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Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)

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Address: Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
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This majestic statue, over 30 feet tall, sits atop Rüdesheim's National...

This majestic statue, over 30 feet tall, sits atop Rüdesheim's National Monument.

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It sits on a hill above Rudesheim. It overlooks the valley of the Rhine and was built in the 1870/80s to commemorate the Unification of Germany. The views from on top are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 16, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

It sits on a hill above Rudesheim. It overlooks the valley of the Rhine and was built in the 1870/80s to commemorate the Unification of Germany. The views from on top are outstanding. You can walk or drive up or better yet...take the Seilbahn which is what I did! It was fun and saved me an hour walk!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

If your in the area i's worth your time to take a look and explore a little and absorb the the meaning of the place

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I walked to the monument from Rudesheim, it took approx one hour. This is well worth a visit, it is huge. There are good views back to Rudesheim and the Rhein, certainly worth the climb. There is a cable car available but only runs from 11 AM, cost is 5 Euro one way or 7 for return. Recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This is a nice, large monument. The subject is not of much interest to non-Germans. There are great views of the Rhine from the monument. Very worthwhile.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

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 and have limited time. The site worth visiting for the views let alone its historical significance.

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Cugir, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

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, this is an easy walk for all ages. History buffs will prepare by informing themselves about the monument and its background, and see it as the monument... More 

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Bethalto, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

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 Unification of Germany. Use the Seilbahn to make a trip from the ground station to the landscape park. The gondola ride is superb. You ride over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

If you are in Rudesheim, you really should take the gondola ride to the top of the hill to the Niederwald Monument. We were able to go up with a group and hear a lot about the history of the monument and it's significance. That was interesting. But the views are truly breathtaking. We saw the end of the grape... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

One of my local cousins did an excellent job of providing a tour of this area. So for those of you that like to walk take the Seilbahn from Rudesheim up to this statue then walk on the paths on top of the hill and take the other Seilbahn down to Assmannhausen and then the ferry back to Rudesheim. It's... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This place is worth visiting due to the spot. It is a beautiful location up in a hill above Rudesheim. Great views of the river and the vineyards. The monument is huge - quite impressive although the purpose of it (why it has been created) remain unclear. If the weather is beautiful that would be bonus for the views. Sunny... More 

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