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Wiesbaden, panoramic view from the city district Biebrich in southeast direction down the river in direction of the town Mainz.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Wiesbaden, Blick vom Ortsteil Biebrich Richtung SüdOst flussabwärts Richtung Mainz.
Biebrich is a borough of the city Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany, located in the Rhine-Main-Area near Frankfurt, opposite of Mombach. Biebrich was an independent city until it was incorporated into Wiesbaden in 1926. History: Biebrich was first mentioned in 874 as "villa biburc". Until the 20th century Biebrich was a small town (or rather village) and the Summer Residence of the Princes (Fürsten) and (since 1806) Dukes of Nassau, who built up an imposing baroque castle (1700-1744, Architects: Maximilian von Welsch / Friedrich Joachim Stengel) with a landscape garden (Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell, 1817-23) at the banks of River Rhine. In the 19th century, Biebrich became an important industrial center of the Rhine-Main-Area with the plants of Dyckerhoff (Concrete), Kalle and Albert (Chemistry), and Henkell (sparkling wine = Sekt). In the economical crisis of the post-world-war-I-Era, the small town, struck hard by unemployment of the majority of his working-class residents, ... Read more about Biebrich on Wikipedia