Gotha attractions

Top Choice Palace in Gotha

Schloss Friedenstein

This horseshoe-shaped palace, surviving in exemplary condition as the largest early baroque palace in Germany, is a lavish, creaky-floored delight. Much of it comprises the Schlossmuseum (Palace Museum), a glorious …
Museum in Gotha

Herzogliches Museum

The handsome neo-Renaissance building to the south of the Schloss Friedenstein now houses many of the artistic and historical treasures amassed by the Dukes of Saxe-Gotha over the centuries. You'll find scant compet…
Historic Building in Gotha


Hauptmarkt is dominated by the picturesque Rathaus, with its colourful Renaissance facade and 35m-tall tower. It started out as a storage house in 1567, later served as ducal pad of Ernst I while Schloss Friedenstei…