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The narrowest house in Europe!!

A house that has miraculously avoided being torn down during the GDR times. Only 2,5 meters (around... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
ExpatriateInGermany
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Stuttgart, Germany
A unique sight

This is a unique piece of architecture, just 6 feet 8 inches wide and 34 feet deep. You cannot... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
tank1050
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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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Jul 3, 2017
“The narrowest house in Europe!!”
Jun 29, 2017
“A unique sight”
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Das als "Schmales Haus von Eisenach" bekannte Gebäude am Johannisplatz 9 in Eisenach ist eines der schmalsten Wohnhäuser Deutschlands. Das Alter des Schmalen Hauses wird auf 250 Jahre geschätzt. Vermutlich um 1790 wurde das Haus mit einer schlichten...more
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Johannisplatz 9, 99817 Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

A house that has miraculously avoided being torn down during the GDR times. Only 2,5 meters (around 8 feet) wide! It's a private home, so you can only see it from the outside, but it's well worth it.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a unique piece of architecture, just 6 feet 8 inches wide and 34 feet deep. You cannot tour it since it is a private residence. Check it out as you tour the sights, but do not make a special trip.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank tank1050
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It is one of the smallest houses in the world. It's closed, unfortunately you can not come in there. But some photos with it will be unforgettable!

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is an impressive little house. I visited it as part of a tour through the city. You can't go inside as a person still lives there. So it is not worthwhile to travel to Eisenach to see it, but if you are there anyway,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank sanikithegreat
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were on our 34th Wedding Anniversary, and visited Eisenach on a day trip by train. I had been to the Eisenach train station on a Steam Train ride in 1998, but did not have a chance to visit the town. I was taking photos...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank James H
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is a very small and narrow house in the middle of more normal houses. You can't go inside but it's worth viewing from the outside.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Without a doubt the cutest house in Eisenach, but it's a house, not a museum. So I can't give it a five-star rating, even though it's really cute.

Date of experience: May 2016
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