Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city with a rich history and a variety of sights. The city is known for its closed Gründerzeit architecture and half-timbered houses in the oldest part of the city. In the Weimar Republic, industrial buildings and settlements were built, while in the GDR era, housing construction was mainly promoted. Since the political turnaround, many construction projects have been realized, including the restoration of St. Martin's Church and the city pool.
The sights include the castle, the town hall, the Apolda
Viaduct, and the Bismarck Tower. Apolda
Castle was built in the 16th century and served as a residence for the dukes of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Today it houses the city archive and the museum for prehistory and early history of Thuringia. The town hall is an imposing building in neo-Gothic style, built at the end of the 19th century. The Apolda
Viaduct is an impressive railway bridge from the 19th century that crosses the Ilm valley. The Bismarck Tower is an observation tower on Galgenberg, from which you have a magnificent view over the city.
Important buildings in Apolda
are the town house, the savings bank, the town hall, and Zimmermann's factory. The Luther Church is the largest of Apolda
's four churches and was built from 1890 to 1894. St. Martin's Church is a striking building in the city and has a bell-shaped dome. Apolda
has four churches, including the neo-Gothic St. Boniface Church and the church of the New Apostolic Church.
The Art House Apolda
is a gallery in a villa in Italian country house style. Here contemporary art exhibitions are regularly shown. The Bell and City Museum shows bells from different centuries as well as exhibits on knitting and weaving production. The permanent exhibition Olle DDR presents exhibits from everyday life in the socialist state.
amateur theater has found a new venue in the association barn of the local history association in Utenbach since August 2022. Plays are regularly performed here by amateur actors.
has several carillons, including an electronically controlled one at the town hall and one consisting of eight bells at the bell museum. The city is part of the Street of Music with four stations, where you can attend various concerts.
also offers recreational areas with extensive walks along the promenades and the Ringwanderweg. Here you can relax and enjoy nature.
If you are looking for a hotel
, we recommend Hotel Zwei Länder
. The 3-star hotel
is located in the city of Apolda
in Thuringia and offers classically furnished rooms as well as a pavilion restaurant with regional and seasonal dishes. The historic city of Weimar can be reached after a 15-minute drive.
offers a wealth of sights and activities for visitors of all ages. Whether you are interested in history, art or nature - there is something for everyone to discover here!
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.