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Gotha, Friedenstein Palace

Barokt kosmos i kulturen og i opplysningstiden i Thüringen og Sachsen

Etter tredveårskrigen ønsket menneskene bare å gjøre én ting: leve! Denne overveldende livslysten vant gjenklang i barokken: Overalt oppsto det praktfulle residenser for adelige familier. Opplev barokkens pump og prakt!

The seat of the princes of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, this palace was built in 1737. It is one of the most magnificent baroque palaces in Thuringia. In the main wing there is a series of magnificent baroque rooms. Heidecksburg Palace is the headquarters of the Thuringian Palaces and Gardens Foundation.

Strictly ordered from the outside, the epitome of opulence inside, this monumental structure – one of the first baroque palaces in Germany – towers over the town of Gotha. read more »

This stately home near Radebeul, doubling as a themed winery, is the first of its kind in Europe. Augustus the Strong and his courtiers once celebrated the pleasures of the grape here. Today's visitors are greeted by a modern vineyard estate. This baroque house and garden has its own inn and a tradition of making wine and sekt that dates back 800 years.