The Stark Bakery On The City's Main Street Became Famous For A Chocolate Cake Produced For Presley's 24th Birthday.
She quickly developed a “burning love” for Elvis and his connection to this rural region. Van Ooyen now heads the “Elvis in Bad Nauheim” initiative, which aims to set up a permanent Elvis museum and has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a bronze statue of the American superstar, which the city wants to place in its spa gardens. Copy this code to your website or blog At the height of the worldwide Elvis mania, the “King” was deployed on an 18-month stint to Ray Barracks in Friedberg, Germany with the U.S. Army’s Third Armored Division. Sergeant Elvis Aaron Presley decided to set up camp in nearby Bad Nauheim, where he rented an entire floor of the Grunewald hotel for himself and his entourage. advertisement In commemoration of the famous visitor, the square outside the historic hotel was named Elvis-Presley-Platz, where a marble memorial was set up. Die-hard Elvis fans have turned the site into a place of pilgrimage. “Elvis is unforgotten, he is always in my heart” said 65-year old Gabriele Trinker, who is visiting Bad Nauheim for the 5th time from Zurich, Switzerland. Dressed in a jacket with Elvis’ picture sown on the back, Trinker stopped at the Elvis memorial to pay her respects. But for her, the entertainer’s former residence next to the city’s central park has become something of a heartbreak hotel. “The-so called Elvis room, number ten, is closed to visitors. I have never been able to see it in all these years,” she told NBC News. Copy this code to your website or blog Elvis left many other traces in the city. The Stark bakery on the city’s main street became famous for a chocolate cake produced for Presley’s 24th birthday. Tour guides take visitors to a nearby restaurant where Elvis’ army battalion held its Christmas party in 1959. The “King” is believed to have appeared with Priscilla in public for the first time at the city’s Sportheim restaurant.
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