Panoramic view of colorful house facades in Ried

Ried’s historic city center

Discover Ried im Innkreis from the hotel Der Kaiserhof

Your hotel Kaiserhof is located on the historic market square in Ried city center. Step outside the hotel doors and you will find delightful opportunities for strolling around town, shopping, and discovering the attractions and architectural sights of the city in the Innviertel. A selection of the main shopping facilities, markets, and attractions:

Shopping possibilities in the center of Ried

Ried im Innkreis, a traditional trading city, offers a wide and colorful variety of shopping facilities. You will find a large range of options here, from countless specialist shops and small boutiques to large chain stores. The shopping center Weberzeile, with over 40 stores, is just around the corner. Or stroll through the historic city center, take a break from your shopping trip and treat yourself to a cup of coffee in one of Ried’s coffee houses. Whether you’re looking for everyday necessities or embarking on a shopping spree, you’ll find everything you need within walking distance of the Kaiserhof 4-star hotel.

Weekly markets in Ried im Innkreis

The weekly markets in Ried are your first point of call for fresh local produce as well as being the ideal place to meet people. The Grünmarkt takes place every Tuesday on Hauptplatz, the Bauernmarkthalle farmers’ market is held every Friday and the Weberzeile farmers’ market every Thursday.


As a historic town, Ried im Innkreis is notable for its architecture, which is typical of cities around the Inn and Salzach rivers. The city center is characterized by its four main squares with charming little streets branching off them: Hauptplatz, Roßmarkt, Stelzhamerplatz and Kirchenplatz.

A stroll through the historic city center leads you to the most important sights:

  • the Stelzhamerplatz with its monument to the Austrian poet Franz Stelzhamer
  • the city parish church of St. Peter and Paul
  • the Gothic town hall
  • the Dietmarbrunnen, built in honor of the city’s legendary founder
  • the Neptunbrunnen
  • the ancestral home of the Schwanthaler family, a famous family of sculptors from Ried
  • the city gates Braunauer Tor and Schärdinger Tor
  • the ethnological museum Innviertler Volkskundehaus
  • the historic Landrichterhaus
  • the Narrenfresko (jesters’ fresco) on the house at Hauptplatz 10
  • the old brewery inn

Other attractions outside the city center include the Capuchin monastery, built in 1644, and the Ried brewery.

Whether you’re here on holiday, business or attending a trade fair in Ried im Innkreis, you will be sure to enjoy the warm hospitality here at the Kaiserhof hotel, your 4-star hotel in the center of Ried. We will be happy to reply to your room availability request or you can book your accommodation here for the best rates!