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

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 the mountain slopes and vast submontane districts. The mountain peak has a splendid panoramic view of the Sauerland District. The top of Kahler Asten is a location of the interesting local history museum that presents samples of the rarest and most unusual plants in the region.
Winterberg is popular with tourists from all over Europe. So do not be surprised by the abundance of local restaurants. You can find dishes from any world cuisine here. It can be Italian … Open
Among religious constructions, St. Jakobus Kirche deserves a priority attention. The church was built in the early Middle Ages and had long been known to pilgrims visiting local shrines. The charming church has preserved a lot of pristine elements, such as old icons. The interior of the church is decorated with sophisticated wood carvings and frescoes that are invaluable masterpieces.
In the city, there are interesting cultural centers. Westdeutsches Wintersportmuseum, the West German Winter Sports Museum, deserves a priority guests’ attention. The first winter sports fans started to visit the city more than a hundred years ago. In that period, the infrastructure of the region was improved and was close to the perfect one. This interesting museum tells its guests exactly about the history of this resort’s development. The location of the museum is a beautiful old building in national style. In fully equipped halls of the museum, you can see ancient ski equipment and a lot of other interesting exhibits. It also should be noted that the building of the hotel also includes a popular restaurant serving dishes of the regional cuisine. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
A variety of events take place in Winterberg. But all the most large-scale and interesting events are connected with sports. However, this is not surprising. After all, the town is one of … Open
The travelers who desire to take a closer look at lifestyle and culture of the indigenous people should visit the Heimatstuben Museum. Its collection includes ancient household items of local residents, original handcrafted articles and pieces of art. As for other historical sites that are interesting to visit, the old mill located on the outskirts of the town should be noted. Guests of Winterberg can diversify their leisure program with interesting cultural events that are regularly held in the town and are dedicated to national peculiarities of the indigenous people.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Winterberg and surroundings

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♥   Dom Ss. Maria, Liborius und Kilian, Paderborn, 59.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Winterberg and near

Lowenburg Castle

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For more than two centuries, many architects have considered Schloss Löwenburg to be one of the best examples of this 'romantic' architectural style in the world. The people who are not so familiar with the details of architecture compare Löwenburg with the world-famous fairy-tale castle of Disneyland. The excursion through the castle is incredibly exciting. On his territory there is a large armory, as well as a tiny chapel, where the tomb of William IX. Is located. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Winterberg

Culture guide to Winterberg. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Winterberg: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Winterberg. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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