Where the Erft greets the Rhine River...

Neuss is a modern, lively city with historical roots. It is located on the left bank of the Lower Rhine on the opposite of Düsseldorf. The city is best known for its Roman past, the harbor and the traditional marksmen’s fair. In 1984, it celebrated its 2000th anniversary and thus ranks among the oldest cities in Germany. The Hanseatic city of Neuss is a co-founder of the Hanseatic League of the modern era and joined the three Hanseatic cities of Kalkar, Wesel and Emmerich in the Rhine to form the Rhenish Hanseatic League in 2009. Worth seeing are the Quirinusminster, the so called “Zeughaus”, the oldest house in the city and the “Obertor” (upper gate) as the last of formerly six massive gate castles of the medieval city fortifications.

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Year -16

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51.19817 latitude and 6.691647 longitude

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UNESCO World Heritage

Lower Germanic Limes as “wet border” of the Roman Empire, Designation in 2021

What is the city known for?

Quirinusminster as main landmark of the city