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Park an der Ilm

On the Ilm River, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
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Ranked #4 of 41 attractions in Weimar
Type: Parks
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Istanbul, Turkey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Park an der Ilm is big, and really beautiful especially in Spring. We didn't go inside Goethe's Garten Haus, but the park is definitely worth a visit. There was a violinist near the garden house that played peaceful songs that went great with the atmosphere.

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Liverpool
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were here on a day trip, no idea of what to expect, but the whole of Weimar and especially this park surpassed our expectations. People are really helpful, Goethe's Garten Haus is worth a visit,

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cincinnati
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216 reviews 216 reviews
50 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Lovely walk among large trees with much green open areas. The small river is quite pretty. Garden at Goethe´s Garden House is lovely and without fee. Exceptional bee museum at end of the park

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Antwerp, Belgium
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12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

When you acquire day tickets for the Anna Amalia library you probably have to wait a few hours before you can enter it. The closeby 'Park an der Ilm' then is the ideal place to visit while waiting. This romantic park is very nice and provides many other things to see like the gardenhouse of Goethe.

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Oklahoma
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14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We walked along the park to Goethe's Garden House. Unfortunately, due to rain, much of the park was closed off.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
9 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We had a very nice afternoon in the park. The park offers a variety of historical sites. We really enjoyed looking at Goethes Garden at the Garden House. The Garden House was quite small and so we didn't actually see the inside of it (the entrance fee of EUR 6.00 for adults seemed to high for us).

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U.S.A
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had a very nice evening walk in the park during our stay in Weimar. We were looking for Goethe's Garden House, so we took our time and took in the park. We stumbled upon a Soviet Soldier Cemetery, which for Americans was a bit surreal. We missed being able to go through the Caves because we got there too... More

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Cologne, Germany
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

A huge park with lots of historic monuments and houses, ruins, a cemetery for the killed sovjet soldiers in World War II near the mensa and a lovely river. During the day it's 'packed' with students and locals. At night, few lights in the park but this causes no unasafety at all. I would expect it to turn into a... More

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