Bike Touring Highlight
On the banks of the Rhine lies the ruins of the Imperial Palace. Here you can stroll through the old grounds and admire the building ruins. In addition to the old walls, you can also enjoy the magnificent plant splendor. Namely, many different plants grow between the stones of the walls, which make the plant an impressive vertical garden.
The Kaiserpfalz is open from Good Friday to October 31st daily from 9am to 6pm. Admission is free.
October 25, 2018
The ruin of the Imperial Palace Kaiserswerth is located in the Kaiserswerth district of Düsseldorf. The Palatinate goes back to a monastery founded by the monk Suitbert (us) in 700. At that time, the Franconian housemaker Pippin the Middle and his wife Plektrudis donated to the Anglo-Saxon monk a Rhine island artificially created by circumnavigation of the old Rhine arm, on which there was already a Frankish Fronhof - protected by mounds, ditches and palisades. This developed in the following time to a fortified Zollfeste. On December 23, 1982, the facility was entered in the monument list of the city in the category castles, mansions, fortifications, castles.
The name Kaiserswerth derives from the Middle High German word werth for island. He means thus emperor island or island of the emperor.
July 3, 2015
From Wuppertal on the panoramic bike path Niederbergbahn, a nice tour. From Meiersberg / Homberg cultivated bike path on the road, via Ratigen to Kaiserswerth. From there, there are many more possibilities. Either you drive on to Dusseldorf Hamm, get on the S8 and drive back. Or on to Benrath. From there there are beautiful ways to Cologne. Either via Monheim, or on the other side via Zons. From Kaiserswerth with the ferry over, then on to Mönchengladbach is also very nice. My favorite tour, however, is the one to Cologne. :-))
April 10, 2018
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