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RÜDESHEIM AM RHEIN tourist attractions

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Rüdesheim am Rhein is a small, picturesque town located within the UNESCO-listed Middle Rhine Valley. It has been a center of wine production for centuries and the Asbach Uralt brandy is produced here. It is known primarily from the Niederwalddenkmal monument of the unification of Germany towering over the city.

Settlements at Rüdesheim existed during Celtic and Roman times. An important port on the Rhine was located here since the Middle Ages. However, the town received city rights only in 1818. The great event in the city's history was the construction in 1877 of the Monument to the Reunification of Germany depicting the emperor surrounded by 130 figures of dignitaries, powerful and politicians of that period.

Niederwalddenkmal is the most famous attraction of the area. Next to it is the Niederwald Observation Terrace, from which you can watch the panorama of the area. You can get to the top on foot or by taking the Niederwald Assmannshausen cable car.

The town and its surroundings are also rich in castle ruins. The oldest of them is the Brömser Castle built in the 10th century on the ruins of a Roman fortress. You can also visit the Ruins of Rossel Castle and the Ruins of Ehrenfels Castle. An interesting monument is also the Benedictine abbey with the Church of St. Hildegardy, the famous medieval mystic who founded the local congregation.

Rüdesheim offers visitors the opportunity to visit thematic museums such as the Medieval Museum of Torture, the Siegfried Music Cabinet, which houses over 400 mechanical instruments, and the Selzer Toy Museum.

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