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Popular Points of Interest in and near Ramstein
Located in the center of Ramstein, the building which houses the
Museum im Westrichis a treasure in itself. In addition to its permanent collection the museum hosts four to six special exhibits every year. The spectrum covers historic, folklore and artistic subjects supplemented by regular concerts and lectures. The museum has thus become Ramstein-Miesenbach's showpiece. Many people, especially children, enjoy the original old country store (Tante Emma Laden) which, for over 30 years, was located just 400 meters away from the museum and was an important part of everyday life in Ramstein. There are exhibits on the local forest, the swamp areas, the significance of mining to the local area, and the development of Ramstein Air Base.
Hours: Open Tuesday - Sunday 2pm - 6pm.
AZUR Water World
The AZUR Water World swimming complex is one of the most popular attractions in the region and provides year-round indoor/outdoor water recreation for all ages. Features include a 25m swim basin with massage jet, water cannons, hot tub, waterfall immersion basin, 41m waterslide , Child paddling pool and water features, sauna, vapor-bath, solaria, and a café.
Hours: Monday: 1pm - 10pm, Tuesday – Friday: 10am - 10pm, Saturday: 10am - 7pm, Sunday and Holidays: 9am - 7pm (sauna hours may vary from above).
Admission: Pool tickets start at Adults 4 € and Concessions 3 €, Sauna and Solarium tickets starts at Adults 8 €, Concessions 5 €, combined tickets available.
Haus des Burgers - Community and Cultural Center
Haus des Bürgersis the central culture and conference center of Ramstein-Miesenbach. It offers a variety of cultural performances throughout the year which can be viewed at the city's website. The Haus des Bürgers also accommodates the Post Office, the City Library, the Youth Office of the Union Community, a Italian Restaurant (
Il Capriccio), a bowling alley, and a meeting place for senior citizens.
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Ramstein-Miesenbach is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern (Kaiserslautern vacation rentals | Kaiserslautern travel guide) in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The beginning of Ramstein's modern industrial and business expansion began in the 1970s. The community had started developing a commercial area of about 0.66 km² south-west of Ramstein where several businesses settled. The immediate vicinity has now developed into an industry and commerce park with a size of 0.93 km², the
Industriezentrum Westrich. North of the city center, along the rail line, a service center with artisan and trade businesses, the
Stutzenwald business district, has emerged. The city is currently developing a new business district (In den Seufzen) on the road to Spesbach.
During Roman times there was a village on the old east-west road north of the Western Palatinate swamps. Ceramic shards, coins and the remains of a Roman villa were found near
Unterschernauer Mill thus demonstrating that people have lived in this area since Roman times. Ramstein is first mentioned in a document dated 2 June 1215. With this document Emperor Frederic II, the grandson of Emperor Frederic Barbarossa, gave to his knight Reinhard von Lautern the protector's rights of the Ramstein church along with its two subsidiary churches in Weilerbach and Spesbach. This knight's successor, Siegfried von Hohenecken, transferred the protectorate to the "Deutschorden" (Knights Order) in Einsiedeln.
Things to See in Ramstein
Haus des Bürgers, Ramstein's cultural and conference center, is host to numerous national and international stars every year. The facility, which was completed in 1986, is also available for conferences and meetings and houses the city library.
The city museum, which is located in the old 1750 city hall which hosts a permanent collection of cultural items and regularly features special exhibits.
The AZUR Water World swimmingpool is one of the most popular attractions in the region and provides year-round indoor/outdoor water recreation for all ages.
Kurpfalz Scout Center is a regular host to boy scouts and girl scouts from all over Germany. The
Seewoog lakeside recreational area provides rest and relaxation for everyone.
Ramstein Air Base
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More about the History of Ramstein
As a result of the State of Rheinland-Pfalz administrative reform, Ramstein-Miesenbach (Ramstein-Miesenbach vacation rentals | Ramstein-Miesenbach travel guide), which has a population of approx. 9200, was created on 7 June 1969 from the independent villages of Ramstein and Miesenbach. City designation was awarded in 1991. Ramstein-Miesenbach is the administrative center of the Verbandsgemeinde (
collective municipality) of Ramstein-Miesenbach which, with its approx. 19,100 inhabitants, is the largest Verbandsgemeinde in Kaiserslautern (Kaiserslautern vacation rentals | Kaiserslautern travel guide) district.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Ramstein-Miesenbach is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The beginning of Ramstein's modern industrial and business expansion began in the 1970s. The community had started developing a commercial area of about 0.66 km² south-west of Ramstein where several businesses settled. The immediate vicinity has now developed into an industry and commerce park with a size of 0.93 km², the "Industriezentrum Westrich". North of the city center, along the rail line, a service center with artisan and trade businesses, the "Stutzenwald" business district, has emerged. The city is currently developing a new business district (In den Seufzen) on the road to Spesbach.
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