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Autostadt Wolfsburg - Bugatti Veyron Wolfsburg is a city located in Germany, in Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), on Mittellandkanal that is south to the old riverbed of the Aller River.

The population of the city estimated 121 thousand of people in 2010. This makes Wolfsburg one of the largest cities in Germany.
Wolfsburg is known to many travelers for its first-class outlets. One of the most attractive is Designer outlets. It houses 45 shops of the most popular world brands. High-quality things can … Open
Wolfsburg is referred to those cities that have been founded in the beginning of the 20th century. The city’s birthday is considered July 1, 1983. Until the end of the World War II this city was known under another name - Stadt des KdF Wagens bei Fallersleben and was used as a living zone for people working on Volkswagen automobile concern. At that time the main aim of the concern was to make as many famous “Beetle” cars as possible. These cars started a real revolution in car manufacturing, making vehicles affordable to not only rich people, but also to middle class workers.
The city is also known as the base of the local football club Wolfsburg and a hockey club “Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg”.

Wolfsburg is also famous by its Auto City – a museum-like exhibition that was built in 2000. Here you can also visit “House of Time” museum that shows an exposition from 80 cars of the famous concern. Moreover, you can see the products as well as newest developments of VW and other manufacturers that are included into the concern. These are vehicles manufactured under the brands Skoda, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley. All cars are exhibited in two huge “auto cylinders” made of glass. The cylinders are 42 meters high. Visitors of Auto City can also see amazing attractions and “stunt man” tricks made on Volkswagen automobiles. Finally, you can make a walk on an amazing park with fountains, channels and man-made hills. By the way, if you get a desire to get a new vehicle, you can also do it here. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The city is not deprived of historical sites. You can see the beautiful castle of medieval architecture - the Wolfsburg Castle here. This luxury castle of the 15th century is an architectural masterpiece in the Renaissance style. For many years, it has been a permanent venue for interesting cultural events. In the castle there is an art gallery, which often hosts exhibitions of contemporary painters. In addition, part of the castle is the Institute of Photography, and often it hosts various festivals. The castle of Wolfsburg and its surrounding garden can be safely called one of the most romantic places in the city. Newlyweds often arrange a wedding photo session here.
History lovers will also like the Neuhaus Castle. This impregnable castle was built in 1372 and is located on the slope of a rocky cliff. Excursion to this castle necessarily includes a walk through the picturesque surroundings, during which you can see interesting natural attractions. The majestic medieval castle has a very interesting history. For hundreds of years, it belonged to notable dukes. After the end of the Second World War, an orphanage was opened in the castle, which lasted until 1980. Now in the historic building, there are offices of various state institutions.
Local cuisine is characterized by an abundance of game dishes, a variety of meat delicacies and sausages. Fish dishes are equally popular, carp is considered the most common type of fish. … Open
Wolfsburg is famous not only for its historical monuments, but also for first class entertainment facilities, among which is the BadeLand water park. It is a huge entertainment complex, on the territory of which besides the water park itself, are a lot of attractions. There is a luxurious spa, in which there are more than ten kinds of saunas. In the water park, there is a huge selection of attractions for adults and children of different ages. The most extreme attraction is a hill, whose height is more than 100 meters.
Water and Light  Show \"Vive la France\" in  the  Autostadt  Wolfsburg The main religious symbol of Wolfsburg is the Church of St. Anne which was built as far back as the 13th century. For hundreds of years, this church was repeatedly reconstructed. Nevertheless, it managed to preserve a number of primordial elements and features. In the immediate vicinity of the church is an old cemetery, which today is also of great interest from an architectural point of view.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Wolfsburg
♥   Castle 'Fallersleben Castle' , 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gifhorn Castle' , 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Brunswick Palace' , 25 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Konradsburg' , 47.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Celle Castle' , 52.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Wolfsburg
♥   National Park 'Harz' , 73.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Wolfsburg and around
♥   Art museum 'Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum' Braunschweig, 24.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Wolfsburg from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Mittellandkanal

From the series “Greatest Man-Made Waterways and Channels”
The building of the Mittelland Canal took more than 50 years to complete. It is constantly being improved and reconstructed. In 1998 a new aqueduct across the Elbe was built and thus supplemented the structure of the canal. The Mittelland Canal is considered to be the most important architectural object for local residents, so there have been many efforts to preserve its historical appearance. … Read further
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