On my walk through the Ilm Park (Park an der Ilm), I come across this monument to William Shakespeare. What a surprise. I did know that Weimar is known for Goethe, Schiller, and Herder. What is the link to Shakespeare? In fact, Goethe played an important role in this question.
Detail of the Cranach House (Cranachhaus) located on the market place of Weimar. Lucas Cranach the Elder stayed here for the last period of his life in the years 1552/53. The Renaissce building was built in the years 1547/49.
The former Gartenhaus (Garden house) of Goethe is a museum now. Inside one can see original inventory like the pedestal desk with seating support in the study and the folding bed in the sleeping area. More…
Love this quote by Jules Renard: “Wenn Sie das Leben kennen, geben Sie mir doch bitte seine Anschrift” – Literally translated: “If you know life, please give me its address”. This and many other wise quotes, you can find on the walls of Weimar.