trail