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Germesheim Overview

Germersheim is a town in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, and has around 20,000 inhabitants. Germersheim is also the seat of the Germersheim district. It neighbours the cities of Speyer (Speyer vacation rentals | Speyer travel guide), Landau (Landau vacation rentals | Landau travel guide), Philippsburg, Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe vacation rentals | Karlsruhe travel guide) and Wörth.

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Things to See in Germersheim

Deutsches Straßenmuseum

Stadt- und Festungsmuseum Germersheim- documents the history of the city

Festung Germersheim

Weißenburger Tor

St.-Jakobus-Kirche-today it is the seat of the Catholic city parish

More about the History of Germersheim

The first record of the name "Germersheim" is from 1090, when it was named in the Sinsheimer Chronik (Chronicle of Sinsheim). The German King Rudolph von Habsburg (Rudolf of Habsburg) gave Germersheim city rights in 1276 (18 August). There is a legend which says that he, as a sick man, rode from Germersheim to Speyer (Speyer vacation rentals | Speyer travel guide) to die there and not in Germersheim.

Germersheim is a town in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, and has around 20,000 inhabitants. Germersheim is also the seat of the Germersheim district. It neighbors the cities of Speyer, Landau, Philippsburg, Karlsruhe and Wörth.

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