Classical Weimar (World Heritage Site)


Classical Weimar (German language, German: ''Klassisches Weimar'') is a UNESCO World Heritage Site consisting of 11 sites related to Weimar Classicism located in and around the city of Weimar, Weimar, Germany. The site was inscribed on 2 December 1998. The properties are all related to Weimar as a centre of the Age of Enlightenment, Enlightenment during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. A number of notable writers and philosophers lived there.Classical Weimar Retrieved 2011-02-02

Component sites

* Goethe House (Weimar), Goethe's House, the home of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, built in the Baroque style between 1707 and 1709, and Goethe´s Garden and Garden House in ''Park an der Ilm'' *Friedrich Schiller, Schiller's House, also a Baroque-styled house, built in 1777, though incorporating a sixteenth-century outbuilding * St. Peter und Paul, Weimar, Herder Church (Church of St Peter and Paul), Herder House and Wilhelm-Ernst-Gymnasium, Old High School, all associated with the philosopher, theologian and poet Johann Gottfried Herder (1774-1803). * Schloss Weimar (Residence Castle) and Bastille ensemble * The Dowager's Palace (Wittumspalais), consisting of a group of two- and three-storey Baroque buildings * Duchess Anna Amalia Library * Park on the Ilm with the Roman House * Schloss Belvedere, Weimar, Schloss Belvedere and Orangery a two-storey Baroque palace with a U-shaped orangery * Schloss Ettersburg and Park, a four-storey structure consisting of three wings and a courtyard * Schloss Tiefurt and Park, a stately home that was the summer residence of duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1739-1807). * Historical Cemetery, Weimar and the Weimarer Fürstengruft, Princes' Tomb

See also

* Klassik Stiftung Weimar


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