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.
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