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Palace and Park Tiefurt

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Tiefurt Palace was built in 1765 as a tenant's house and extended in 1776 to become a royal country residence. Until 1781, it was the home of Prince Friedrich Ferdinand Constantin and then served Duchess Anna Amalia as a summer residence. She arranged for the extension of the English countryside park laid out by her predecessor. Today the park with its many monuments and architectural features is just waiting to be explored. The highlight of every visit to the palace is the Cold Kitchen with its historic show meals made of porcelain, wax and papier maché.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tiefurt Palace and its park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site entitled "Classic Weimar", which, as unique testimony to the cultural epoch of Weimar Classic, reflects the outstanding role of Weimar as an intellectual centre in the late 18th and early 19th century.

Further UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Thuringia can be found at unesco.thueringen-entdecken.de.

 

Opening hours

 

25 March - 27 Oct.: Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed from 28 Oct. to 24 March

Different opening times on public holidays

 

 

Services

  • Guided tour by appointment
  • Language: German

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Contact information

Klassik Stiftung Weimar

Hauptstraße 14
99425 Weimar

Telephone: +49 (0) 3643 545400
Telephone: 03643/545402
Fax: +49 (0) 3643 419816

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