There’s a hot springs tap at the Bäckerbrunnen, a little brick building a block south of Goldgasse.
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Museum für Moderne Kunst
The outstanding Museum of Modern Art focuses on European and American art from the 1960s to the present, with frequent temporary exhibits. The permanent…
Completely rebuilt after WWII (only the cellar survived Allied bombing), the birthplace of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832) is furnished in the…
Inaugurated in 1880, the Italian Renaissance-style Alte Oper anchors the western end of the Zeil-Fressgass pedestrian zone. Burnt out in 1944, it narrowly…
Beautiful parkland runs along both banks of the Main River – perfect for strolling, running, cycling or a picnic. The most popular section is between the…
Nearby Wiesbaden attractions
1. Altes Rathaus
Overlooking the Schlossplatz, the Altes Rathaus (1610) is Wiesbaden's oldest building. It houses the representative rooms of the Hessischer Landtag …
On the Schlossplatz, the Marktbrunnen dates from 1753 and was restored in 2016.
The Protestant neo-Gothic Marktkirche, built of bright red bricks between 1853 and 1862, was the first all-brick building to be built in the region. Its…
4. Neues Rathaus
Across the Schlossplatz from the Altes Rathaus is the Neues Rathaus (1887). Its interior is closed to the public.
5. Michelsberg Synagogue Memorial
The site of Wiesbaden’s largest pre-war synagogue, built in 1869 and destroyed in 1938, is marked by a memorial that includes an outline of the structure …
6. Bowling Green
Out the front of the Kurhaus Wiesbaden, the Bowling Green is flanked by an elegant, 129m-long colonnade.
If you're game to taste-test the hot spa waters for which the city is known (and named), which are said to have wonderful pharmacological powers, head to…
8. Kurhaus Wiesbaden
Built in 1907, the neoclassical Kurhaus is now the city’s convention centre. Ornate interior spaces include the main hall, with its marble floor, granite…