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Small German town Winterberg is well known to tourists as a popular winter resort. It offers its guests excellent conditions for training. During the warm season, this place is crowded with admirers of hiking and ecotourism. Surroundings of the town are famous for a variety of interesting natural attractions. As for excursion objects, we should mention a diversity of historic buildings that have been preserved on the territory of the town and in its surroundings.
The most famous and most visited attraction of Winterberg is Mount Kahler Asten, the name of which is literally translated from German as “bare branch”. A lot of hiking routes run along … Open
Enthusiasts of walking along historic sites can visit ancient churches and mills, evaluate exhibits presented in local museums and walk along the most symbolic districts of Winterberg. One of the major historic symbols of the town is St. Jakobus Kirche that has been a distinguishing feature of the town for many years. Each year, local residents celebrate a beautiful holiday dedicated to the patron saint.
Despite the fact that Winterberg is well known to many travelers as an upscale resort, it has quite a high industrial status. In the town, there is a large factory that specializes in the decorative element production. Many tourists visit the factory as part of the sightseeing tour, after which everyone can drop in shops located on the territory of the factory. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
At the resort, there are a lot of upscale hotels, an accommodation in which can make your recreation more convenient and more interesting. One of the most amazing attractions of Winterberg … Open
As for sports entertainments in the town, its high status within world-class sports should be mentioned. Winterberg has long been a place where world skeleton and bobsleigh championships are held. The sports infrastructure of the resort is just flawless. In winter, not only sports enthusiasts but also professional sportsmen and many sports fans wanting to watch competitions visit the town.
Tourists who visit the town in the warm season can diversify their leisure with exciting walking and bike tours. Of particular interest for active travelers is Kahler Asten , the mountain that is about 5 km from the town. On the top of the mountain, there is a spectacular local history museum, exhibits of which are dedicated to local nature. Also, there are several magnificent viewing platforms. The Kahler Asten submontane area is a trove of unique natural attractions. Winterberg is a perfect place for admirers of calm and peaceful recreation. Active tourists who want to spend their time far from the bustle of big cities will be definitely impressed with the town.
Photogallery of Kahler Asten:
The ski resort of Winterberg Skiliftkarussell located on the territory of Winterberg is distinguished by a small size, which does not detract from its advantages. The resort infrastructure … Open
Putuo Monastery has become a signature landmark of Xiamen. The beautiful complex was founded in the 7th century. It is located in a very interesting area, in the mountain region of Wulao. This region is famous for its gorgeous caves and mountain streams, a visit to which is an essential part of any excursion. The large territory of the monastery is distinguished by an incredibly beautiful landscape design. It is a fabulous place to walk in picturesque gardens, admire manmade ponds, and spacious terraces. The entrance to the monastery is open to absolutely everyone. During an excursion there, visitors will explore local temples and see how monks live there.
Winterberg Xiamen University is a no less interesting landmark, the building of which is of a great value from an architectural point of view. Best masters worked over the creation of this gorgeous building. Nowadays, the university is recognized as one of the most beautiful in the country. It also has a beautiful adjacent territory with a garden that attracts not only students but also local people.
The most famous and most visited attraction of Winterberg is Mount Kahler Asten, the name of which is literally translated from German as “bare branch”. A lot of hiking routes run along … Open
Ding'aozai Street is one more interesting tourist landmark. Locals and tourists gave another unofficial name to it – the Cat Street. Facades of numerous buildings are decorated with images of cats. Moreover, attentive visitors will find images of cats painted on lanterns, benches, and other elements of the infrastructure. The picturesque street has countless souvenir shops and art galleries that offer amazing memorable gifts. Figures of cats, as well as other items with the cute animals, remain one of the most popular souvenirs. Kitten figurines are one more interesting peculiarity of this street. There are more than 20 figurines in total on Ding'aozai Street. Travelers can participate in this exciting “quest” and try to find all the figurines.
Winterberg at Dawn It is also important to mention peculiar gastronomic traditions of the city. Local restaurants offer a range of unique dishes that are not available in other regions of China. It is a place where one can try wonderful meat dishes. As a rule, meat is baked with various herbs and spices here. Peanut soup is one more popular specialty of the city, as well as various seafood soups. Local restaurants primarily use best and fresh ingredients to cook meals.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Winterberg
♥   Castle 'Burg Hessenstein' , 26.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Arolsen' , 39.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Klusenstein Castle' , 51.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Altena Castle' , 60.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Heid' , 61.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Winterberg
♥   National Park 'Kellerwald-Edersee' , 31.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Lowenburg Castle

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
The castle lies on the summit of the Bavaria mountain, whose height is 92 meters. That is why the excellent panorama of Kassel and the city surroundings opens up from the terraces and viewing platforms surrounding the castle. The castle is located in the incredibly beautiful landscape garden with a lot of the original compositions. In the year 1801, the first garden was built after the completion of the construction work around the castle, which was just as much exaggerated. … Read further
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