Things to see and do - Erfurt
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Erfurt Travel guide
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Several fine bell-towers dominate the skyline of Erfurt, which is the capital of Thuringia since 1990. They bear witness to the town's religious activity over the centuries, in particular the Reform. Indeed, Luther stayed here. The town's important position on the main trade route between the Rhine and Russia also contributed to its commercial and political importance. It was during the Congress of Erfurt in 1808, that Napoleon attempted to rally Alexander I of Russia to the French cause, as well as Goethe, greatly admired by the emperor.
Tourist attractions Erfurt : Things to see and do
A chancel, nave and Gothic portals were added to the original Romanesque basilica, built in 1154 on a hill occupied by the citadel. The main portal is formed by two oblique doors, supporting elegant statutory groups reminiscent of those of the work o..
Formerly the Benedictine monks' abbey church, this Early Gothic hall church boasts five aisles, all more or less equal height. The sarcophagus of St Sever lies in the southernmost aisle (c 1365).
The focal point of this fine museum, located in a Baroque building, is the exhibition of medieval art from Thuringia, which includes some superb altarpieces and a Pietà by the Master of St Severinus' sarcophagus. In the gallery the works of 18C and 1..
Augustinerstr. 30 D - 99084 Erfurt
Prix Prices from : 58 €
Centrally located in the historic Old Town of Erfurt, Gästehaus Nikolai offers WiFi access. This family-run hotel is 400 metres from the Erfurt Synagogue and 100 metres from the Augustinian Monastry. These elegant rooms are classically decorated and..
Rudolfstr. 48 D - 99092 Erfurt
Prix Prices from : 80 €
This 3-star superior hotel is centrally located in Erfurt, just 1 km from the medieval Erfurt Cathedral. It offers quiet rooms with free internet access and a sunny garden terrace. Featuring stylish interiors and solid wooden furniture, rooms at the..
Anger 50/51 D - 99084 Erfurt
Boasting an excellent location in the Anger shopping district of Erfurt, this 4-star hotel offers stylish rooms and an elegant restaurant, just a short walk from the Erfurter Dom cathedral. After an eventful day in this historic city, the Hotel Zumn..
Grafengasse 2 D - 99084 ERFURT
The wine bar, restaurant (open evenings only, closed on Sundays) and beer garden in the lovely interior courtyard are rustic yet stylish. All serve flavoursome food including steak tartar, flammekueche and beef olives.
Häßlerstr. 17 D - 99096 ERFURT
Futterstr. 15 D - 99084 ERFURT
Offering fine dining in a light and elegant setting, this restaurant is dominated by a large portrait of the eponymous Clara Schumann (as once portrayed on the 100 DM note). Attractive lighting and a cookery school.
Bahnhofstr. 35 D - 99084 ERFURT
Johannesstr. 150 D - 99084 ERFURT
This friendly restaurant is reached through a pretty interior courtyard. It serves fresh Mediterranean cuisine and boasts a large number of regulars. Don't miss the antipasti buffet and the delicious pasta.
Juri-Gagarin-Ring 127 D - 99084 ERFURT