Wiesbaden attractions

Spring in Wiesbaden


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 the Kochbrunnen. Inside the stone pavilion are four free-flow…
Museum in Wiesbaden

Schloss Freudenberg

Challenge all your senses at Schloss Freudenberg, a century-old mansion 3.5km southwest of Wiesbaden's centre that’s been turned into a hands-on, experiential Erhfahrungsfeld (Experience Field). Inspired by the idea…
Museum in Wiesbaden

Museum Wiesbaden

Paintings from the 12th to 19th centuries and some 100 works by the Russian expressionist Alexej von Jawlensky (1864–1941), who lived in Wiesbaden for the last 20 years of his life, are highlights of Wiesbaden’s art…
Church in Wiesbaden


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 glockenspiel (carillon) has 49 bronze bells weighing between 1…
Historic Building in Wiesbaden

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 columns, Greco-Roman statuary and sparkling dome mosaics, and…
Church in Wiesbaden

Russische Orthodoxe Kirche

The five glinting gold onion domes of this Russian Orthodox Church, constructed between 1847 and 1855, rise above a canopy of trees 600m southeast of the Neroberg hill. The church was built by Duke Adolph von Nassau…
Memorial in Wiesbaden

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 (in dark paving stones on the footpaths and street) and histo…
Historic Building in Wiesbaden

Altes Rathaus

Overlooking the Schlossplatz, the Altes Rathaus (1610) is Wiesbaden's oldest building. It houses the representative rooms of the Hessischer Landtag (Hessian state parliament) and is closed to the public, other than …
Church in Wiesbaden


The soaring steeples of this Gothic Revival church, reaching 68m high, make it a local landmark. Construction started in 1844 and it was consecrated in 1849, but its facade wasn't completed until 1856 and its steepl…
Notable Building in Wiesbaden

Neues Rathaus

Across the Schlossplatz from the Altes Rathaus is the Neues Rathaus (1887). Its interior is closed to the public.