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Enjoying a picturesque position upon the banks of the River Rhine, the quaint and quintessential city of Monheim am Rhein is steeped in rich history and compelling culture. Monheim am Rhein began life 850 years ago as a former fishing village, the evidence of which is brought to life in the city’s excellent select6ion of museums. With its alluring array of symbolic landmarks and majestic monuments, the city of Monheim am Rhein is an ideal place to enjoy a serene German sojourn.
Monheim am Rhein’s atmospheric Old Town possesses great architectural and ancient appeal; half-timbered houses reside upon medieval market squares, alluding to a cheerful and lively past that re-establishes itself in the present. One of the most notable monuments is undoubtedly the Catholic Church of St. Gereon, a fine example of ecclesiastical elegance whose spire dates back to the 12th century.
The verdant expanse of Marienburg Park contains a plethora of cultural highlights and artistic expressions. Wander the flower-filled park in order to discover modern sculptures, Gothic pavilions and pristine palaces. The Marienburg Palace is an arresting image of Gothic grandeur built in the 14th century, and resides in the park’s picturesque heart; it boasts a vertiginous vantage point from which visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the park and the city.
Enjoy the rich and robust flavours of German cuisine upon the picturesque outdoor terrace of Raphael’s Restaurant. An extravagant wine list means diners can enjoy fine wine while overlooking the gentle river Rhine and tucking into delicious dishes inspired by the region’s rich culinary heritage. (An d'r Kapell 6, 40789 Monheim am Rhein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)