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Fuerstengruft

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Achitecture

Impressive building from the inside. Outside rather unspectacular. Historically very interesting... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Deirdre N
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Haiger, Germany
Spookey Crypt with Amazing History

This is the ducal burial chapel of the house of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and is located inside the... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2011
fbelite1
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Oberhausen, Germany
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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average28%
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19 Dec 2016
“Achitecture”
31 Oct 2016
“I really enjoyed it”
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Die Weimarer Fürstengruft auf dem Historischen Friedhof beherbergt neben den Begräbnisstätten der Fürstenfamilie des Hauses Sachsen-Weimar und Eisenach seit 1832 auch die Sarkophage der beiden größten Dichterpersönlichkeiten der Weimarer Klassik...more
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Am Poseckschen Garten, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Impressive building from the inside. Outside rather unspectacular. Historically very interesting. Audio is a must without audio no info

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

It is a crypt in a old cemetery, attached is a Eastern Orthodox Church. Schiller was supposed to be kept here. A great place for history lovers, people who like old cemeteries or Eastern Orthodox Churches (which are usually very beautiful and worth seeing). There...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2012

I cannot understand the glowing reviews here. The cemetery might be pretty enough in a dilapidated way, but the 'Gruft' is just ridiculous, and let me tell you why: Advertised as 'the tombs of Goethe and Schiller', they analysed the bones in Schiller's coffin five...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2011

This is the ducal burial chapel of the house of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and is located inside the historical cemetery at the Poseckschen Garten in Weimar. It is a spooky crypt, with low level lighting, and row after row of regal coffins containing notable people in the...More

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