Pfungstadt Tourism

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Pfungstadt is a German town of 25,117 inhabitants, in the district of Darmstadt-Dieburg in the state of Hesse. The town was first mentioned in 785 as property of the Monastery of Lorsch and got its town rights in 1886 due to its railway station. It is situated just west of the Odenwald hills, one of the closest being Frankenstein with its castle ruin of monstrous fame (Mary Shelley) on its summit. It is said, Shelley used the name after asking a sailor on a Rhine trip to tell her the name of "this yonder castle". The historical town hall is the centre of the old part of the town, which in 1664 was being developed with a view to allowing the river Modau to flow above ground as basis for a promenade. Pfungstadt is most famous today for its beer, Pfungstädter, which can be found all over Germany. The Brewery has a long history. Other aspects of the town: the swimming pool was known far and wide, with a modern wave generation feature which was loved by young and old. The city had to close the pool due to a lack of funds required for major maintenance projects. In 1973, the town hosted the 13th Hessentag state festival. Pfungstadt is also notable as being the birthplace of the great Anglo-Jewish synagogue composer Julius Mombach.

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Planning a vacation to Pfungstadt in Germany? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. After your splendid visit to Pfungstadt, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Mainz. Mainz, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The Main Tower, The Goethe House, Sachsenhausen. To reach Pfungstadt, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Mainz Finthen Airport. Popular vacation packages of Pfungstadt are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Pfungstadt*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pfungstadt

    Know the pollution level of Pfungstadt before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Pfungstadt: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pfungstadt for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pfungstadt.

    • Burglary and Theft 40 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 30 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35 (Low)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pfungstadt - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pfungstadt is 179.32 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 61.25 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.84 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.35 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.43 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 116.36 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pfungstadt

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pfungstadt

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.74 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 91.59 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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