Sights & Attractions in The Rhineland

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Name Category Location
 
Alter Friedhof
This ornate, leafy cemetery is the resting place of many of the...
Cemeteries Bonn
 
Alter Markt
The square has an eclectic assembly of buildings, most of them...
Squares Cologne
 
Altes Rathaus
This 18th-century rococo town hall looks somewhat like a pink...
Government Buildings Bonn
 
Altes Rathaus
The Rathaus is worth a look, even from the outside. (Tours of...
Government Buildings Cologne
 
Altstadt
This party-hearty district has been dubbed "the longest bar in...
Neighborhoods / Streets Düsseldorf
 
Amphitheater
The sheer size of Trier's oldest Roman structure (circa AD 100)...
Archaeological Sites Trier
 
Beethoven-Haus
Beethoven was born in Bonn in 1770 and, except for a short stay...
Houses / Mansions Bonn
 
Bundesviertel
Walking through the pleasant area that was once the government...
Neighborhoods / Streets Bonn
 
Carolus-Thermen Bad Aachen
If you're a steam-lover, try this high-tech spa with a venerable...
Hot Springs / Spas Aachen
 
Deutsches Eck
This pointed bit of land, jutting into the river like the prow...
Viewpoints Koblenz
 
Dom
The oldest Christian church north of the Alps, the Dom stands...
Religious Sites Trier
 
Dom
Köln's landmark embodies one of the purest expressions of the...
Religious Sites Cologne
 
Dom
Aachen's stunning cathedral, the "Chapelle" of the town's earlier...
Religious Sites Aachen
 
Domschatzkammer
The cathedral houses sacred art from late antiquity and the Carolingian...
Museums / Galleries Aachen
 
Elisenbrunnen
Southeast of the cathedral and the site of the city's tourist-information...
Hot Springs / Spas Aachen
 
Festung Ehrenbreitstein
Europe's largest fortress, towering 400 feet above the left bank...
Archaeological Sites Koblenz
 
Gross St. Martin
This remarkable Romanesque parish church was rebuilt after being...
Religious Sites Cologne
 
Gürzenich
This Gothic structure, located at the south end of Martinsviertel...
Government Buildings Cologne
 
Hauptmarkt
The main market square of Old Trier—lined with gabled houses...
Squares Trier
 
Haus der Geschichte
German history since World War II is the subject of this museum...
Museums / Galleries Bonn
 
Heinrich-Heine-Institut
This museum and archive houses significant manuscripts from the...
Museums / Galleries Düsseldorf
 
Hofgarten Park
The oldest remaining parts of the Hofgarten date back to 1769...
Parks Düsseldorf
 
Kaiserthermen
This enormous 4th-century bathing palace once housed cold- and...
Archaeological Sites Trier
 
Karl-Marx-Haus
Marx was born on May 5, 1818, in this bourgeois house built in...
Museums / Galleries Trier
 
Käthe Kollwitz Museum
The works of Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945), the most important German...
Museums / Galleries Cologne
 
Kölnisches Stadtmuseum
The triumphs and tragedies of Köln's rich past are packed into...
Museums / Galleries Cologne
 
Königsallee
Düsseldorf's main shopping avenue epitomizes the city's affluence...
Neighborhoods / Streets Düsseldorf
 
Konstantin Basilika
An impressive reminder of Trier's Roman past, this edifice is...
Religious Sites Trier
 
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
This is one of the Rhineland's most important venues for major...
Museums / Galleries Bonn
 
Kunstmuseum Bonn
Changing exhibits are generally excellent at this large museum...
Museums / Galleries Bonn
 
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen
This important fixture on Düsseldorf's art scene is split into...
Museums / Galleries Düsseldorf
 
Kurfürstliches Schloss
Strolling along the promenade toward town, you'll pass this gracious...
Castles / Palaces Koblenz
 
Kurfürstliches Schloss
Built in the 18th century by the prince-electors of Köln, this...
Castles / Palaces Bonn
 
