Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Sights

Kaiserpfalz (Imperial Palace)

  • Kaiserbleek 6 Map It
  • Goslar

Published 04/24/2016

Fodor's Review

The impressive Kaiserpfalz, set high above the historic downtown area, dates to the early Middle Ages. It once was the center of German imperial glory, when emperors held their regular parliamentary diets here. Among the rulers who frequented Goslar were Heinrich III (1039–56) and his successor, Heinrich IV (1056–1106), who was also born in Goslar. You can visit an exhibit about the German medieval kaisers who stayed here, inspect the small chapel where the heart of Heinrich III is buried (the body is in Speyer), and view the beautiful ceiling murals in the Reichssaal (Imperial Hall).

Sight Information


Kaiserbleek 6, Goslar, Lower Saxony, 38640, Germany

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Sight Details:

  • €7.50
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–Mar., daily 10–4

Published 04/24/2016


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