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Beyenburg Friedrich Engels' hometown and its surroundings are perfect for cycling or walking tours. The most popular routes are Nordbahntrasse and Sambatrasse. It is not surprising that locals look fit and healthy because many of them go jogging here. Taking care of their health, they enjoy the incredibly beautiful views pleasing the eye. This is one of the interesting pastimes the city can offer. Exciting segway tours are organized by Flender Funways.
Wuppertal is home to one of the most unusual sights in Germany – a monorail road. The construction of the road began in the end of the 19th century. Despite the fact that you can see such … Open
Everyone knows the name Neandertal where the remains of an ancient man named after this area were found. The fact is that the valley is absolutely nearby - you can go along Neandersteig trail. Therefore, this is a great opportunity for anthropology enthusiasts to explore places of great historical importance. Nearby are Op dem Kamp Cafe where you can have a bite, Friedhof Hochdahl breathing some "wildness", which is definitely appreciated by many, as well as Neanderthal Museum - another must-have for all history and anthropology buffs.
For those who like swimming, there are places like Schwimmoper Wuppertal or Gartenhallenbad Langerfeld. It is definitely worth to come here as a family to get as many pleasant impressions as possible. Besides a pool, there is also a sauna. A good place for families is Crazy Jump. Golf players will appreciate Bergisch Land Golf Club, and for fans of mini-golf, there is Golfing Underground. The city has enough centers offering such activities as escape quests, and the best among them are LockRoom, Final Escape Wuppertal, and Fun4mind Live Escape Game Events. Each one has its own atmosphere, while both are distinguished by non-trivial puzzles and interesting pastime. Copyright
Start your sightseeing from visiting beautiful Elisa Tower, which is located in the picturesque district of Hardt. The height of building is 21 meters at its top is equipped with an … Open
The city is also famous for its theaters - for fans of cultural performances, there are plenty of opportunities in Friedrich Engels’ hometown. If you are one of these fans, be sure to check the program of such institutions as Zaubertheater Wiepen, Tanztheater, Wuppertaler Bühnen, Haus der Jugend, Kontakthof. Those who would rather prefer movies go to local cinemas. These include centers such as Rex Filmtheater and Cinemaxx. Bergerhof Farm gladly welcomes tourists. Needless to say, it is worth going here with your kids, since this kind of leisure will be very useful for them.
Wuppertal Suspension Railway If you are traveling to Wuppertal with children, be sure to visit the following must-have destinations: Hardt-Anlagen Park with a playground for children where they will have a lot of fun, Falknerei Bergisch Land where little citizens can enjoy watching beautiful birds, as well as Zoo Wuppertal where there is a great variety of interesting animals. Knowing the pedantry and perfectionism of Germans, it is no wonder that all animals are properly cared for. It is really nice to look at them, which consoles those who think that zoo animals are unhappy by default. Here you can see polar bears, elephants, flamingos, parrots, lions.
1. While communicating with the locals, it is worth keeping in mind some important nuances. When you talk to other person, you should say not only his/her name, but also the position of … Open
Wuppertal is a truly green city with many interesting parks, and each one can be explored with great pleasure. Thus, Skulpturenpark is sure to please those who like to find interesting monuments in parks, as you might guess from the name. Botanischer Garten is a great place to enjoy the beauty of local flora - just like Vorwerkpark. Nordpark can offer amazing views of Wuppertal - the thing is that it is a little away from the city, and from here you can see the unparalleled urban landscapes. Barmer Anlagen is famous for its fountains, while visiting the bank of the River Wupper is a must-have, as such a beautiful natural site can hardly be found anywhere else.
Wuppertal-Ostersbaum: Looking down from Hamburger Treppe Another niche that is worth exploring in Friedrich Engels' hometown is monuments. Of course, it is not surprising that there is a monument to the great native of the city (there are two of them, by the way). Here you can also find a monument to Otto von Bismarck. The rest of the sculptures are no less interesting, and it is a pleasure to meet them from time to time. You should try to find such sculptures as Bronzeelefant "Tuffi", Standbild "Mina Knallenfalls", Husch Husch Denkmal, Skulpturengruppe Schildkröten, Skulpturen "Wahrheit und Gerechtigkeit". Many of them were created by the best sculptors of their time. There are also memorials to tragic events - Mahnmal zum 50. Jahrestag der Barmer Theologischen Erklarung.
Wuppertal is an interesting city, so its museums are truly fascinating. First of all, it is worth noting the house of the great native of the city, which has been converted into a museum. Of course, this is all about Engels-Haus where you can see how the great philosopher lived with your own eyes. Art connoisseurs go to explore Von der Heydt-Museum, and those wishing to get acquainted with the region's traditional industry to Museum für Frühindustrialisierung, which is a manufactory of the early 20th century. Those enthusiastic about railways would be happy to visit Bergische Museumsbahnen, and to learn about one more industry of the city - weaving - you can go to Bandweberei & Museum Kafka.
Thinking about where to spend this night will not take long, as the city can offer facilities to everyone's liking. Thus, people who want to sit in a relaxed, casual atmosphere are recommended Hutmacher, fans of excellent cocktails will enjoy Zum Koehlerliesel, those who appreciate small but cozy bars will be interested in visiting Viertelbar. Vacationers who prefer to choose the best cocktails from a huge range of drinks will certainly appreciate Q Bar Libre. Another great place is Wirtschaftswunder. The atmosphere here is truly impressive, recalling the traditional Irish pub setting.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Wuppertal and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Wuppertal
♥   National Park 'De Meinweg' , 77.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Maasduinen' , 83.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Veluwezoom' , 118.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Sallandse Heuvelrug' , 131.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Wuppertal
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitanlage Start und Ziel' Herne, 30.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'CentrO.Park' Oberhausen, 33 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Schloss Beck' Bottrop, 41.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Movie Park Germany' , 41.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Phantasialand' Brühl, 56.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Wuppertal
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 32.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquaventura' Hellendoorn, 135 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Wuppertal
♥   Restaurant 'Herzhaft' REMSCHEID. Type - International|Country. 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Habbel’s' Sprockhövel-Haßlinghausen. Type - International. 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Eggers' Sprockhövel-Niedersprockhövel. Type - Country. 11.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tante Anna' Sprockhövel-Niedersprockhövel. Type - International. 11.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pfaffenberg' Solingen-Hästen. Type - International. 14.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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