Suburbs of Bad Nauheim


A special attraction in Nieder-Mörlen, north-east of Bad Nauheim, is the geological garden. It takes visitors on a journey through the historical development of planet Earth.


The "home of Wizzo" used to be noted for its salt works which were in operation until 1830. The salt meadows of Wisselsheim - now a nature reserve - are close to the Löwenthal farmyard. The church of Wisselsheim, built in 1550, is also worth seeing.


An excursion to the south-east takes you to the big wheel at Schwalheim. By means of a structure of wooden poles it helped to operate the pumps transporting salt water onto the houses III and V of the Nauheim salt works.


The name of this suburb east of Bad Nauheim derives from “kleine Rodung” (small clearing). During the construction of a new school building in 1960, archaeologists discovered traces of a former Roman camp – 3.3 hectares in size – which served as a supply camp for Roman campaigns in Germany around 10 BC.


The rose village is today known far beyond the borders of Germany. It is home to the unique Rose Museum for the cultural history of the rose. Every second year, the Rose Festival attracts tens of thousands of visitors with its rose queen, rose parade, show gardens, rose market, and numerous other events.