Best Things To Do in Wiesbaden, Germany

by Meghana Agashe Updated on 15 Oct 2018

A historic spa town known for its 14 hot springs which are said to cure various ailments and bone diseases, Wiesbaden’s name translates as 'meadow baths'. The state capital of Hesse, this is the city which inspired renowned Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky to write his masterpiece, The Gambler which is based upon his experience of building up huge debts at the city’s gambling tables in the 1860s.

This town has undergone a massive transformation after the Second World War and now boasts of magnificent neoclassical buildings, markets and churches. As you traverse through this quaint German town, what will catch your eye is the stunning contrast of the natural beauty with the man-made attractions. Indulge in sightseeing tours, have a relaxed time at the hot water springs, gamble the night away at the casinos and spend time amidst the lush green pastures upon your visit to Wiesbaden, Germany. To know more about Wiesbaden tourism, check out the list of things to do in Wiesbaden and top-rated attractions.

Author: Meghana Agashe
Oscillating between reality and day-dreaming, Meghana is a journalist by education and a travel-blogger by profession. The eternal love for exploring different places and cuisines, the urge to interact with people across cultures and the thirst for a...

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Wiesbaden, Germany

Must see places in Wiesbaden ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Wiesbaden and point of interests to visit.

  1. Wilhemstrasse

    # 1 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 1016 times in trip plans

    Tags: Outdoors, Street Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Wiesbaden, Germany.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you love shopping on your travels and want to go high on those plush clothes, then the Wilhemstrasse is the place for you. The boulevard covers an entire stretch of the city- its eastern side accom...Read more

  2. Spielbank Wiesbaden

    # 2 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 855 times in trip plans
    Spielbank Wiesbaden

    Tags: Casino, Entertainment

    Address: Kurhausplatz 1, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    If you love the velvety black-jack tables or the shiny slots or even the dicey roulette, then this place is sure to keep calling you to play your luck! The casino is located in the Kurhauspatz and is ...Read more

  3. Marktkirche

    # 3 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 397 times in trip plans

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Marktplatz, 65183 Wiesbaden, Hesse,Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A beautiful redgothic church located at the heart of the city, Marktkirche is perfect for a walk during the day. Highlights include free organ concert every Saturday morning. The church is known for i...Read more

  4. Kurpark

    # 4 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 811 times in trip plans

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Boating, Fountain

    Address: Parkstrasse, 65183 Wiesbaden, Hesse,Germany

    Designed in 1852, the Kupark is adjacent to the Kurhaus and is one of the best parks in the city. Take a stroll in the lush green grass or simple relax underneath a tree on a sunny afternoon after a l...Read more

  5. Schloss Biebrich

    # 5 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 632 times in trip plans
    Schloss Biebrich

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Am Schloßpark, 65203 Wiesbaden, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built in 1702 by Prince Georg August Samuel of Nassau-Idstein, the Schloss Bebrich embraces the river Rhine. Built in Baroque style, the palace is known for its charming estate which no...Read more

  6. Taunusstrasse

    # 6 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 270 times in trip plans

    Tags: Outdoors, Restaurant, Street Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Taunusstrasse is one of those streets that you have to explore on foot. Taunustrasse is known for its antique shops and beautiful facades of old building which stay true to its authentic charm. If you...Read more

  7. Holocaust Memorial

    # 7 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 142 times in trip plans
    Holocaust Memorial

    Tags: Educational Site, Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: Michelsberg Hill, Wiesbaden, Hesse,Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In memory of all the Jews that lost their lives during the Holocaust in Germany, the Holocaust memorial is located near Michelsberg Hill, on either side of the busy street. One side tells the story of...Read more

  8. Roman Open Air Museum

    # 8 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 116 times in trip plans
    Roman Open Air Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Outdoors, Nature

    Address: Am Romertor, Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany

    The Roman Open Air Museum is a fantastic way to get up and close with Wiesbaden’s Roman history. Roman Stone Tablets grace the streets as you explore this old ruin still standing tall amidst the...Read more

  9. Altes Rathaus

    # 9 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 57 times in trip plans
    Altes Rathaus

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Marktstraße 16, 65183 Wiesbaden, Germany

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 11:00 pm Details

    The oldest building in Wiesbaden, AltesRathaus was built in 1610 and still remains as a functional building. Originally built as a Town Hall, today the building functions as a Registry Office and is s...Read more

  10. Neroberg Lookout

    # 10 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 161 times in trip plans
    Neroberg Lookout

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Scenic Drive, Picnic Spot

    Address: Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Take a Funicular ride to the top of the city that offers you a view of a lifetime! A favourite among locals and tourist alike, the Neroberg Lookout experience is incomplete without a camera and a smal...Read more

  11. Altstadt

    # 11 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 190 times in trip plans

    Tags: Art And Culture, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Webergasse, Wilhelmstrasse, Wiesbaden,Hesse, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Altstadt forms the old part of the city and is known for its beautiful old buildings which take you back in time with every step! Highlights include: Clever Mural art on the buildings. This place is...Read more

