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 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • How safe is Kaiserslautern for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kaiserslautern.

    • Burglary and Theft 20 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.17 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 20.83 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 79.17 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Kaiserslautern is 217.03 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 78.92 (High)
    • Climate Index 78.71 (High)
    • Pollution Index 14.73 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.53 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.39 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.76 (Very High)
    • 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 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.29 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.52 USD

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