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These are wonderful castle ruins on the Rhine river and just a 15 minute tram ride outside of the... read more

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dusseldorf, Germany
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Kaiserswerth, 40489 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These are wonderful castle ruins on the Rhine river and just a 15 minute tram ride outside of the city centre. There is a small perimeter fence stopping you getting inside and up close but it does not stop you from getting great photos. A...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tops & Flops - Right next to the rhine & great beergarden (e.g. for stopover on bike tour & watch sunset) - Some good information displayed at the site

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank michaeln297
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Kaiserwerth because of a recommendation from the tourist info centre as we were looking for somewhere close to Dusseldorf to pass a couple of hours. The town was quite small and easy to walk around. The journey took around 30 minutes from the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KarlCanaries
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Firstly, this place is NOT open in December. Ignore Google information. Having said that even though we could only walk around outside - it is worthwhile to visit and you can walk around outside and also along the River Rhine embankment. There is a village...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YYLem-Sit
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Forgot to check whether the ruins were open during winter, it is not. This is a peaceful haven. We walked around a bit, and explored the village. I like what one TA member suggested. Take U79 and get off at Kittelbachstrasse. Explore the village and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank SpringZephyr
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 21 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tonyrpayne
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carladC5863WZ
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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
20 August 2015|
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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.
8 August 2015|
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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