Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), Ruedesheim am Rhein

Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), located in the landscaped park of the same name, commemorates the founding of the German Empire after the end of the Franco-Prussian War. Wilhelm I laid the monument's first stone on Sept. 16, 1871, and the complete structure measures 38 m (125 ft) tall. The monument depicts the ruler as well as army commanders and soldiers. Several peace and war statues complement the structure. Visit this site via gondola lift, rack railway, or foot trails. See Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) and all Ruedesheim am Rhein has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ruedesheim am Rhein trip builder.
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  • After visiting Rüdesheim am Rhein for the first time the day before and seeing the monument in the distance, I knew I had to go back. What an amazing piece of German history and views of Rüdesheim...  more »
  • Well worth making one’s way up the hill to this gothic masterpiece. Although it was quite misty on 19 December when we visited, that seemed to add to its charm  more »
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