Wiesbaden Sights and Landmarks Guide, Germany
The capital city Wiesbaden is constantly described as possessing an unparalleled appeal. Wiesbaden Sights are a combination of a modern state capital and conserved culture. Exploring this city will surely satisfy any tourist’s curiosity.
Wiesbaden Sights – History and Culture
Wiesbaden’s culture and history can be experienced through the many tourist attractions which provide a glimpse of the city’s intricate past. The historical and cultural landmarks are some of the foundations of this beautiful city.
Solmsschlosschen. This castle got its name from the Prince Albrecht zu Solms-Braunfels. Compared to other palaces, the Solmsschlosschen is fairly small in size. The neo-Gothic styled castle includes a chapel.
Niederwald-Denkmal. This world-renowned landmark was officially unveiled in 1883. The 38 meter tall monument is a memorial of the confederation of the German states to establish a German Empire in 1871. Niederwald-Denkmal is regarded as a “German National Monument”.
Wiesbaden Sights – Museum and Exhibition Facilities
The arts have a lingering tradition in Wiesbaden. The city has given importance not just to the conventional arts, but also to the avant-garde. Museums and exhibition facilities found in the city give honor to the various artworks.
Museum Wiesbaden. Having three departments, this museum draws international interest because of its exceptional collection of Expressionist artworks. Add to the art collection, the museum also displays the Nassau Antiquities Collection and the Natural Science Collection.
Frauen Museum. The interchanging exhibits of the museum are about the history and culture of women in society. Frauen Museum provides visitors with many supplementary programs like seminars, lectures and workshops for all presentations.
Wiesbaden Sights – Recreation and Leisure
Among German cities and towns, Wiesbaden is known for its status as the “green city”. The city gives visitors a chance to explore its natural surroundings. In Wiesbaden, tourists have countless opportunities to dynamically unwind and take pleasure in nature.
Rettbergsaue. The island’s name is derived from Baron Carl von Rettberg who bought the biggest part of the island on the Rhine River. Rettbergsaue has a 68-hectare area with two recreational parks and camping zones. Around 90% of Rettbergsaue is an environmentally sheltered area because of its wide range population of birds and plants. The island also has white sandy beaches perfect for a great destination for days out.
Unter den Eichen. This leisure park is found near the city’s forest. The Unter den Eichen is perfect for the whole family because of the superb old trees, sunbathing and relaxation areas. The park also includes a family pool, a striking playground, and a kiosk offering food for visitors.
A perfect vacation in Wiesbaden awaits every tourist. The Wiesbaden Sights are set for everyone to explore. Other notable landmarks and recreational areas are found in Germany through the Cologne Sights and Stuttgart Sights.
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