Tag: rhine

  • Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne - For Lovers

    written by spoeker on 2010-09-14 in #world #locations
    Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne - For Lovers

    Along the lines of 'our love will be forever', couples are attaching their locks to the Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne, Germany. The Hohenzollernbrücke (Hohenzollern bridge) is right past the Cologne train station and the Cathedral (Kölner Dom) and became a place of pilgrimage for lovers.

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  • The Other Side of the Rhine (Düsseldorf)

    written by scorpie on 2009-08-17 in #world #locations
    The Other Side of the Rhine (Düsseldorf)

    Fancy a time out from the hectic urban life or maybe just a stunning view of the skyline? Some instant holiday-feeling without being too far away? The Rhine meadows might be the place for you.

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  • Basel, Switzerland

    written by lihooi on 2012-01-02 in #world #locations
    Basel, Switzerland

    Basel is located at the northwest of Switzerland, bordering France and Germany. The magnificent Rhine River flows through the city of Basel. The German Black Forest is only a short distance away across the river.

  • Cologne Cableway

    written by sabrina2611 on 2012-12-05 in #world #locations
    Cologne Cableway

    Flying through Cologne's air – it's easy with the Rheinseilbahn, a cableway that rides from the Rheinpark to the Zoo. But no need to worry, despite its vertiginous height, it's still the safest means of transporation.

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  • Medienhafen, Düsseldorf

    written by scorpie on 2008-12-05 in #world #locations
    Medienhafen, Düsseldorf

    If you are interested in modern architecture, the Medienhafen („Media harbour“) in Düsseldorf is the place to go.

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  • Rhine promenade, Düsseldorf

    written by scorpie on 2009-01-07 in #world #locations
    Rhine promenade, Düsseldorf

    If you come to Düsseldorf, you'll probably want to see the Old Town. But when you're already there (and if the weather's only halfway decent) you should go down to the Rhine and stroll down the Rheinuferpromenade (Rhine Embankment Promenade).

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  • The Rhine Falls

    written by drame on 2011-02-23 in #world #locations
    The Rhine Falls

    At the town of Schaffhausen, the Rhine reaches a width of 200 meters and has a summer flow of over 1,000 cubic meters per second. Then it faces a sudden drop of over 20 meters. This is known as the Rhine Falls (Rheinfalls), the largest in Europe.

  • Schloss Benrath (Düsseldorf)

    written by scorpie on 2008-12-13 in #world #locations
    Schloss Benrath (Düsseldorf)

    Schloss Benrath is a palace with a huge park and garden areal. It's in the south of Düsseldorf, near the Rhine. Built in the second half of the 18th century as a summer and hunting residence for the Elector Palatine Carl Theodor von der Pfalz, it replaced an old moated castle.