Hotels in Kalkar

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Kalkar is an old medieval town situated in the North Rhine, Westphalia region of Germany. If you want to sample a taste of medieval Germany this is the ideal place to do so. The layout of the town, dating back to the mid 1400s is acknowledged as being revolutionary of its time, and the market square today still has many of the original buildings. The wonderful steeped gabled houses and the mammoth town hall (1446) are a fine testament to the early period. The town hall in particular is recognized as the finest building of its type in the lower Rhine region. To reserve a room at one of the fine discount hotels in Kalkar you can best book online at the website.In the old market square you will find the Old Court Lime Tree which dates back amazingly to 1545. The town hall houses a copy of the Sachsenspiegel which dates back to 1430 and is an authenticated copy of the original which was written in 1230. At the Hansalaer Gate (1770), you will find a magnificent eight floor windmill, but the crowning architectural glory of Kalkar is the church of St Nicolai with its 70 meter steeple. It contains many exceptional period works of art and demands a visit. Accommodation in the town is generally excellent and you can reserve a room at one of the value for money budget hotels in Kalkar at at your earliest convenience.