Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), Ruedesheim am Rhein
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Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), located in the landscaped park of the same name, commemorates the founding of the German Empire after the end of the Franco-Prussian War. Wilhelm I laid the monument's first stone on Sept. 16, 1871, and the complete structure measures 38 m (125 ft) tall. The monument depicts the ruler as well as army commanders and soldiers. Several peace and war statues complement the structure. Visit this site via gondola lift, rack railway, or foot trails. Plan to see Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ruedesheim am Rhein trip itinerary planner.
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  • High up above Ruedesheim, the Rhine and vineyards is this very impressive monument built to commemorate the Unification of Germany. It can be reached by car, on foot or by cable car if you are on tour...  more »
  • Most people will visit this place for its great view over the Rhine valley, or as a starting/terminal point for a walk from/to Assmanshausen. Using the two cable cars in Rüdesheim and Assmannshausen, ...  more »
  • The Niederwald Monument is a majestic statue, over 30 feet tall and is located in Niederwald landscape park. It overlooks the valley of the Rhine and was built in the 1870/80s to commemorate the Unifi...  more »