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Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth, Dusseldorf
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
Discover the 1,000-year-old history of Dusseldorf at Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth. Situated on the banks of the Rhine River, the site boasts the ruins of a 10th-century castle that has 4.5 m (14.8 ft) thick stone walls, high archways, and picturesque river views. Spend the afternoon wandering the ruins free of charge before walking along the Rhine River and stopping for a cold drink at one of the local beer gardens. Ruins are closed to visitors from October to April. To visit Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth on your holiday in Dusseldorf, and find out what else Dusseldorf has to offer, use our Dusseldorf travel itinerary maker.
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Die gute Lage am Rhein war der Grund für die Kaiser, dort eine Burg zu errichten. Insbesondere wurde von der Heinrich Dynastie hier Geschichte geschrieben. Heinrich der IV. wurde als Kind dort vom Erz... read more »The good location on the Rhine was the reason for the emperor to build a castle there. In particular, dynasty here was written by the Henry story. Henry of IV was kidnapped as a child by the Archbishop and had a split relationship to the Church since then. Good stories from the middle ages. The 1000 ruins can be visited with or without a guide. Next door is a restaurant what drinking coffee and eating invites. But also a leisurely walk along the Rhine a visit is worth (werth!).show original
First let me say that be careful using Google maps to get there by public transit. I (and at least one other person I saw roaming around) got off at the wrong station according to Google maps. I don't... read more »
My suggestion: take a boat up to Kaiserswerth from Dusseldorf, it is a great little trip. I don't remember the exact history of the ruins, but I love ruins so they are very cool. Right nearby there is... read more »
Nice ruins, but I can't deny I was a bit disappointed. The ruins are just from one building only, so there's not really much to see. It's a nice area to have a walk and stop by for a coffee, though.
Super easy to get to from the city and has a lot of old world charm to offer.
I love the castle ruins! There are many fun castle chambers and stairs with different color stones making up the castle walls. Lots of great picture opportunities and a great restaurant nearby!
Markus MollsImpressive facility, even as a ruin. Always worth a visit. Freely accessibleshow original
Lutz RohrigNice excursion!Information panels that explain the ruins good!When the weather not to the visit suitableshow original
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