A popular landmark, Limburg Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to Saint George with origins rooted in the 10th century. The present Romanesque building is thought to have been constructed during the early 12th or 13th century, though the actual date of construction is unknown. The church building features imposing twin-tower facades and seven striking spires, and the interiors are decorated with spectacular Evangelist rosettes, pointed and blind arches, archivolts and glass windows.
Head to the Emser Therme if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. It was established in the year 2012 and offers a fitness center, sauna services, and a swimming pool. Spectacular modern architecture and state of the art facilities make it one of the most renowned spa and thermal baths in the region. Rejuvenate your body and mind by availing of their massages and wellness packages. Replenish your energy levels by dining in the restaurant located on the premises that serve traditional German dishes.
Stretching to an area of 75,000 square meters (807293 square feet), the Kurpark in Wiesbaden is a spectacular public park that has been praised by many as the most scenic park in the city. Established in 1852, the park boasts of a lake in the middle of the park where visitors can enjoy boating. Also found here is a fountain that is 6 meters (19 feet) high.
Tier- und Pflanzenpark Fasanerie was once a royal hunting area. Opened in 1955, its rolling hills, meadows, forest zone, lake and rivers is a haven for exotic and rare plants as well as for 50 European species. There is also a petting zoo for children. You can avail of their nature tours which are fun and informative at the same time. While touring, you get to encounter bears, lynxes, herons, wolves and many more. Later, head towards the former hunting lodge, which, now functions as a restaurant.
The magnificent Marktkirche Wiesbaden stands tall over the city of Wiesbaden as one of the city's tallest buildings. The Neo-Gothic architecture of this church attracts several architecture buffs that are mesmerized by the brilliant structure and artistic steeples. Apart from daily Protestant services held at the church, many classical concerts also draw crowds here and showcase an angelic selection of choir performances and organ concerts.
This beautiful Art Nouveau building is not only a cultural hub but also a popular convention center in the city. Dating back to 1907, Kurhaus Wiesbaden has played host to various national and international events such as concerts, recitals and conferences. The elegant premise consists of various spaces that are befitting for special occasions as well. Also found inside are the Wiesbaden Casino and a restaurant.
Limburg or Limburg an der Lahn is one of those rare German towns which has managed to keep medieval structures intact. The most notable part of Old Town are the Romanesque Limburger Dom, Limburger Schloss, Old Lahn Bridge, and a few more churches and old houses which depict the architecture and splendor of those times. Museum Limburg Navy Museum, Pallottine Mission museum and a host of other institutions are ideal to learn about the town in detail.
The Pallottine Church, an impressive example of expressionist architecture, was constructed by Hubert Pinard between 1925 and 1927. This type of a three-aisled basilica and the double tower facade adheres to the traditional architectural designs of Christian church buildings, but the shape of the parabolic arch that dominates the central nave creates a completely new impression of a cavernous space.
As far as concert halls and venues are concerned, Limburg’s Josef Kohlmaier Halle is the pride of the city. The large theater can accommodate approximately 2,200 visitors for the major rock, pop, and rap concerts that it puts on. Alternatively, seated events like classical concerts and operas can accommodate 1,300 spectators. There are two smaller halls as well, providing visitors with a full spectrum of performances and venues, from intimate to outright wild.
Villa Scheid Park is a part of the historic Villa Scheid which was built in 1931. It features a lovely tea house and conservatory as well as a beautiful landscaped garden. The picturesque park forms the perfect setting for weddings, conferences, parties, exhibitions, concerts and theater.