Pfungstadt is a town in the district of Darmstadt-Dieburg in the state of Hesse, in Germany. The town is located just west of the Odenwald hills. One of the most famous landmarks in this area is Frankenstein’s castle. This ruin is said to have inspired Mary Shelley to write ‘Frankenstein’, after hearing the castles name as she made a trip down the Rhine River. The historical town hall was built in 1665, developed with the specific purpose of allowing the Modau River to flow above ground to form a location for a promenade. Pfungstadt is famous for its beer, Pfungstädter, which can be found all over Germany. The Brewery has a long history.
Pfungstadt is part of the Hesse state, is located near companies such as Opel, Merck, Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, Fraport, Fresenius, Sanofi Aventis, Procter & Gamble, B. Braun, and Deutsche Börse. There are many buildings with office space in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Pfungstadt has a public sauna park that includes a Finnish sauna, a sauna area, an outdoor sauna with daily aroma infusions and a steam room. There is often live music provided by the Transylvanian musicians from Pfungstadt. Dining options in Pfungstadt include the restaurants Pfungstadter Brauereigasthof and Zur Tribune offering German cuisine.
The closest airport to Pfungstadt is Frankfurt International Airport which is 25 km (16 miles) from the city centre. Other airports near the town include Mannheim Airport located 36 km (23 miles) from Pfungstadt. The E35 and E451 are two major German highway capillaries that pass through the town.