5 Sights in Kalkar, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Kalkar, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Kalkar, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Kalkar
1. Haus Horst
Haus Horst is a castle about two kilometers west of Kalkar in Kreis Kleef in Germany. The castle stands on the left bank of the Rhine. This moated castle is located just outside the old river plain on a low hill that is part of the Lower Rhine Ridge. The house was fortified by means of a double moat that is still largely intact. The house was built around 1290, presumably on ancient Roman foundations. The driveway runs from Kalkarer Straße to the estate and from there in the direction of the old Römerstraße.
2. Burg Boetzelaer
Boetzelaer Castle is located in Appeldorn, a district of Kalkar in the district of Kleve. Its origins date back to the 13th century. The moated castle lies on an arm of the Old Rhine south of the so-called Boetzelaerer Meer on the Lower Rhine. Its builders, the Lords of Boetzelaer, were one of the most powerful knightly families in the region in the 13th and 14th centuries and were able to assert their independence against the County of Cleves for a long time.
3. Wunderland Kalkar
Wunderland Kalkar is an amusement park in Kalkar, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is built on the former site of SNR-300, a nuclear power plant that never went online because of construction problems and protests. The park was constructed by Dutch entrepreneur Hennie van der Most, who purchased the site for a rumored price of US$3 million. Wunderland Kalkar receives around 600,000 visitors each year.
4. Historisches Rathaus Kalkar
The Kalkar Town Hall is located on the market square in the centre of the town of Kalkar on the Lower Rhine. The late Gothic brick building was built until 1446 by the Klever master builder Johann Wyrenberg and is one of the monumental town halls in the Rhineland. It has been a listed building since 12 June 1984.
5. St. Nicolai
The Roman Catholic Church of St. Nicolai in Kalkar near Kleve and Xanten on the Lower Rhine is known for its nine carved altarpieces, its church windows, its choir stalls, the historic Seifert organ and its Marienleuchter.
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