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Top sigths of Germany

Berlin suburbs are an interesting place, where travellers can find many unusual and fascinating places. The city of Potsdam is one of most notable places of interest there. In the 17th century the city was the residence of Prussian kings who lived in magnificent Schloss Sanssouci Castle. There are also several beautiful mansions that remind of that period. In addition to their architectural importance, these buildings are famous historic landmarks. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Gelsenkirchen

Attractions and active leisure

ravelers who are not indifferent to sports should definitely visit the famous Veltins-Arena, which is the home ground for FC Schalke 04. The stadium is located in the heart of the city. Besides holding exciting sporting events, it has become a permanent venue for all sorts of concerts and spectacular shows. The arena's unique design and sliding roof allow it to hold events literally all year round. Fans of … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Among Italian restaurants, it is worth noting Vasco da Gama, which won recognition among both holidaymakers and local residents. The restaurant's menu is regularly updated and complemented by new culinary masterpieces. Visitors should definitely try risotto and seafood pasta prepared according to the author's recipe. Connoisseurs of Mediterranean cuisine and those who cannot imagine a meal without fish will like … Open

Traditions and mentality of Gelsenkirchen

There are few dialects in the city, their speakers can mostly be found among the older generation. They were supplanted by the traditional Upper German language, so it wouldn't be difficult to understand local people. The local cuisine is famous for its simplicity and nutritiousness at the same time. Some of the local dishes that must be tried at least once in a lifetime are fried herring, potato pancakes, boiled … Open

Travel guide to Gelsenkirchen

Not less interesting and impressive is the Castle of Berg. It is a vivid architectural masterpiece in the style of the late Baroque. The first mention of the castle dates back to the 13th century. Its founder is the famous knight Dietrich von Berg. For several hundred years, the castle was a family estate of his descendants, and after, it was replaced by over a dozen owners. The last major reconstruction of the … Open

Advices for travellers

3. You can withdraw money from a credit card at one of the many ATMs; it's best to use the services of Geldautomat ATMs. It is worth noting that most shopping centers, restaurants, and gas stations accept cashless payments. 4. The city has a well-developed public transport system with a single type of tickets. Tickets are sold at special kiosks standing close to public transport stops, as well as newspaper and … Open

Active recreation

To "feel alive", that is, to feel a surge of adrenaline, you can visit Indoor Skydiving Bottrop where thrill-seekers are invited to try skydiving, as can be understood from the center's name. This is just a fantastic feeling that cannot be experienced anywhere else. Another place where the surge of extreme hormone is guaranteed is House Running. This is a challenge for the bravest who can try bungee jumping. One … Open

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