Wiesbaden Germany: 1-day Itinerary

Wiesbaden is the capital of the state of Hessen in Germany. The city is famous for its thermal baths and the beauty of its surroundings.

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How to spend 1 day in Wiesbaden Germany

On this 1-day itinerary in Wiesbaden discover the main attractions of the city.

Day 1 in Wiesbaden

Start the day by visiting Wiesbadens old town, where you’ll find the Marktkirche, the Bonifatiuskirche, the Neues Rathaus, as well as many shops and restaurants.

Head towards Neroberg, the funicular was built in 1888 and the ride to Neroberg Hill runs a distance of 440 meters to climb a height of 80 meters. The funicular operates from April to October and carries passengers every 15 minutes.

End the day by visiting the Schloss Biebrich located on the banks of the Rhine.

Things to see

  • Neues Rathaus
  • Marktkirche
  • Bonifatiuskirche
  • Neroberg
  • Schloss Biebrich

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Sights in Wiesbaden

1. Neues Rathaus Wiesbaden

Neues Rathaus Wiesbaden

The Neues Rathaus was built between 1884 – 1887.

Its Neo-Renaissance facade was destroyed by bombings during World War II and restored in 1951.

Schloßpl. 6, 65183

2. Marktkirche Wiesbaden

Marktkirche Wiesbaden

The Marktkirche is the main Protestant Church in Wiesbaden built between 1853 – 1862.

The church was once called the Cathedral of Nassau.

Schloßpl. 4, 65183

3. Neroberg

Neroberg Wiesbaden

Neroberg is one of Wiesbaden‘s most popular leisure destinations.

The funicular was built in 1888. The ride up to the Neroberg Hill runs a distance of 440 meters to climb a height of 80 meters.

65193 Wiesbaden

4. St Bonifatius

St Bonifatius Wiesbaden

The St Bonifatius is a church with Gothic-Renaissance style built between 1844 – 1849.

Luisenstraße 33, 65185

5. St Elizabeth Wiesbaden

St Elizabeth

The St Elizabeth is the only Russian Orthodox church in Wiesbaden.

It was built between 1847 – 1855 by the Duke Adolf of Nassau.

Christian-Spielmann-Weg 1, 65193

6. Biebrich Castle

Biebrich Castle Wiesbaden

The Biebrich Castle was built in 1702 by Prince Georg August Samuel of Nassau-Idstein and served as residence for the Dukes of Nassau from 1744 to 1886.

Rheingaustraße 140, 65203

7. Kurhaus Wiesbaden

Kurhaus Wiesbaden

Kurhaus is the convention center of the city and hosts many events throughout the year.

It is a symbol of Wiesbaden surrounded by green and historic buildings.

It has 12 rooms of various sizes and also houses the Wiesbaden Casino.

Kurhausplatz 1, 65189

8. Kurpark Wiesbaden

Kurpark Wiesbaden

The Kurpark is located just behind the Kurhaus.

The park was designed in 1852 in the style of an English landscaped garden.

65189 Wiesbaden

9. Wiesbaden Museum

The Wiesbaden Museum houses art collections, natural history and Nassaunian antiques.

The museum has a cafe that runs from Tuesdays to Sundays from 11 am.

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2, 65185

Where to stay in Wiesbaden

1. Mercure Hotel Wiesbaden

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The Mercure Wiesbaden is located in the heart of the city.

Rooms are equipped with a TV, minibar, work desk.

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Bahnhofstraße 10-12, 65185

2. NH Hotel Wiesbaden

NH Wiesbaden©NH Hotel Wiesbaden

The NH Wiesbaden is located 2,2 km from the Neues Rathaus.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, work desk, minibar.

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Aukammallee 31, 65191

3. Nassauer Hof Wiesbaden

Nassauer Hotel©Nassauer Hof Hotel Wiesbaden

The Nassauer Hof is located in the historic city center.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, work desk, minibar.

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Kaiser-Friedrich-Platz 3-4, 65183

4. Radisson Blu Hotel Schwarzer Bock Wiesbaden

Radisson Blu Hotel Schwarzer Bock Wiesbaden©Radisson Blu Hotel Schwarzer Bock Wiesbaden

Located a 10-minute walk from St Bonifatius, the Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel Wiesbaden offers comfort and elegance.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, coffee maker, and minibar.

The hotel has a swimming pool, a sauna, and a spa.

Kranzpl. 12, 65183 Wiesbaden, Germany

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5. Business Hostel Wiesbaden PRIME

Business Hostel Wiesbaden PRIME©Business Hostel Wiesbaden PRIME

Business Hostel Wiesbaden PRIME is located in the heart of Wiesbaden and offers excellent value for money.

Rooms have a flat-screen TV, coffee maker, and minibar.

Luisenstraße 28, 65185 Wiesbaden, Germany

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6. Best Western Hotel Wiesbaden

Best Western Hotel Wiesbaden©Best Western Hotel Wiesbaden

The Best Western Hotel Wiesbaden is located within walking distance of the city’s central station.

The rooms are cozy and have a flat-screen TV, coffee machine, and kettle.

The hotel has a gym

Mainzer Str. 74, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany

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Shopping in Wiesbaden

1. Lilien-Carré

The Lilien-Carré is a mall located 1,3 km from the Neues Rathaus.

Brands: New Yorker, Saturn.

Bahnhofspl. 3, 65189

2. Galeria Kaufhof

Galeria Kaufhof is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.

The company features brands like Esprit, S. Oliver, Tom Taylor, Gerry Weber, Tommy Hilfiger, Bugatti, Olymp.

Kirchgasse 28, 65185

3. Luisen Forum

The Luisen Forum is a small mall located 600 meters from the Neues Rathaus.

Brands: Gerry Weber, Gant, Tom Tailor, Saturn, Zero.

Kirchgasse 6, 65185

Plan your Trip

Wiesbaden has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Frankfurt and Mainz.

Distances

Frankfurt – 39 km (24.2 miles)

Mainz – 43.3 km (26.9 miles)

Koblenz – 127 km (78.9 miles)

Heidelberg – 86.8 km (53.9 miles)

Mannheim – 84.2 km (52.3 miles)

Baden-Baden – 175 km (108 miles)

Stuttgart – 206 km (128 miles)

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Tourist Information Centre in Wiesbaden

Marktpl. 1, 65183 Wiesbaden, Germany

Site: www.wiesbaden.de

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See also

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