The capital of Thuringia, Erfurt, looks back on a long and rich history. Discover its impressive historical sights. Erfurt's old town, which dates back in part to the 10th century, is one of the largest and best preserved in Germany. Stately Gothic churches, Baroque half-timbered houses and town houses characterize the medieval scenery. The mighty cathedral rises on one of the largest market squares in Europe. The cathedral's interior shines with a magnificent 17th-century high altar over 16 meters high. Built in 1325, the Krämer Bridge over the Gera River measures 120 meters and is the longest built bridge in Europe. To the Cyriaksberg The most visited destination in Thuringia is the egapark. At the height of the almost 300-meter-high Cyriaksberg, it attracts visitors with romantic gardens, exotic tropical houses, an exciting butterfly house and an observation tower, among other things. From IntercityHotel Erfurt at the main station you have the best transport connections.