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Interesting old ruins by the Rhine at Kaiserswerth and well worth a visit if you find yourself in... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Great historic place

It's a great option if you want to wander around Dusseldorf and see some history. It was initially... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Carla D
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Kaiserswerth, 40489 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 211 22973077
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This location is special: you are not far away from a big business city sitting outside nearby the riverside, you may even enjoy sundowners, big trees protect you from the sun, you just get some rest have a good drink, snack some stuff or dine...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Interesting old ruins by the Rhine at Kaiserswerth and well worth a visit if you find yourself in that area.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Not much else to see in this little part of Düsseldorf but he ruins. We were there around 10 in the morning, with no other people there. I think I took pictures of every corner of the ruins. They are enchanting. I imagine people walking...More

Thank Andrealoverke
Reviewed 21 July 2018

It's a great option if you want to wander around Dusseldorf and see some history. It was initially built as a monastery, and it has gone through many owners and facts ever since. You will only see and walk around the ruins, but you can...More

Thank Carla D
Reviewed 22 May 2018

It was a bit difficult to find this place after get off the train, but it was because I was looking for Kaiserswerth in Google Maps, and not Kaiserpfalz. You have to put Kaiserpfalz on Google Maps to find the place properly. It's really interesting...More

3  Thank MelissaMarcondesBeff
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Took the U-Bahn #79 from central Düsseldorf (Heinrich-Heine-Allee station) to Kaiserswerther to visit the "Kaiserpfalz" ruins of Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa's Royal Palace (25 minute ride). We got off at Kittelbachstraße stop and walked on a residential street and pathway to the ruins. Amazing history, not...More

1  Thank Ted M
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I was there for about 2 hours. Worth to visit. You can walk there and take some beatiful picyures. I did not read the history of this place, but try to read before :))

1  Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Worth a visit if combined with a river walk and a visit to the neighbouring town on a trip out from Dusseldorf. Located about a 20 minute tram ride from Dusseldorf (just past the airport on the banks of the Rhine) this small derelict castle...More

1  Thank nick w
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is just another ruin with historical importance set on the banks of the river Rhine downstream of Düsseldorf (about 10km). This is a small gentle town, ideal for a short escape from downtown Düsseldorf or underway from/to DUS

Thank Filip V
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The castle ruins of the Kaiserpfalz are on the banks of the river Rhine. Amazingly old ruins from the 10th century. The site itself is not accessible beyond summer months, but it is worth visiting year around- weather permitting. Nice walk along the river and...More

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20 September 2016|
Response from Donna B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes you can get a tram to Kaiserpfalz we got a map from the tourist information centre in the town, which is located opposite the train station. It gives you a route of all the transport options and numbers. The... More
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Response from Wilf40 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't have a clue, Elvis' cars are not so important in Germany.
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Response from Wilf40 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a public area and you can visit the remains of the Pfalz-Complex all year round, i.e. on Sundays as well. And don't forget to have a cup of coffie on the Kaiserswerth Market Square, two-three hundred meters down... More