  12. Rettbergsaue

    # 12 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 71 times in trip plans

    Tags: Beach, Island, Cafe, Tourist Center

    Address: Wiesbaden, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the largest islands in Rhine, Rettbergsaue is a tourist favourite. The island is rich in flora and fauna. Highlights include: Rettbergsaue Natural Reserve Biebrich Beach Insel-Cafe (Island Caf...Read more

  13. Saint Bonifatius Church

    # 13 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 297 times in trip plans
    Saint Bonifatius Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Luisenstraße 27, 65185 Wiesbaden, Germany

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in the 1840’s, St Banifatious Church is the central catholic parish in Hesse. The gothic architecture with Romanesque influences for which the church is often visited by tourists was desig...Read more

  14. Hessiches Staatstheatre

    # 14 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 64 times in trip plans
    Hessiches Staatstheatre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Theatre

    Address: Christian-Zais-Straße 3, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    If you are an art lover and want to explore the creative facets of Wiesbaden, then the HessichesStaatstheatre is the perfect place to be. The theatre is known for its opera, ballet and classical music...Read more

  15. Sektkellerei Henkell

    # 15 of 602 Things To Do in Wiesbaden | Added 45 times in trip plans
    Sektkellerei Henkell

    Tags: Tour, Food And Drinks, Architecture

    Address: BiebricherAllee 142, 65187 Wiesbaden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    If you love wine and don’t mind getting a little bit tipsy over a glass of sparkling goodness, then head over to Sektkellerei Henkell- a rare experience to taste some of the best European wines ...Read more

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  • Galluswarte

    Mainzer Landstraße 232

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  • Leichtweisshöhle

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  • Theaterkolonnaden

    Christian-Zais-Straße 3

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  • Mönchbruch

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Haus zum Stein

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  • Aussichtsturm Pferdskopf

  • Wollstube Petra, M. van den Berg

    Brunnenstraße 14

  • Oberwaldberg

  • Wissberg

  • Rhein-Main ReinigungsChemie GmbH

    Am Berg 20

  • Maruschka Haushahn

    Am Weißen Berg 9c

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  • Langener Waldsee

  • Hegbachsee

  • Walldorfer Badesee

  • Anglerheim Walldorfer Badesee

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  • Burg Kronberg

    Schlossstraße 10

  • Schloss Freudenberg

    Freudenbergstraße 220

    Museums Landmarks
  • Museum Wiesbaden

    Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2

  • Gutenberg-Museum Mainz

    Liebfrauenstraße 5

  • Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett

    Oberstraße 29

  • Heimatmuseum Nauheim

    Schulstraße 6

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  • Taunus Wunderland

    Haus zur Schanze 1

    Amusement Parks
  • Tiggolino Kinderspielparadies

    Frankfurter Straße 62

    Amusement Parks
  • Rambazamba Kinderspielparadies

    Mombacher Straße 76a

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  • Hochseilgarten juwi Verwaltung GmbH

    Energie-Allee 1

    Amusement Parks
  • Klaus Eiserloh und Christa Eiserloh

    Okrifteler Straße 75

    Amusement Parks
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  • Wunderbar

    Antoniterstraße 16

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • I-Punkt

    Wilhelmstraße 49

    Restaurants Bars
  • Maxim

    Neubrunnenplatz 1a

    Restaurants Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • 60/40

    Murnaustraße 1

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Cafe Klatsch

    Marcobrunnerstraße 9

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants Bars
  • Cafe Tass

    Burgstraße 13

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars Restaurants
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  • Merkur Spielothek

    Adolf-Haeuser-Straße 3

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielbank Mainz

    Rheinstraße 59

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielbank Mainz, Trier, Bad Ems GmbH & Co

    Karmeliterstraße 14

    Casinos and Gaming Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Wiesbadener Casino Gesellschaft

    Friedrichstraße 22

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • B&M Players Place Spielotheken GmbH

    Moritzstraße 8

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielodrom

    Parcusstraße 8

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Vogelburg Hochtaunus

    Vogelpark 1

    Natural Parks
  • Ziegeleipark

    Natural Parks
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  • Wald und Wiese

    Dog Parks
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  • Theodor-Heuss-Brücke


  • Rheinstrand an der Reduit

    Rheinufer 1

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  • what is the best closest ski resort for beginners near Wiesbaden ??

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    • There aren't many options to choose from when it comes to skiing near Wiesbaden. You can consider visiting Skilift Oberreifenbergan der Jugendherberge ( 49 6171 507817) that is less than an hour away from the city. 

      Skilifteam Engländer ( 49 6021 51742) is another ski resort in Heigenbrücken that is around 90 kilometers away. 
      You will have a great time at WSV Salzburger Kopf e.V. - Skilift, Snowtube und Langlaufim Westerwald ( 49 2667 333). It is located in Stein-Neukirch and is 81 kilometers away. You will find a couple of other skiing places around here as well. 

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