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28 Best and Fun Things To Do In Gotha, Germany

This is a city in Germany that is known for its striking architecture and historic city center. It’s a popular holiday destination for Germans, as it’s one of the country’s most picturesque towns.

There are plenty of things for tourists to do in Gotha, including visiting Schloss Friedenstein. The massive castle is filled with fascinating exhibits and artifacts and is a great place to spend an afternoon learning about local history.

And if you’re an animal lover, why not stop by the Tierpark Gotha? This little zoo is home to many different animals, including a pack of wolves, llamas, big cats, foxes, owls, and even meerkats!

Keep reading for our list of top things to do in Gotha, Germany

The 28 Most Popular Things To Do In Gotha, Germany

28. Krahn-Berg

2.6 ★★★☆☆ (5 reviews)


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27. IG Hirzbergbahn e.V.

4.5 ★★★★★ (6 reviews)

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Location: Friedensstrasse 16 Georgenthal Thuringer Wald

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26. Schloss Mönchhof

5.0 ★★★★★ (7 reviews)


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Location: Salzgitterstrasse 90 Gotha

Tel:  3621-3509208

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25. Bienstädter Warte

4.6 ★★★★★ (19 reviews)


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Location: Bienstadter Warte Bienstadt

24. Speicher Friemar

4.3 ★★★★☆ (24 reviews)

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23. Perthesforum Gotha

4.6 ★★★★★ (25 reviews)

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Location: Justus Perthes Streetrasse 1 9 Gotha

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22. Hammerteich

4.7 ★★★★★ (36 reviews)

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21. Gotha Historical Museum

4.6 ★★★★★ (36 reviews)

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Location: Schlosspl 1 Gotha

Tel:  3621-82340

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20. Bach-Stammhaus Wechmar Museum u. Förderverein e.V.

4.4 ★★★★☆ (39 reviews)

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Location: Bachstrasse 4 Gunthersleben Wechmar

Tel:  36256-22680

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19. KunstForum Gotha

4.5 ★★★★★ (42 reviews)

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Location: Querstrasse 13 15 Gotha

Tel:  3621-7387030

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18. Schloss Friedrichsthal

4.4 ★★★★☆ (44 reviews)

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Location: Friedrichstrasse 7 Gotha

Tel:  3621-7763

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17. Seeberg

4.6 ★★★★★ (53 reviews)


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Location: 99869 Drei Gleichen

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16. Nesse

4.4 ★★★★☆ (58 reviews)


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15. Gotha Castle Museum

4.4 ★★★★☆ (85 reviews)

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Location: Schloss Friedenstein Schlosspl 1 Gotha

Tel:  3621-82340

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14. Stadtkirche Waltershausen

4.5 ★★★★★ (88 reviews)

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Location: 99880 Waltershausen

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13. Saurier-Erlebnispfad

4.2 ★★★★☆ (98 reviews)


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Location: Unnamed Rd.99887 Georgenthal Thuringer Wald

12. Mönch Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (299 reviews)


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Location: Kirchgasse 20 Gotha

11. Bürgerturm Gotha

4.7 ★★★★★ (369 reviews)

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Location: 99867 Gotha

Tel:  3621-708558

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10. Schlosspark Gotha

4.5 ★★★★★ (1,269 reviews)

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Location: Ernst der Fromme Gotha

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9. Castellum Tenneberg

4.5 ★★★★★ (6 reviews)

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Location: 99880 Waltershausen

8. Apfelstädt

4.4 ★★★★☆ (11 reviews)


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7. Museum of Natural Gotha

4.3 ★★★★☆ (64 reviews)

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Location: Schlosspl 1 Gotha

Tel:  3621-82340

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6. Herzogliches Museum

4.7 ★★★★★ (346 reviews)

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Location: Schlosspl 2 Gotha

Tel:  3621-82340

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5. Mühlburg

4.6 ★★★★★ (669 reviews)

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Location: Thomas Muntzer Streetrasse 04 Drei Gleichen

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4. Burg Gleichen

4.6 ★★★★★ (755 reviews)

Location: Thomas Muntzer Streetrasse 4 Drei Gleichen

Tel:  36202-82440

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3. Gotha Orangery

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,180 reviews)

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Location: Friedrichstrasse 6 8 Gotha

Tel:  3621-503250

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2. Schloss Friedenstein Gotha

4.5 ★★★★★ (1,706 reviews)

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Location: Schlosspl 1 Gotha

Tel:  3621-82340

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1. Gotha Zoo

4.2 ★★★★☆ (2,820 reviews)

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Location: Topfleber Weg 2 Gotha

Tel:  3621-510460

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Gotha, Germany! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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