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Day trip destinations


You need 45 minutes to walk to the local recreation area up the Krahnberg from the city centre where the Bürgerturm association has built a viewing...

Bürgerturm Gotha ©Archiv Bürgerturm Verein Gotha e.V.


Friedenstein Palace is surrounded by one of Central Germany’s strongest Baroque fortifications – the casemates. The casemates situated under the park...

Kasematten Gotha ©Jacob Schröter

Cineplex Gotha

The new Cineplex cinema has been open in Gartenstraße since the end of October 2014. A variety-packed programme is offered to 1,000 visitors of all...

Cineplex Kino Gotha ©wikimedia commons/Elmar Nolte

City library

The “Heinrich Heine” Gotha city library is one of the city’s most visited education and cultural institutions with 110,000 visitors a year. There is a...

Stadtbibliothek Heinrich Heine  ©Archiv KulTourStadt Gotha GmbH

Gotha public baths

The historic public baths in the heart of the former ducal seat of Gotha were reopened in April 2014 after four years of extensive renovation and...

© Archiv Stadt-Bad Gotha_Lutz Ebhardt

KunstForum Gotha

The small but remarkable KunstForum Gotha established itself in the old town a few years ago as a counterpart to the Ducal Museum Gotha with its...

KunstForum ©Archiv KulTourStadt Gotha GmbH


Fun and games for the whole family – there’s playing and recreational fun over 2.000 m² with a variety of entertainment like bouncy castles, slides,...

©Archiv Maxxis Familien- und Spieleparadies

Südbad open-air pool

Naturally the city of Gotha also has an open-air pool that opens its doors from May to September every year. Fans of summer get their money’s worth...

Freibad Südbad ©Badbetreibung Gotha GmbH

Thuringian Forest Line

Have you ever travelled by overland tram? The means of transport which used to be very common has become a rarity today – the last of its kind in...

Thüringerwaldbahn ©Archiv KulTourStadt Gotha GmbH