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Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth, Dusseldorf

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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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  • 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 »
  • Beautiful ruins of once impressive castle, situated in a town that is also absolutely worth a visit. Easy to ride from Dusseldorf, and completely free!
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  • The Kaiserpfalz in Kaiserswerth is located directly on the Rhine. A walk through Kaiserswerth, you will pass the ruins of the Imperial Palace. She is very well maintained, has but only a few pieces of ruins to see.
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  • 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. ☺
  • 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.
  • Nice view
  • 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!