The town hall of Schmalkalden and on a hill in the background the palace Wilhelmsburg, in Schmalkladen, Germany.


Coat of Arms of Schmalkalden

Schmalkalden is a small town in Thuringia that was part of Hesse for many centuries. The city is best known for the Schmalkaldic League, founded in 1531, which is considered the political arm of the Reformation. The cityscape is characterized by beautiful late medieval half-timbered houses around the market square.