Liebfrauenkirche
War damage is evidenced by the blend of old buildings and modern...
Religious Sites Koblenz
 
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst
One of the world's most important art collectors, chocolate magnate...
Museums / Galleries Aachen
 
Ludwig Museum
Just behind the Deutsches Eck, housed in the spic-and-span Deutschherrenhaus...
Museums / Galleries Koblenz
 
MedienHafen
This stylish, revamped district is a mix of late-19th-century...
Squares Düsseldorf
 
Mittelrhein Museum
Relocated in 2013 to the new Forum Confluentes, this museum houses...
Museums / Galleries Koblenz
 
Münster
The 900-year-old church is vintage late Romanesque, with a massive...
Religious Sites Bonn
 
Museum am Dom Trier
This collection, just behind the Dom, focuses on medieval sacred...
Museums / Galleries Trier
 
Museum Kunst Palast
This impressive art museum lies at the northern extremity of...
Museums / Galleries Düsseldorf
 
Museum Ludwig
This museum is dedicated to art from the beginning of the 20th...
Museums / Galleries Cologne
 
Museum Schnütgen
A treasure house of medieval art from the Rhine region, the museum...
Museums / Galleries Cologne
 
Neanderthal Museum
Just outside Düsseldorf, the Düssel River forms a valley, called...
Museums / Galleries Düsseldorf
 
Poppelsdorfer Schloss
This former electors' palace, built in the baroque style between...
Castles / Palaces Bonn
 
Porta Nigra
The best-preserved Roman structure in Trier was originally a...
Architectural Sites Trier
 
Rathaus
Aachen's town hall sits behind the Dom, across Katschhof Square...
Government Buildings Aachen
 
Rheinisches Landesmuseum
The largest collection of Roman antiquities in Germany is housed...
Museums / Galleries Trier
 
Rheinkran
The squat form of this crane, built in 1611, is one of Koblenz's...
Architectural Sites Koblenz
 
Rhine Promenade
Traffic is routed away from the river and underneath this pedestrian...
Promenades / Boardwalks Düsseldorf
 
Römisch-Germanisches Museum
This cultural landmark was built in the early 1970s around the...
Museums / Galleries Cologne
 
Roscheider Hof
For a look at 19th- and 20th-century rural life in the Mosel-Saar...
Museums / Galleries Trier
 
Schloss Jägerhof
At the far-east edge of the Hofgarten, this baroque structure...
Castles / Palaces Düsseldorf
 
Schlossturm
A squat tower is all that remains of the palace built by the...
Castles / Palaces Düsseldorf
 
Schokoladenmuseum
This riverside museum south of the cathedral is a real hit, and...
Museums / Galleries Cologne
 
St. Gereon
This exquisite Romanesque basilica stands on the site of an old...
Religious Sites Cologne
 
St. Kastor Basilika
It was in this sturdy Romanesque basilica, consecrated in 836...
Religious Sites Koblenz
 
St. Kunibert
The most lavish of the churches from the late-Romanesque period...
Religious Sites Cologne
 
St. Lambertus
This Gothic church is near the palace tower on Burgplatz. Its...
Religious Sites Düsseldorf
 
St. Maria im Kapitol
Built in the 11th and 12th centuries on the site of a Roman temple...
Religious Sites Cologne
 
Stadtmuseum Simeonstift Trier
Built around the remains of the Romanesque Simeonskirche, this...
Museums / Galleries Trier
 
Suermondt-Ludwig Museum
The smaller of the two Ludwig art institutions in town (the Ludwig...
Museums / Galleries Aachen
 
Viehmarktthermen
Trier's third Roman bath (early 1st century) was discovered when...
Archaeological Sites Trier
 
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
This museum contains paintings spanning the years 1300 to 1900...
Museums / Galleries Cologne
 
Weindorf
Just off the Pfaffendorf Bridge, which marks the beginning of...
Restaurants Koblenz
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