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New thermal bath


  A new dimension
  of well-being

  In december 2012 one of
  the most modern and
  attractive well-feeling
  thermal baths in Germany
  has been opened.
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Strength and vitality

Spa week in Bad Ems

  Spa week in Bad Ems
  from € 356 on

  Profit from the concentrated
  medical competence of the
  health resort for seven days.
  Strengthen your health and
  summon up new energy.
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Ride on!

The Ems Bikepark

  The Ems Bikepark 

  High above Bad Ems a
  mountain-bike-flow-trail
  makes every biker’s heart
  flutter.
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Sights

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The Emperor’s Spa thrills by its historical scenery: magnificent baroque buildings and masterpieces of the spa-architecture – unending amazement. The wealth of sights is the result of the historic past of the Emperor’s Spa dating back to Roman times. Famous people of the European history, aristocrats, artists and writers have left their traces, which become visible everywhere you go in Bad Ems.

Spa House / baroque Bathhouse
Spa House / baroque Bathhouse
One of the splendid specimens of the health resort and at the same time the most important building of the “Old Spa”.

Spa House / baroque Bathhouse

Spring Hall
Spring Hall
Besides two other springs you will find the famous “Emser Kränchen” here. Tasting the mineral spring water is free of charge!

Spring Hall

3 Robert-Kampe-Sprudel (artesian spring)
3   Robert-Kampe-Sprudel   (artesian spring)
The spring is close to entering the Guinnesbook of records, as the temperature of its fountain is 57° C and thus is one of the hottest springs in Germany.

3 Robert-Kampe-Sprudel (artesian spring)

Benedetti-Stone & Emser Depeche
Benedetti-Stone & Emser Depeche
In this place an incident started which made Bad Ems enter the history books for ever.

Benedetti-Stone & Emser Depeche

Spa rooms building with Marble Hall and Spa Theatre
Spa rooms building with Marble Hall and Spa Theatre
Located in a picturesque place next to the river this architectural masterpiece also fascinates from outside.

Spa rooms building with Marble Hall and Spa Theatre

Casino
Casino
Germany’s oldest casino already enticed the high society of the 19th century into gambling.

Casino

Kurwaldbahn (cable railway)
Kurwaldbahn (cable railway)
The cable railway has a gradient of 78% and thus makes it the steepest one of its kind in the world.

www.kurwaldbahn.de

Kurwaldbahn (cable railway)

Spa Park
Spa Park
The spa park with its two different parts – one laid out in the English and the other one in the French style – offers recreation and relaxation.

Spa Park

Monument of Emperor Wilhelm I
Monument of Emperor Wilhelm I
The memorial is unique in Germany, as it shows the Emperor in plain clothes.

Monument of Emperor Wilhelm I

Historic hotel buildings in the Römerstraße
Historic hotel buildings in the Römerstraße
Along the “strolling area” of the health resort a unique series of historic hotel buildings follow one another.

Historic hotel buildings in the Römerstraße

House with the four towers, Bathhouse in the spa park
House with the four towers, Bathhouse in the spa park
Summer residence of Tsar Alexander II and many other aristocrats and artists in the former world-famous resort.

House with the four towers, Bathhouse in the spa park

Museum of the Spa and the Town
Museum of the Spa and the Town
An extensive collection of historic objects from two thousand years is shown here.

Museum of the Spa and the Town

Catholic St Martin’s Church
Catholic St Martin’s Church
This neo-Gothic church has got one of the most valuable high altars of the diocese of Limburg.

Catholic St Martin’s Church

Protestant Martin’s Church
Protestant Martin’s Church
The Romanesque church was built on historic ground over a Roman fort.

Protestant Martin’s Church

Museum of Mining
Museum of Mining
Here visitors are given an insight into the times of mining in Bad Ems.

Museum of Mining

Mining Tunnels
Mining Tunnels
Deep under the surface there is a vast system of tunnels and shafts in Bad Ems.

Mining Tunnels

Old central power station
Old central power station
This impressive industrial monument is one of the most important mining plants in the Rhineland.

Old central power station

Roman Spring
Roman Spring
This spring, situated in the historical spa quarter, enjoys extra great popularity.

Roman Spring

Mountain railway
Mountain railway
This historical mountain railway, which is an industrial monument today, was operated by water ballast.

Mountain railway

Russian Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church
The Russian orthodox church St Alexandra stands for the Russian high society of the former world-famous resort.

Russian Orthodox Church

Artists’ House Balmoral Palace
Artists’ House Balmoral Palace
It has always been a place for culture – here Wagner completed his opera “Parzifal” once.

www.balmoral.de

Artists’ House Balmoral Palace

UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Roman “Limes”
UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Roman “Limes”
The „Limes“, which is Germany’s largest archaeological monument, runs right through Bad Ems.

UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Roman “Limes”

Spring tower
Spring tower
The spring tower is one of the most pre-eminent buildings of the health resort.

Spring tower

Church of Emperor Wilhelm I
Church of Emperor Wilhelm I
Emperor Wilhelm I suggested building this protestant church.

Church of Emperor Wilhelm I

Catholic chapel
Catholic chapel
In this baroque chapel there is the last organ made by the organ builders Schöler from Bad Ems.

Catholic chapel

Mainzer Haus
Mainzer Haus
This lovingly restored bathhouse with garden was built by the elector from Mainz once.

Mainzer Haus

Caves \"Heinzelmannshölen\" and Baedecker’s Rock Path
Caves \
Fascinating rock formation along a wild romantic rocky path high above Bad Ems.

Caves \"Heinzelmannshölen\" and Baedecker’s Rock Path

Concordiaturm (look-out tower)
Concordiaturm (look-out tower)
From this look-out tower you have an excellent view on Bad Ems and the Lahn valley.

Concordiaturm (look-out tower)

Limes watch tower on the Wintersberg
Limes watch tower on the Wintersberg
The foundations of the watch tower on the Wintersberg were discovered in the 1850s. In honour of Emperor Wilhelm I.

Limes watch tower on the Wintersberg

Bismarckturm
Bismarckturm
The “Bismarckturm” of Bad Ems was built in honour of the first German Imperial Chancellor Fürst Otto von Bismarck (1815 – 1898).

Bismarckturm

Educational path of rocks
Educational path of rocks
Those interested in geology get an insight into the different types of rocks.

Educational path of rocks

Old town hall with its chime
Old town hall with its chime
Every day you can listen to different melodies depending on holidays or other occasions.

Old town hall with its chime

Historic drill tower
Historic drill tower
The drill tower was built in 1939 to guarantee the supply of spring water in Bad Ems.

Historic drill tower