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Ilmenau is a breath taking city. Situated on the Ilm River, at an altitude of more than 400 meters above sea level, this German town is a great tourist destination. It is a part of the Ilm Kreis district, in the Thuringia state. Ilmenau has a population of more than 26,000 residents and an area of 62.64 square kilometers. The city of Ilmenau is surrounded by the Thuringian Forest. Not only regular tourists love Ilmenau as a destination for their vacations, but Goethe was a fan of the area, too. The name of the town comes from two German words, 'Ulmen" and "Aue", which mean "elms" and "floodplain", so Ilmenau refers to the floodplain of the river which used to be covered with elms in the past. In the area there are beautiful attractions that you can visit.

Top Attractions within Ilmenau

Waldgasthaus Auerhahn is the sole 100% German restaurant located in Ilmenau. You can visit it at 50 Auerhahn Strasse. It is located exactly in the area where Goethe used to vacation in Ilmenau. The food is great and comes in large and delicious portions. The decor is rustic and nice and the serving is excellent.

Bobhutte Berggasthaus is an inn and a restaurant located downtown Ilmenau. You can pay it a visit on Wald Strasse. It is located close to the beautiful forest the surrounds the city. The menu is based on dishes of the international cuisine. The staff is very helpful and has no problem communicating with the foreign tourists who do not speak German.

Dimitrius Irodion Garnitis is a Greek eatery that you can reach near the city center of Ilmenau, at 38 Erfurter Strasse. The menu is focused on meat dishes and on the specialties of the house. There are also a few delicious fish dishes that you can enjoy. The dining room is large and has beautiful decorations, making you feel like home.