Johann Wofgang von Goethe lived 58 years of his life in Weimar here and oversaw the Weimar Court Theater from 1791 to 1817. The successor building is still providing theatergoers with memorable performances. The neoclassical structure was finished in 1908 and has opera, theater, and musical bookings. The Goethe Museum provides details about his life and works inside his home. The preservation of his house is thorough enough to include his furniture and some personal belongings. The Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek is an excellent library offering looks into Weimar's past. The Bauhaus sites in Weimar and Dessau were included as UNESCO World Heritage locations in 1996. The recognition of the special type of architecture includes many buildings in the city. Busts and tributes to persons like Goethe, Pushkin, Shakespeare, Hummel, and Bach are on display across Weimar, as well. For a look into the dark era of Nazi rule, take a somber moment and visit the Buchenwald Memorial. Visiting Weimar for exploration, relaxation, or business will reward you with a lifetime of memories.