Erfurt Guidebooks and Maps
From: Erfurt, Germany
The illustrated guidebooks and
map below don't cost much, and they make great souvenirs. Look for them at
Buch Habel (Anger 7),
(Anger 28), or at Erfurt Tourist Information.
(Some titles may be out of print when you read this, since we compiled the list
a few years ago.)
Paperback, 64 pages
This is probably the most
comprehensive guide to Erfurt that you'll run across. Although the main
text is in German, the book contains a detailed 9-page English summary
about the city's history and landmarks.
||Erfurt Past and Present
Paperback, 32 pages
It's hard to go
wrong with the English edition of this inexpensive booklet. After a short history,
the mini-guide discusses Erfurt's churches, university, markets, bridges, and
||Die Karte: Erfurt
Erfurt Tourist Information
offers a free map, but if you're going to be in Erfurt for a couple of
days or more, buy this larger-scale street and transit map (which folds
down to pocket size and comes with a plastic sleeve).
||Martin Luther in Erfurt
Paperback, 42 pages
booklet's highly readable text is adapted from the 1943 book Luther
and Erfurt. It includes color photos, engravings, and a map of
places in Erfurt that are associated with the Reformer.
||Evangelical Church and Monastery of
St. Augustine in Erfurt
Paperback, 36 pages
Evangelisches Augustinerkloster zu Erfurt
is the church and monastery where Martin Luther lived as a monk in the
early 1500s. You can buy this booklet about Luther and the the
Augustinerkloster at the monastery's reception desk (where you also can
book a guest room).
Erfurt tourist information links
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