Kaiserslautern Tourism

Explore the wilderness of Germany by taking a peek into the smaller cities of the country. Talking about a German holiday, Frankfurt is most likely to cross your mind. And why not? This central German city is not only a financial hub but also a tourist magnet. But, the raw beauty of Germany lies in its remote interiors. Kaiserslautern is one of those cities that compliment the country with pure naturalness.

This Southwestern city lies between the Haardt Mountains (Pfälzer Wald) and the Saar-Nahe-Bergland (Nordpfalzer Bergland), northeast of Saarbrucken in Germany. Kaiserlautern is nestled in the short hills to the west of the Rhone River valley on the brink of the popular Pfalz forest. The town is not only known worldwide for science and technology but for its blissful atmosphere and craze for football.

The Rathus (town hall) is a major highlight of the city as once the spectacular building was the tallest in Kaiserslautern, exhibiting phenomenal views of its surroundings. The town is also home the ruins of the popular castle of Kaiserpfalz, which was the residence of Barbarossa.

The sparkling nightlife of the city lies in the old town where you have plenty of bars, cafes, restaurants and discotheques. As the city is surrounding by hills, hiking becomes part and parcel of your trip on a visit to this part of Germany. This city therefore doesn’t lack fun adventure activities both outdoor and indoor. Kaiserslautern is one of those must see places to visit in Germany, especially for adventure seekers.

Essential travel information and Kaiserslautern tips for your visit

  • Do not litter in the city.
  • Please promote cleanliness.
  • Know the pollution level of Kaiserslautern before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 55 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35 (Low)
  • How safe is Kaiserslautern for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kaiserslautern.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 63.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 78.71 (High)
    • Pollution Index 19.31 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.33 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 62.96 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.25 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kaiserslautern

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.1 USD

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