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Colors of Munster - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Munster, Germany Munster is a marvelous city packed with cultural landmarks, as its history spans over 1200 years. It offers an impressive variety of extremes, apparent in its every feature. The city has preserved gorgeous historical architecture that nowadays serves as a bizarre backdrop for modern city life. The city has a remarkably rich cultural life. The society of free artists was founded in Munster as early as 1919. It has remained active since then and regularly holds art exhibitions and presentations so that city guests can always visit local art galleries to see something fascinating.
The history of this city enumerates over 1,200 years. This is one of the most beautiful and attractive tourist towns of Germany. Here you will find both modern buildings and ancient medieval … Open
Among many other things, modern Munster has one remarkable signature that makes it truly unique. For many years, local residents preferred cycling to other modes of transportation; the city streets are full of cyclists all year round. According to recent statistics, every local has at least two bicycles. During their stay at Munster, tourists are also encouraged to use this environmentally friendly transport. What’s more, one of the most peculiar city landmarks is the huge bicycle parking for 3,500 bicycles located right next to the train station.
Throughout the year, Munster holds a number of riveting events. For starters, fans of unconventional entertainment should take interest in visiting the city to participate in the famous Send festival. During the festival, colorful merry-go-rounds and breathtaking attractions are set on the main city square and adjacent streets, suitable for both kids and adult thrill-seekers. In addition to exciting attractions, festival guests can enjoy the delights of local cuisine while watching fire spinning shows and fun performances by street entertainers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Munster is famous for its historic landmarks and has many places of interest and entertainment venues to enjoy as a family. Schwarzlicht Semester 3-D Minigolf is one of the most fun-filled … Open
Contemporary culture and art enthusiasts should most certainly visit Munster during the Schauraum festival. The event brings together many contemporary artists, musicians, and designers from all over the globe. The festival program is quite packed and includes art and design exhibitions, music gigs in various genres, as well as fascinating workshops and meetups with prominent artists. For the duration of the festival, the city is decorated with multiple designer installations that tourists can use to take some spectacular shots. It’s also worth noting that the Night of Museums usually takes place during this festival.
King Johns Castle - Seat of the Kings of Munster Many music fans regularly visit the city for the Eurocityfest festival. It’s a large-scale open-air party held by modern musicians, DJs, and performers. The most noteworthy part of the festival is an open-air disco party, one of the largest in Europe. The event never fails to attract crowds of young people to the city streets.
Travelers looking to explore the most popular and original eating houses of Muenster should pay attention to local folks and their eating preferences. If a hall of a restaurant is filled … Open
Munster is always fun to visit on Christmas and New Year’s eve. The traditional Christmas fair opens it’s doors as early as the end of November. During this time, the city is decorated with artful illumination and colorful stalls with toys, souvenirs, and popular Christmas treats. Merry-go-rounds and attractions will keep your kids entertained at the fair, while you can marvel at artists and musicians performing on city streets.
Munster No less interesting is the annual Burgerausschuss Munsterscher carnival, held by locals before the beginning of the Lent season. This is one of the oldest, most original and diverse holidays celebrated by the local residents. The event involves many engaging competitions, craft fairs and workshops for both children and adults. During carnival days, colorful processions take place on city streets, where all participants try their best to surprise the audience with unusual outfits. And, of course, no carnival would be complete without special holiday treats. All in all, if you’d like to learn more about the historical traditions of the city, make sure to visit Munster during the annual carnival.
One of the main landmarks of Muenster is the City Museum (or Stadtmuseum) which exposition is devoted to the most significant events of the city history. The age of some showpieces exceeds … Open
Given that one of the main symbols of the city is a bicycle, it’s not surprising that Munster holds the annual Münsterland-Giro bicycle race. The best thing about it is that you don’t have to be a professional athlete to participate. Many locals are well-trained and experienced cyclists, so there are always enough people to take part in the race. Long story short, Munster didn’t become one of the most beautiful and attractive cities in Germany by a chance, as it boasts many fascinating features and signatures that can’t be seen elsewhere in the world.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Munster
♥   Dom St. Paulus, Münster, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Petrus, Osnabrück, 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Ida, Lippetal-Herzfeld, 48.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Mariä Heimsuchung, Werl, 49.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H. Plechelmus, Oldenzaal, 61.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Ludgerus, Essen-Werden, 76.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Munster
♥   Castle 'Burg Vischering' , 24.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Tecklenburg' , 34.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Cappenberg' , 35.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Bladenhorst' , 49.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Hardenstein Castle' , 64.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Klusenstein Castle' , 66.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Altena Castle' , 73.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Munster

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Munster. Learn the best periods to visit Munster to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Munster.
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