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Popular Points of Interest in and near Bad Dürkheim
Neuleiningen Castle is a castle ruin on the eastern outskirts of the Palatinate Forest in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany in the municipality of Neuleiningen in the Bad Dürkheim district.
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Bad Dürkheim Overview
Bad Dürkheim is a town on the German Wine Route in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, capital of the eponymous district. It is located on the eastern edge of the Palatinate forest, approximately 25km to the west of Ludwigshafen (Ludwigshafen vacation rentals | Ludwigshafen travel guide).
The Wurstmarkt held annually each September for ten days over two weeks is the biggest winefest in the world. The first Wurstmarkt was held - however not yet under this name - in 1417.
The main industry of Bad Dürkheim is viticulture. Tourism and health also play a large role in the towns economy, and Bad Dürkheim is one of the few places in Germany in which a graduation tower was in use until it was burnt down by Arson in April 2007 by a misguided and bored youth. According to politicians it is going to be rebuilt. There is also some paper and wood industry in the surrounding area, as well as various technology enterprises.
Things to See
- Limburg Abbey, built around 1030
- Kriemhildenstuhl, roman quarry
- Heidenmauer, celtic fortification
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More about the History of Bad Dürkheim
On 1 June 778, Bad Dürkheim was first mentioned in the Lorsch Codex as "Turnesheim". The city was given its rights in 1360 and then withdrawn in 1471 after the Palatinate was conquered. The city was renamed to Bad Dürkheim because of the seven natural springs found in the city.
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Bad Dürkheim is a town on the German Wine Route in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, capital of the eponymous district. It is located on the eastern edge of the Palatinate forest, approximately 25km to the west of Ludwigshafen.
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