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This imposing medieval fortress, which stands atop a mountain on the outskirts of Eisenach, is best known as the place where Martin Luther sought refuge following his excommunication in 1521 and serves as one of Germany's most prolific national...more
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Auf der Wartburg 1, 99817 Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany
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A well-preserved castle with great guides, it is fascinating to go through a peek of life 500 years ago.
As a Lutheran it was amazing to stand in the room where Martin Luther translated the Bible so all people could read it.
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Can not praise this place enough. Amazing architecture and stunning views. Pleasant walk down to the town through the park. I got up with a taxi. One could also walk, but it is a steep walk. One can also take a local bus. In the...More
We did not do a tour but recommend that you do. This is a beautiful castle where history has been shaped, there were plenty of placards in English for our self guided tour, but I am certain that a tour guide would have benefited us,...More
Definitely a must see if you are in this area. Great historical significance and interesting tour that is reasonably priced offered in English and German. If you have a clear day the sight from the castle into the valley and town below is picture worthy....More
One of the interesting aspects of traveling in Germany is that most of its history was bombed into oblivion during the Second World War. Much of what one sees has been rebuilt, usually in the 1950's. This castle is one of those that survived the...More
We arrived too late for the English tour so took the German tour so we could see all that was available. It was very interesting and was the reason we visited here in the first place as we were touring Luther sights.
I went there primarily to see the Martin Luther study, but my wife convinced me to take the full tour. Am I glad she convinced me! This castle was around long before Luther's time and is rich in history. We had several guided tours throughout...More
This is the famed castle of the reformation movement where Luther translated the Bible. Atop a mountain, you can drive 1/3 up, park your car & either walk or take a shuttle the rest of the way. It is impressive and one has access to...More