The Ohrbrücker Tor is one of the old city gates of the former fortifications of Ober-Ingelheim and was extensively renovated a few years ago., © Rainer Oppenheimer© Rainer Oppenheimer

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The Aula regia, the throne hall of the Ingelheim imperial palace, was built at the end of the 8th century and is part of the founding building under Karl the great (747 / 48−814). The throne hall was the most important public building and served as a representative meeting place. This shows also on the basis of their high-quality building equipment, the remains of which were found during archaeological excavations. Parts of the from antiquity Inspired building jewelry, including fragments of the wall paintings and the precious...

The present street “An der Burgkirche” between the market place and Burgkirche was formerly known as Kirchgasse (Church Alley). There a remarkable collection of mainly baroque buildings has been almost completely preserved. Typical examples are the butcher’s house (No. 1) and the protestant parish house (No 7). Especially imposing is house No. 10, which derives from 1740, in which a kindergarten has been located since 1952. It has a high mansard roof, stone window cladding and so-called ear-frames, an artistically wrought...

Due to the corona pandemic, the tower must unfortunately remain closed until further notice and a visit is not possible. The 31m high tower was built on the Westerberg between 1907 and 1912 by the then just created Bismarck society. It was an expression of patriotic feelings and a counterpart of the Niederwald-monument at Rüdesheim, erected in 1871. The architect Wilhelm Kreis from Eltville created an edifice combining art nouveau and neo-Romanism. This style became a pattern for similar monuments of Bismarck adoration elsewhere...

The Catholic parish church of St. Michael from the 18th century is in Frei-Weinheim. She belongs to the parish group of Catholic Churches Ingelheim KKI, which also includes St. Remigius, St. Marie and St. Paulus. The Catholic parish church of St. Michael is a baroque hall building from 1762. It was built on the foundation of the St. Nicholas chapel from 1333 after it burned down during the Thirty Years' War. By the beginning of the 20th century, St. Michael had to withstand four major floods, so and because of the lack of space, the...

This defense tower is an element of the Hohenstaufen fortification and was probably built around 1160. The "Bolander" secured the southwest side of the Ingelheim Palatinate and the “Rheingässer Gate”. An early pictorial representation of the hall area (name of the archaeological Zone Kaiserpfalz Ingelheim from early modern times) from 1545 by Sebastian Münster shows the original, multi-storey tower Loopholes and battlements (picture in the museum near the Kaiserpfalz). The name "Bolander" goes back to the noble family...

The Carolingian founding building of the Kaiserpfalz Ingelheim was based on tation and almost unpaved. Only in the Staufer time took place Initiated by Friedrich I. Barbarossa (1122−1190) the conversion to a defensive adhere to fortification. He had the Palatinate renovated around 1160, enlarged te their base and had protective walls built. This learned the Kaiserpfalz a profound functional change: from the representative Palace of the Carolingians and Ottonians developed into an imperial castle. The defensive wall, which is still...

Digital tour, developed in a cooperation between the Research Center Kaiserpfalz Ingelheim and the Museum bei der Kaiserpfalz, which you can view on YouTube . It is led by Miriam Maslowski, historian and art historian (Museum bei der Kaiserpfalz). She introduces a number of outstanding women personalities of the High Middle Ages: They were all rulers who had an amazing wealth of power and even directed the fortunes of the Holy Roman Empire for a certain time. There is also evidence that all five empresses stayed in the imperial palace in...

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55218 Ingelheim am Rhein

Tel: (0049) 6132 710 009 200
E-Mail: touristinformation@ikum-ingelheim.de

Contact details:

Tourist-Information im Winzerkeller

Binger Straße 16

55218 Ingelheim am Rhein

Tel: (0049) 6132 710 009 200
E-Mail: touristinformation@ikum-ingelheim.de

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