It was founded in the 9th Century, and was in the 1150's the favorite hunting ground of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, until a castle was built here a few years later.
Today, the city is known for its prominent military prescence of NATO military personnel, mainly American soldiers, who call the town "K-Town."
People Born in Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern in People's Lives
Viktoria Tolstoy: I performed a concert here in 2014, with Jacob Karlzon.