The monument on the Niederwald in Rudesheim Rhine
|On the edge of the forest, 250 m
above the Rhine, a huge monument designed to symbolize the
re-establishment of the german Empire and Germany's unity was erected
between 1877 and 1883.
The Germania is the main figure of the monument
|The monument is over 132 ft high and about 120 ft wide.The main figure on the monument is the Germania, bearing the Imperial sword and the German Emperor's crown.32 tons of bronze were required for casting the weight lady.|
The cable car from Rudesheim to the Niederwald
|From Rudesheim there is a choice
of foot-paths, roads and the
car leading to the top of the Niederwald.
The chairlift from Assmannshausen to the Niederwald
|From Assmannshausen you can reach
the northern top of the Niederwald with a
There is a 45 minutes walking distance to the monument.
The panorama view on the Rhine valley
|History has rendered such
monumentalism obsolete, so you have a good excuse simply enjoy the
panoramic views that stretch out below the monument.
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