German city: Wuppertal
Lying 35 km to the east of Düsseldorf City Wuppertal (Wuppertal) is quite young – it was formed at the beginning of the XX century merging several settlements at once. He acquired sad fame, by May 1943, when the bombing of the allies led to the formation of the so-called "Fire Maddle", practically turned the city in ash.
After the war, Wuppertal was carefully restored, and from interesting places it is worth mentioning here Town Hall In the Alberfeld area (Elberfelder Rathaus, 1900 g.), Monastery Church (Klosterkirche) in Bayenburg (Beyenburg), Church of St. Lawrence (St. Laurentius, XVII in.), House Friedrich Engels Engels-Haus, XVIII in.) in the Barmen district (Barmen), Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten Der Stadt Wuppertal, 2.5 hectares) with ELISENTURM Observatory Tower (1838 g., Now here is an observation deck and exhibition space) and Memorial Tower Bismarcka (Bismarckturm, 1907.) in the area of Hardtanlage, extensive Dendropark Burgholz (Arboretum Burgholz), beautiful Zooosad (Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal, 24 hectares, more than 500 species of animals), as well as the long-lasting monorail system Wuppertal suspension road (Wuppertaler Schwebebahn, 1901 g.).
Connoisseurs of art must visit the complex Wuppertal Opera (Wuppertal Opera) and famous for his acoustics Concert Hall Stadthalle, see the presentation of the famous troupe Wuppertal dance theater (Tanztheater Wuppertal) under the leadership of Pina Bausus, relax in Park Sculptures Waldfriden (Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden) with the exhibition hall, and also inspect the collection Art Museum von der Heidt (Von Der Heydt Museum) in the complex of the Old Town Hall with the richest collection of painting since the XVI century and at our day.
Reviews and studies of trips
Germany: We are going to Wuppertal
For the first time I heard about the lettuce many years ago and from the moment, his visit was for me an uncomfortable dream for me. Well, you know how the flight on Mars or the search of the treas. Read more →
ME TEMA | Summer 2016
Wuppertal and suspended tram
The city is located in the gorge. In the advertising brochure it is said that there are so many green areas in the sweepage that any house is located at a distance of 10 minutes walk to the nearest park. Read more →
Kucheryavchik | Spring 2015
big Adventure. Germany and Austria
For 13 days almost 3400 kilometers drove. Stayed in 9 hotels. Highlighted viewing platforms rose to 3. We are very lucky with the weather – the temperature in the area of 20 degrees read more →