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The Pfalz and Rhine Terrace Sights

Rathaus und Museum für Weinkultur (Town Hall and Museum of Wine Culture)

  • Marktpl. 9 Map It
  • Deidesheim

Updated 11/14/2013

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The old Rathaus, whose doorway is crowned by a baldachin and baroque dome, is on the Marktplatz. The attractive open staircase leading up to the entrance is the site of the festive Geissbock-Versteigerung (billy-goat auction) every Pentecost Tuesday, followed by a parade and folk dancing. The goat is the tribute neighboring Lambrecht has paid Deidesheim since 1404 for grazing rights. Inside, in addition to a richly appointed Ratssaal (council chamber), is a museum of wine culture, which examines the importance of wine throughout history. There's also a wine bar where you can taste and buy wines from the area.

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Marktpl. 9, Deidesheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, 67146, Germany

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  • Donation requested
  • Mar.–Dec., Wed.–Sun. 4–6

Updated 11/14/2013


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