CITY OF KAISERSLAUTERN
The “metropolis in the heart of the Palatinate” is by far the largest city in the West Palatinate with around 100,000 inhabitants. If you like it urban, but don’t want to do without the closeness to nature, this is the place for you.
Kaiserslautern is the economic center of the region. The former industrial city has developed into a successful service and technology location in recent years. Technical university and college as well as numerous research institutes and innovative start-ups provide new impulses. As a “warmly digital city”, Kaiserslautern is making a name for itself nationwide as a pioneer in the field of digitization.
In Kaiserslautern you will find a large selection of pubs, restaurants and discos. Around 50,000 Americans in the Kaiserslautern area give city life an international touch. The Pfalztheater, several concert halls, cinemas and museums, as well as private cultural get-togethers ensure a varied cultural offer in the city.
Shopping enthusiasts will also get their money’s worth in Kaiserslautern. The city center with the ECE shopping center and the retail park industrial area West with the IKEA furniture store offer great shopping opportunities.
Thanks to the compact structure, nature is never far away, even in the largest city in the region. Kaiserslautern is located on the northern edge of the Palatinate Forest – a real paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Even within the urban area, the green is not neglected. In addition to the city and Volkspark, the Japanese Garden and the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau attract numerous visitors to the fresh air.