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Culture of Ulm. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

In the center of the city there is its main and most beautiful sight, Ulmer Münster. It is the highest cathedral in the world. The building is made in the Gothic style; the construction of the cathedral has begun in 1377 and has lasted for several years. The building impresses with its imposing scale. The length of the cathedral is 123 meters and its width is 49 meters, while the height of the nave is 41 meters. The perfect religious building fascinates with its interior, so travelers would have an opportunity to admire exquisite stained glass windows, priceless relics and works of art.
1.The main form of public transport is a bus; in certain areas of the city you can travel by tram. The cost of the ticket for one trip is about 2 euros; holidaymakers also have an … Open
Among other architectural attractions Stadthaus located near the cathedral is worth noting. It is a spectacular modern building of concrete and glass, making an amazing contrast to the strict building of the cathedral. One of the best architects of the United States has created the project; the construction of the building was completed in 1993.
An interesting tourist attraction is the Valentinskapelle. A miniature chapel was built in the second half of the 15th century following order of one of the notables of the city. The construction has perfectly preserved to this day; church-office is continued here. Fans of historical sites are recommended to walk around Auf dem Kreuz, which strikes with an abundance of beautiful old buildings. Copyright
A major university center, this is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. There are many tourists here at any time of a year. People are attracted by unique places of interest, cozy … Open
The Sebastiankapelle located there was built in the early 15th century, as well as Zeughaus. There is also one of the most extraordinary sights, the Einstein-Brunnen, opened in 1984. Other major attractions are Seelturm Tower and Grabenhäusle medieval districts.
The conference venue is a castle No less attractive is a fishermen district (Fischerviertel). This is where the legendary House of Oaths (Schwörhaus), as well as Staufenmauer is situated. Alte Münz is considered one of the most beautiful attractions of the area. At every step you can discover interesting buildings of past centuries, including both common and unique, such as Schiefes Haus falling house.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Ulm and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Ulm and surroundings

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Cathedrals and basilicas near Ulm
♥   Basilika St. Vitus, Ellwangen, 63.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Martin von Tours und St. Oswald, Weingarten, 70.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Ulm and near

Steinheimer Becken

From the series “Largest Meteorite Craters on Earth”
The crater has been formed more than 14 million years ago. As it was found out in the course of the research, for millions of years it has being completely filled with water. At the time when the first settlements appeared at the territory of the crater, the lake has long been dry. Over millions of years, under an influence of natural factors and human activities, a unique landscape in the region has been changing dramatically. … Read further


From the series “The Scariest Mines in the World”
In 1924, ore mining became unprofitable and it was decided to close the mine. The entrance was concreted, depriving thousands of curious people of opportunity to visit the mysterious cave. For many years the interest of local residents and tourists to the old mines hasn’t exhausted, so in 1979 Aalen government decided to unseal the entrance and set an iron gate beside it. The mine is open to visit only in the period from May to September; you can move through the tunnels only by special electric train and only in special equipment. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

Hilton has announced that it will soon begin a project to build a new hotel in Kyoto. It will be located in the heart of the city, in the prestigious area of Sanjo-Kawaramachi. Guests will be able to easily reach all areas of interest in the dynamic city, many popular attractions and recreation areas will be within a walking distance from the hotel. Read this


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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Ulm

Culture guide to Ulm. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Ulm: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Ulm. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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