a rather sleepy
, founded conjointly by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
and Friedrich Schiller
around the Ginkgo Tree
formerly an interesting place where important and "good" things were done, like writing Faust
, founding the Weimar Republic
or inventing Bauhaus
, but also Hitler
's favourite town and therefore a booming Nazi
centre during the so-called third reich
. The nearby "Buchenwald" KZ
was being tolerated by the population.
currently features an interesting little university
) and associated party culture
, but not much other stuff thats not at least 50 years old.