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Archeological findings suggest that the first settlers lived here over 1800 years ago when the Romans occupied the [[Rhineland]].
 
The [[Limes (Roman Empire)|limes]] ran between '''Bad Hönningen''' and [[Rheinbrohl]], opposite the [[Vinxtbach]], the border between [[Germania Inferior]] and [[Germania Superior|Superior]]. At this point the limes crossed the [[Rhine]] and continued on the eastern bank. On this site a small [[castellum]] was built. In 1972 a Roman watchtower was reconstructed from archeological finds.
 
In 1019, the town was documentary mentioned as "Besitztum Hohingen" for the first time.
"Burg Ariendorf" in Ariendorf (built 1840, neo-gothic)
* The "Hohe Haus" which was built in 1438 by the archbishop ''Raban von Helmstatt''. Today a museum of the town is in there.
* The [[Limes (Roman Empire)|limes]] began near the city limit of Bad Hönningen. Today there is a museum called "Limes Center".
On July 15, 2005 the [[UNESCO]] made this area a [[World Heritage Site]].
* The ''Schlossberg'' of Bad Hönningen is the biggest vineyard in [[Middle Rhine]] (9 hectare).