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Winter Wonder Land - 冬季奇观 - Зимнее чудо Земля - الشتاء ووندر لاند - Kaiserslautern #7 * Das Brauhaus #2 Kaiserslautern is one of the largest cities of the country. This is a modern communication and scientific center. Rich historical heritage and amazing beauty of Kaiserslautern has made it a favorite place of rest of thousands of tourists. This city will be particularly loved by people who enjoy sports and active rest as there are many parks and green zones with numerous roads for pedestrians and cyclists.
Kaiserslautern is a favorite of numerous tourists because of its medieval atmosphere, cheerfulness, and a variety of entertainments available to tourists. First of all, tourists head to the … Open
You can make your walks in the city more diversified and interesting with the help of multiple shops and restaurants. St. Martin’s Square is considered the best place for rest. Tourists, who enjoy open air activities, should definitely visit botanic gardens that feature rich hothouses and collections of various plants, trees and flowers.
Despite the fact that first mentions of Kaiserslautern are referred to the 12th century, the majority of buildings and houses appeared here in the second part of the 20th century. Old houses were mainly destroyed during the years of war, but several historical monuments managed to survive. Barbarossa fortress and castle built during Renaissance period are the most interesting historical sights of Kaiserslautern. These buildings were also partially destroyed, but then they were renovated a number of times. You will find out more about this town and its history in multiple museums of Kaiserslautern – Historical, Military, and Museum of Natural History. Art connoisseurs will be interested in visiting Palatine Gallery that features works of famous German painters and sculptures. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The city has an incredibly beautiful Japanese garden. It was founded only recently, in 1997 year, on the initiative of local volunteers. Now in the garden is planted a huge number of ornamental plants brought from Japan, and even here are equipped with artificial ponds, picturesque bridges and gazebos. Currently, the garden area is about 1.3 hectares, but local volunteers are not going to stop there. Every year they plant new plants in the garden and expand its area.
For those who want to take a longer walk through the picturesque places, the Pfalzerwald Reserve is available. On its territory is the largest forest in Germany, the total area of ​​the reserve is about 180,000 hectares. On the territory of the park there are many routes, here travelers can admire the beautiful lakes and rivers, and also see rare species of trees and plants. There are many wild inhabitants in the local forests, and several unique historic buildings have survived in the forest. A curious historical site is the ruins of Wilenstein-Florsheim. They got their name from the names of two ancient castles, which were built here in the 12th century. The beautiful castles were completely destroyed in the first half of the 17th century, and in the middle of the 20th century they were partially restored. Now in one of the restored castles there is a school camp, to tourists these locks are accessible for visiting any day.
Kaiserslautern doesn’t have many large shopping centers, but the choice of original shops is still amazing. Europamarkt is a popular shop located not far from the railway station. It … Open
One of the favorite vacation spots for townspeople and tourists is Volkspark Friedrichshain - one of the largest and most beautiful in the city. On its territory there is a small lake with spots, where people like to eat. In the park, there are also many convenient paths for walking and cycling. There are also specially designated areas for a picnic. In the warm season on the territory of the park there are attractions and playgrounds for children.
Among the outstanding architectural monuments of the city, which managed to survive the war years, it is worth noting the St. Mary’s Church. Its construction began in 1887 and continued for five years. The beautiful church was built on donations from the townspeople. The church impresses with its remarkable scale, and is directed upward by 92 meters. Up to 5,000 people can be accommodated within its walls at a time.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Kaiserslautern
♥   Castle 'Burg Nanstein' , 14.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Elmstein' , 16 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Neuleiningen' , 23.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Hardenburg' , 25.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Falkenburg Castle Rhineland-Palatinate' , 27.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Kaiserslautern
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Vosges du Nord' , 56.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Hunsrück-Hochwald' , 72.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Eifel' , 100.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Heidelberger Castle

From the series “Famous Buildings of Renaissance Architecture”
At the medieval time, Heidelberger Castle had a wonderful garden. In the 19th century, a part of this garden was reconstructed. Today travellers can adore exotic plants, outstanding fountains and old olive trees. The castle has a lot of secrets, one is covered in the medieval cellars. There was found the largest vine barrel which volume is 212 000 litres. … Read further
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