Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer (1749-1832).

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Botanical Garden, Padua
Classical Weimar Lived here - Goethe?s House is part of the inscribed monuments
Cologne Cathedral Mentioned it in his "Von Deutscher Baukunst" (1823)
Florence Italian Journey
Great Spa Towns of Europe Goethe visited the Small Versailles Inn in Karlovy Vary in 1820.
Naples Italian Journey
Naumburg Cathedral Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 – 1832) also visited the Naumburg Cathedral on 17 April 1813, where he sought to purchase some work of art “by acquisition, exchange or pillaging”. (nom file)
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Italian Journey
Rammelsberg and Goslar Goslar among others in his Harz Journey
Regensburg Part of his Italian Journey
Rome Italian Journey
Siena Italian Journey
Strasbourg Studied there
Syracuse Italian Journey
Val di Noto Palazzo Biscari (Catania): "Einen berühmten Besucher kann der Palazzo Biscari verzeichnen: Johann Wolfgang Goethe, der am 3. Mai 1787 vom Fürsten Vincenzo empfangen wurde." (wiki de)
Vatican City Italian Journey
Venice and its Lagoon Italian Journey


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