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

Wuppertal-Beyenburg 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 excellent observation deck, which provides unforgettable panoramic views of the city. The tower got its name in honor of the wife of King of Prussia, Elisabeth of Bavaria. The tower is considered one of the most beautiful monuments of the Middle Ages. The building is surrounded by a beautiful park, which is a popular place of rest for both locals and tourists. While walking through its shady avenues, you can reach a beautiful botanical garden. An excursion in the garden must also be present in the recreation program.
Wuppertal is not deprived of first-class hotels that are ready to offer customers chic rooms and impeccable service. One of the most popular and prestigious hotels in the city is … Open
A no less interesting architectural landmark is located in Elberfeld quarter. This is the building of the old town hall. The building is made in a pseudo-Gothic style and is decorated with graceful tall towers and huge panoramic windows. Currently the Town Hall is occupied by one of the local municipality offices, so visiting its interior premises is prohibited for visitors. Every day the square in front of the town hall attracts a huge number of people, who come there to take a picture of the original building.
The opening of the abovementioned Botanical Garden took place in 1890. Today this is one of the most magnificent and beautiful gardens in Germany. The huge territory of the garden has become home to numerous tropical crops. During an excursion in the garden visitors will see approximately four hundred exotic plants. The garden is divided into several thematic zones. Its territory includes a beautiful artificial lake and green groves with gigantic trees, and even greenhouses with exotic fruits. The local zoo has become a kind of a tourist attraction. The zoo was founded in 1879. Now its territory is home to more than five thousand exotic animals imported from all over the world. Copyright
Couples who choose Wuppertal for a joint vacation should definitely pay attention to the also-Hotel an der Hardt. The hotel is located next to the picturesque Hardt-Anlagen Park, a couple of … Open
Continue your acquaintance with architectural monuments of Wuppertal during an excursion to the Tower of Bismarck. A beautiful memorial tower was erected in honor of the first chancellor of the country and was named after him. The top of the tower is also equipped with an observation deck, which can be visited by anyone. A funicular road is a one more interesting attraction of the city. The road is included in a system of public transport. The length of the road is more than 13 kilometers. A ride in the funicular will also become an unforgettable adventure. An ancient wagon will be of particular interest for tourists – once the wagon was used by the special first passenger of the road - Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Wuppertal 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 Wuppertal and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Wuppertal
♥   Palace 'Schloss Benrath' Düsseldorf, 24.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Electoral Palace' Bonn, 59.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Wuppertal and around
♥   Art museum 'Von der Heydt Museum' Wuppertal, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum Folkwang' Essen, 23.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Wuppertal
♥   Basilika St. Margareta, Düsseldorf-Gerresheim, 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Lambertus, Düsseldorf, 29 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Suitbertus, Düsseldorf, 31.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Münster-Basilika St. Quirin, Neuss, 34.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Kunibert, Köln, 38.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Ursula, Köln, 39.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Peter und Maria, Köln, 39.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Wuppertal and near

Kolner Dom

From the series “The Most Iconic Temples in the World”
The well-known architect Gerhard has worked at the Domprojekt. As the legend tells, the devil helped him. This was the only way to explain the construction of such a grand architectural project. Every day, more than 20,000 people visit the Cologne Cathedral, which is to be graced by its magnificent interiors and the golden sarcophagus with its main sanctuary. The latter is a real masterpiece of jeweler art. For the decoration of the sarcophagus thousands of precious stones were used. In the cathedral there are also other sanctuaries - the Gerokreuz and the Milan Madonna, a unique statue from the 13th century. All those who are interested can climb up the Domgipfel and enjoy the panorama of Cologne, for which only 509 steps have to be overcome. … Read further

Hershtrasse in Bonn

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
Lovely cherry trees were planted along it in 1984 as a part of a large-scale ecological program of planting. Since then, in mid-spring the street turns into a small corner of Japan. Thousands of people come here every day to enjoy the blooming cherry trees. Many prefer to admire the trees in the evening, as they look even more unusual in the light of street lamps. Typically, trees bloom up to 10 days. It is very difficult to predict, when the alley will be flowering next spring. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Wuppertal

Culture guide to Wuppertal. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Wuppertal: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Wuppertal. 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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