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Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)

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Address: Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 067227103370

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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Best view with a historic background

When you are visiting the Rheingau or Rüdesheim don't miss the chance to visit the Niederwald Denkmal. It doesn't sound much, but it offers you a magnificent view onto the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When you are visiting the Rheingau or Rüdesheim don't miss the chance to visit the Niederwald Denkmal. It doesn't sound much, but it offers you a magnificent view onto the Rheingau and Rheinhessen. How to get there? There are two popular choices: 1. By foot if you are willing and able you can make the steep uphill route in 45... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent for a romantic trip. Stop in Rudesheim and then ride a cable car to the top of the hill. On a historic section of the Rhein, surrounded by vineyards.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The monument was built to commemorate the foundation of the German Empire after the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The construction was started in 1871, the cost of the work was estimated at one million gold marks and it was dedicated on September 28, 1883. The height is 38 meters (125 ft) and represents the union of all of Germany.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the monument is impressive. you take a cable car from Rudessheim- in the center it is lovely for kids-or you can go up by car. the view is magnificent!! you can have coffee there or eat . also a small museum/shop

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Take the cable car up. Wonderful views of the Rhein river. There is a path to walk up and down, but if you only have one day cable car is better.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jumped onto the cable car with 10 of my friends and travelled over the top of the vineyards on a beautiful autumnal day with great views over the awesome river Rhine and when we got off the cable cars unfortunately it started to rain so we headed for the little shop tucked in behind the imposing Niederwald monument and bought... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice historic place Parking space and snack bars Beautiful view around the Rhine river and the nahe river

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cable car ride across the top of the vineyards was peaceful and the views down to the Rhine were excellent. The town, which was so much tourist hustle and bustle when we started, just melted away providing lovely views from the cable car. At the top is a very impressive monument with various viewing levels down the valley. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk up to the monument but the gondola ride is probably the better idea unless you're really fit. We were lucky to be here at harvest time so we got to see workers pick the grapes below us as we climbed up the hill. The gondola ride gives you a great opportunity for amazing pics of the town... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This monument sit atop a hill above the Rhine River vally. There is a foot path from the town to walk up, or you can ride the cable car. Once on top you can see the finely scultured detail of the monument, but the views down into the wine valley is what I enjoyed most. There is a restroom ontop... More 

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