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Bad Nauheim is in North Hesse. As per usual in German town-names the "Bad" (cognate with English "bath") indicates it being a spa town. Besides that its main claim to fame is that Elvis Presley lived here when he did his military service in neighboring Friedberg.


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  • 1 Volkssternwarte Wetterau. Volkssternwarte Wetterau (Q1404796) on Wikidata
  • 2 Sprudelhof ("Sparkling water courtyard"). The center of the early 20th century "Belle Epoque" Kur establishments. Sprudelhof Bad Nauheim (Q2314210) on Wikidata
  • 3 Windmühlenturm an der Langen Wand (Windmill tower). The "Lange Wand" ("long wall") is a graduation tower which served to concentrate the salts in salty water which was used to sell the salt in the past but is now used for medicinal purposes. Windmühlenturm an der Langen Wand (Q1345948) on Wikidata
  • 4 Synagogue. One of the few synagogues built in the 1920s to have survived the Nazi era. Synagoge (Bad Nauheim) (Q2374931) on Wikidata


  • 1 Colonel-Knight-Stadion. Built on the orders of the abovementioned U.S. officer after the war in only 100 Days (hence the first name "100 day Stadium") it is home to the EC Bad Nauheim who play in the second division of German Ice-Hockey, the DEL2 Colonel-Knight-Stadion (Q1110551) on Wikidata






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