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Wiesbaden is a town in the Darmstadt administrative region, Hesse state of Germany. Wiesbaden is the capital of the state and one of the oldest spa towns in Europe. The name of Wiesbaden translates as "meadow baths" and it refers to the 27 hot springs that existed in the area. In present, there are just 15 hot springs in Wiesbaden and the city has a population of 276,000 residents, living on an area of 204 square kilometers. In Wiesbaden also live about 10,000 American citizens that moved in town thanks to the United States Army. Famous natives of Wiesbaden include painter Maria Vasilievna Yakunchikova Weber, comedian Michael Kessler and NBA player Kiki Vandeweghe. Famous former residents of the town are actresses Reese Witherspoon and Priscilla Presley. If you wish to see the town, here are the most interesting attractions that you should visit.
Top Attractions within Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden Stadtschloss is a Neoclassical building located in the city center of Wiesbaden. It was raised in the 19th century and completed in 1841, as the residence of the Dukes of Nassau. It has about 145 rooms and is integrated in a group of buildings located in the same city square.
Markkirche is the most important Protestant church in Wiesbaden. The building was raised in a Neo-Gothic style in the city center. It was designed by architect Carl Boss and constructed in 9 years, since 1853 and until 1862. This church is one of the largest brick buildings in Wiesbaden.
Kurhaus is the spa house of Wiesbaden, that also is used as a convention center of the city. This is the center of the social events of Wiesbaden. Apparently, this attraction is the place in which Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky lost all his money gambling and later found inspiration for one of his novels, ironically named The Gambler.