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Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)

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Address: Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 067227103370

This majestic statue, over 30 feet tall, sits atop Rüdesheim's National...

This majestic statue, over 30 feet tall, sits atop Rüdesheim's National Monument.

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I walked to the monument from Rudesheim, it took approx one hour. This is well worth a visit, it is huge. There are good views back to Rudesheim and the Rhein, certainly worth the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I walked to the monument from Rudesheim, it took approx one hour. This is well worth a visit, it is huge. There are good views back to Rudesheim and the Rhein, certainly worth the climb. There is a cable car available but only runs from 11 AM, cost is 5 Euro one way or 7 for return. Recommended.

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greeley, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice, large monument. The subject is not of much interest to non-Germans. There are great views of the Rhine from the monument. Very worthwhile.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

High up above Ruedesheim, the Rhine and vineyards is this very impressive monument built to commemorate the Unification of Germany. It can be reached by car, on foot or by cable car if you are on tour and have limited time. The site worth visiting for the views let alone its historical significance.

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Cugir, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most people will visit this place for its great view over the Rhine valley, or as a starting/terminal point for a walk from/to Assmanshausen. Using the two cable cars in Rüdesheim and Assmannshausen, this is an easy walk for all ages. History buffs will prepare by informing themselves about the monument and its background, and see it as the monument... More 

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Bethalto, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Niederwald Monument is a majestic statue, over 30 feet tall and is located in Niederwald landscape park. It overlooks the valley of the Rhine and was built in the 1870/80s to commemorate the Unification of Germany. Use the Seilbahn to make a trip from the ground station to the landscape park. The gondola ride is superb. You ride over... More 

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Danville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you are in Rudesheim, you really should take the gondola ride to the top of the hill to the Niederwald Monument. We were able to go up with a group and hear a lot about the history of the monument and it's significance. That was interesting. But the views are truly breathtaking. We saw the end of the grape... More 

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

One of my local cousins did an excellent job of providing a tour of this area. So for those of you that like to walk take the Seilbahn from Rudesheim up to this statue then walk on the paths on top of the hill and take the other Seilbahn down to Assmannhausen and then the ferry back to Rudesheim. It's... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place is worth visiting due to the spot. It is a beautiful location up in a hill above Rudesheim. Great views of the river and the vineyards. The monument is huge - quite impressive although the purpose of it (why it has been created) remain unclear. If the weather is beautiful that would be bonus for the views. Sunny... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The view is absolutely spectacular. A real panorama of the Rhein valley. Well worth the small fee to ride up on the gondola. There is a ticket machine that takes credit cards in the plaza in front of the ticket window. We used it and avoided the line at the ticket window.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We seen the monument from a distance on our Avalon river boat. We thought we'd get a closer look. We took the seilbahn for 7 euro round trip. It was a nice ride and drops you a few hundred feet from the monument. It is a huge and over whelming monument. Take in the great views of the vineyards and... More 

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