The fountains and springs have founded Wiesbaden's reputation as a place of regeneration and recovery since ancient times.

The “Kochbrunnen” fountain

The “Kochbrunnen” fountain on Kranzplatz

The “Kochbrunnen” fountain on Kranzplatz is not only a prominent landmark in Wiesbaden – it’s also a popular attraction for people who like to look after their health. It’s the most famous thermal spring in Wiesbaden and an abundant source of thermal water, which is said to have a whole range of health benefits.


The Bäckerbrunnen

The Bäckerbrunnen in Wiesbaden was built in the 18th century.The hot water saved expensive firewood. 

Schützenhof Spring

Schützenhof Spring

The water of the Schützenhof Spring is significantly colder and poorer in minerals than that of other Wiesbaden thermal springs.

Drei-Lilien-Quelle (“Three Lilies Spring”)

“Three Lilies Spring”

The Drei-Lilien-Quelle (“Three Lilies Spring”) is located at the back of the “Schwarzer Bock” hotel.


The Faulbrunnen at Platz der Deutschen Einheit

One of the most interesting mineral springs in Wiesbaden is the Faulbrunnen at Platz der Deutschen Einheit, where you can open the tap and see the thermal water flow. The Faulbrunnen is currently out of service due to contamination.

Thermal water

Thermal water

Aquis Mattiacis – Some 2,000 years ago, the Romans sought healing and recovery in the hot springs of the Mattiaci tribe. And it’s thanks to this precious gift from nature that Wiesbaden has developed into an international spa destination.


Heat exchanger

While in the past the water was mainly used for bathing, inhaling or drinking, today it is also used to heat homes and buildings.

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