Wartburg Castle sits in splendour over the town of Eisenach in Thuringia. It was the first German castle to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, described as an exemplary hilltop castle of the feudal period in central Europe, despite alternations and additions made in later centuries. Wartburg Castle presents an impressive overview of 1,000 years of German history.

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Wartburg - Castle closed on Monday, March 16, 2020

In the course of Corona prevention, to protect guests and employees of the Wartburg Foundation, from Monday March 16, 2020, the Museum will be suspended until further notice and the museum shop at the castle will be closed. This affects all tours and educational programs. Likewise, until April 19, all concert events will be canceled. The castle grounds are open for visiting.

Thank you for your understanding