Kaiserslautern hosts four 1st round games and a
second round match in the Fritz Walter Stadion - the home of FC Kaiserslautern.
World Cup Schedule.
Kaiserslautern's Fritz-Walter Stadion (seating capacity of 41,513)
is named after the club's most famous player; who also captained the 1954 West Germany
side that beat Hungary (3-2), to win the World Cup in Bern.
Kaiserslautern Fritz Walter Stadion
Monday, 13th June
Australia vs Japan (3:1)
Saturday, 17th June
Italy vs USA (1:1)
Tuesday, 20th June
Paraguay vs Trinidad
and Tobago (2:0)
Friday, 23rd June
Saudi Arabia vs Spain
Monday, 26th June
Italy vs Australia (1:0)
Getting to the Stadium:
Kaiserslautern is an easy one. You can see the ground from the
station, so forget about driving here and come in by train.
Distances From Kaiserslautern (By Train)
Most journeys go via Mannheim.
Berlin: 5hrs 45mins
Frankfurt: 1hr 35mins direct, (2hrs
Gelsenkirchen: 3hrs 50mins.
Hamburg: 5hrs 35mins.
Hannover: 4hrs 20mins.
Köln: 3hrs 5mins.
Leipzig: 5hrs 10mins (via Mannheim and
Nürnberg: 4hrs 10mins (via
Stuttgart: 1hr 40mins direct, (2hrs
10mins via Mannheim).
The nearest airport to Kaiserslautern is Frankfurt.
Kaiserslautern is not as famous as Berlin, Cologne
or Munich, for tourist attractions, but
there are still some interesting things to see and do.
Close to France and Luxembourg, Kaiserslautern is Germany's
westernmost venue at the 2006 World Cup Finals.
Built between 1875 to 1880, the Palatine Gallery focuses on painting and sculpture from
the 19th to 21st century.
Built in 1740, Kaiserlautern's last remaining timber-beamed building (located on
Schillerstrasse) is now a public house. The website is not up to much but at least you get
to see a picture.
Attractions in Kaiserslautern:
If you feel a little disappointed, just remind yourself that you're here to see the
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