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Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
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Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
From EUR71.00
 
Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
From EUR71.00

More Things to Do in Kevelaer

Gnadenkapelle – Chapel of Grace

In 1654 the Chapel of Grace was built over the shrine to protect the sacred image and give it a worthy home. The small but richly decorated hexagonal building was designed after the model of the...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

Shopping for Holy Souvenirs

The centre of the town is full of shops selling devotional articles and souvenirs for all wishes and needs, all budgets and all kinds of taste, in some cases lack thereof. Enjoy the shop windows even...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

Parish Church of St Antonius

St Antonius has been the parish church of the town since the 15th century. It is dedicated to Saint Antonius the Abbot whose statue is standing in front of the church. Due to misfortune the church...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

Brunnenhof – Fountain Courtyard

The courtyard is surrounded by Basilica, Sacrament Chapel and Confession Chapel. The fountain in the middle with its four water flows is a symbol of God’s ever flowing mercy, just like the four...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

Chapel of Baptism and Confession

Tauf- und Beichtkapelle – The chapel in Fountain Courtyard served for the sacraments of baptism and confession. Many of the personal miracles of Kevealer happen here, where people are relieved of...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

The Pope’s Visit in 1987 – the Pope Door

In 1987 Pope John Paul II visited Kevelaer to participate in a church congress and to pray at the pilgrimage sites. An ancient liturgy requires him to knock at the door of the church with a hammer to...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009
 
 
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Basilica

The two small chapels soon were too small for the numbers of pilgrims that visited Kevelaer. In the mid-19th century the construction of a much larger new church was planned. Vincenz Statz, cathedral...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

Priesterhaus

To take care of the pilgrims, the Bishop of Roermont sent Oratorian Patres from Scherpenheuvel to Kevelaer in 1646. A year later a monastery and parsonage was built for them next to the shrine, now...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

Kerzenkapelle – Chapel of the Candles

Pilgrimages to the shrine with the little image of the Madonna set in immediately in 1642. Eight healings were reported already in the first year. In 1643 the construction of the first pilgrimage...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 27, 2009

Niederrheinisches Museum

Last october they had a special exhibition of Playmobil! A whole collection of normal playmobil through the years, so you were able to see the developement in this beautiful quality toy. Drawings of...
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Roeffie
May 20, 2006

Walking around Kapellenplatz!

A nice thing to do is walking around Kapellenplatz where all pelgrims walk from chapel to chapel lighting candles!I allways wonder: What are people expecting from these pelgrimages? For themselves?...
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Roeffie
May 20, 2006

Gnadenkapelle

In Kevelaer, the faithful of all ages, both men and women, those seeking enlightenment and those in desperation, those acting out of belief and out of trust, all come to her. Shepherds and their...
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Roeffie
May 20, 2006

Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament

The Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament is located on the western side of the Fountain Courtyard.The Chapel was built in 1860 as a confessional chapel for the Dutch pilgrims and its three-transom Paradise...
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Diana75
Nov 23, 2005

"Beichtkapelle" - The Confessional Chapel

The entrance to the Confessional Chapel can be found in the Fountain Courtyard, on the sacristy side of the Basilica. The Confessional Chapel, built in 1857, houses now the cloister with the...
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Diana75
Nov 23, 2005

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