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Herderkirche (Herder Church)

  • Herderpl. 8 Map It
  • Weimar
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Published 04/24/2016

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The Marktplatz's late-Gothic church has a large winged altar started by Lucas Cranach the Elder and finished by his son in 1555. The elder Cranach lived in a nearby house (two blocks east of Theaterplatz) during his last years, 1552–53. Its wide, imposing facade is richly decorated and bears the coat of arms of the Cranach family. It now houses a modern art gallery.

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Herderpl. 8, Weimar, Thuringia, 99423, Germany

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Published 04/24/2016


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