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Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth, Dusseldorf

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Ruin Tourist Spot
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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Where to stay in Dusseldorf

The Old City, Altstadt, is the center of the action and offers a number of hotels and guesthouses. For quiet evenings and a view of the Old City consider the Oberkassel/Niederkassel area on the other side of the Rhine river. There is inexpensive accommodation in the Unterbilk area near the university, along with a collection of bars, restaurants, and cafes.
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  • good place to refresh you history knowledge. good reach with the U-bahn and nice area for a strawl along the river  more »
  • Excavated and well preserved ruins of the fortifications and imperial residence controlling the river crossing in Charles' time. Good walking promenade and fine dining / drinking spots nearby  more »
  • We came upon this in the summer and it was wonderful to imagine what it must have been like in its 12th century heyday. Free to explore snd take pictures. The old town of Kaiserswerth is lovely with b...  more »
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  • Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth is the ruin of a castle built on the shores of the river Rhine. It's a great spot to take pictures of the beautiful countryside and the building that hasn't lost its grace despite its decay. There is no entrance fee and you can walk and climb around as you wish.
  • Beautiful! The ruin is small and will not take more than 1 hour. Next you may like to explore the neighbouring area. It has got a good countryside and town around for a walk. ☺
  • Awesome historical place to explore in peace
  • Great place for culture-loving person.
  • Great place to access things before the hour long trip to the ruin.