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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  • "They don't build them like this anymore" The allegorical figure of Germania, the central figure of the Niederwald monument, is 10.5 meters high and weighs 32 tons. Overall, this landmark of the regio...  more »
  • Wow, what a colossal monument! I discovered this curiosity a little randomly during a passage in the region. The monument is pharaonic and of an imposing stature made of granite, it is not of exceptional finesse but it imposes! We did not visit the Interior on the other hand but if you are passing around, stop to see this amazing building.
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