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Homburg is one of the richest towns in Germany due to its vicinity to Frankfurt. Also known formally as Bad Homburg Vor Dor Hohe, this town is well-known for its spa, mineral water used for medicinal purposes and casinos.
Homburg started as a watering place in the early 19th century and went to build casinos during the next few years. It also has the pride of having the first golf court in Germany.
Homburg has highly developed and easily accessible both by road and rail. As it lies in the intersection of the B423 and L119, it can be easily reached from both the routes. The railway station at Homburg (Saar) Hbf is only 0.80 Km from the town. The airport is a little far off from the town at a distance of 13.63Km.
Bad Homburg is placed in the state of Hesse in the district of Hochtaunuskreis and is spread over an area of 51.17km� at an elevation of 137-250m. It is lined along the southern slope of Taunus and shares its borders with Frankfurt and Oberursel among others.
Taxis are available for hire at a nominal rate for traveling within the town. Homburg also boasts of a tramway to the nearby castle of Saalburg and also offers river tourism for sight-seeing. These are other options other than the mentioned few.
The main sites to be seen include the Kaiserdom and Dom museum, Paulskirche, Romemberg and Westend Synagogue. The castles in Saalburg in Bad Homburg are beautiful and also worth visiting. Other famous places which are a must-see in Bad Homburg include the eight water springs or spas with medicinal value and the casinos.
Guides are available at a reasonable rate and can provide loads of information on the history of Bad Homburg. Travel agencies can arrange for guides are one can avail of a guide in Homburg too.
The weather is generally pleasant with highest temperatures reaching just over 22�C and the lowest reaching -1�C. It is generally sunny.