Welcome to Eisenach, a town in Thuringia, Germany with 42,000 inhabitants. It is the main urban centre of western Thuringia and bordering northeastern Hessian regions, situated near the former Inner German border. Eisenach was an early capital of Thuringia in the 12th and 13th centuries. In 1685, Johann Sebastian Bach was born here.
The Lutheran St. Nicholas’ Church located on the Karlsplatz, served the Benedictine convent once located in the area. This triple-naved basilica was built in 1180. It is considered the latest example of Romanesque architecture in Thuringia.