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Top Choice Microbrewery in Worms

Hagenbräu

Producing four varieties of beer each month (light, dark, wheat beer and a seasonal brew such as potato beer), this half-timbered microbrewery is one of several hugely popular beer gardens along the Rhine, just nort…
Church in Worms

Kaiserdom

Worms’ skyline is dominated by the four towers and two domes of the magnificent Kaiserdom, built in the 11th and 12th centuries in the late-Romanesque style, and consecrated in 1018. Inside, the lofty dimensions imp…
Cemetery in Worms

Alter Jüdenfriedhof

Inaugurated in 1076, the Old Jewish Cemetery, also known as the Heiliger Sand (‘holy sand’), is one of the oldest Jewish burial grounds in Europe. The most revered gravestone is that of Talmudic commentator Rabbi Me…
German in Worms

Schnitzelhütt

No fewer than 27 varieties of pork or chicken schnitzel are served at this exposed brick-and-timber city-centre restaurant with barrel tables: Gorgonzola-topped, Dijon mustard-doused, slathered in sherry-cream sauce…
Museum in Worms

Nibelungen Museum

The Nibelungenlied is the ultimate tale of love and hate, treasure and treachery, revenge and death, with a cast including dwarves, dragons and bloodthirsty Überfrauen (superwomen). Richard Wagner set the poem to mu…
Memorial in Worms

Luther Memorial

On Lutherplatz, on the northwest edge of the half-oval-shaped Altstadt, the Luther Memorial honours the Protestant reformer, who refused to recant his beliefs here in Worms in 1521. Cast in bronze, the monument depi…
Museum in Worms

Jüdisches Museum

Behind Worms' Alte Synagoge, the Jewish Museum introduces the city’s storied Jewish community through exhibits such as parchment manuscripts, documents and plans, and a menorah (seven-armed candlestick), as well as …
Synagogue in Worms

Alte Synagoge

Worms’ famous Old Synagogue, founded in 1034, was destroyed in the 1938 pogroms, but in 1961 it was reconstructed primarily using stones from the original. Men are asked to cover their heads inside.In the garden, st…
Beer Garden in Worms

Strand Bar 443

Tiki huts and sandy beaches lined with sun lounges are the last thing you'd expect to find along the Rhine, but this beach bar sees this stretch of riverbank transformed into a tropical paradise come summer. There's…
Museum in Worms

Museum der Stadt Worms

Exhibits at Worms’ city museum bring its fascinating history to life. Highlights include Bronze Age women’s jewellery, a superb collection of delicate Roman glass excavated from local graves, and a section on the Mi…