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View the City from Observation Decks

You will not only see the sights of Wuppertal while walking around the city but also enjoy its panorama from a great height. You can go up to the observation platforms of the 2 towers to do this. One of them is the beautiful Eliza tower. Elisenturm is its second name. The tower is located on the north shore of the river in the Hardt mountainous district. It has a height of 21 meters. You can see Wuppertal from here.
Wuppertal is a German city that is located on the territory of North Rheine-Westphalia on the Wupper River that is a tributary to the Rhine River. The city was founded in 1929 in result of … Open
There is another observation deck in the city. It is located at the top of the Bismarck tower. It was built in 1907 with the money of local residents as a symbol of patriotism. The tower was named after the famous German Chancellor. Its height is 22 meters. The tower is located on a mountain with a height of 234 meters. It was always used as a viewing platform. Climb it and enjoy the view of the city and its surroundings.

Ride on the Suspension Railway

The suspension railway called Schwebebahn is the most unusual attraction that you will see in Wuppertal. It was opened in 1901. It has a length of 13.3 kilometers. 10 kilometers of the road are located at an altitude of 12 meters above the river waves. The remaining 3.3 kilometers are located at an altitude of 8 meters above the city streets. Passengers are transported daily from 5:30 to 23:00. Each subsequent train comes to the station in 4 minutes after the departure of the previous one. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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A suspension railway connects several districts of the city. The ticket costs 2.3 euros. You can buy it in a special machine. It stands at every station. There are a total of 20 stations on the suspension road. If you decide to go from the first to the last station, the trip will take 35 minutes. The speed of the train is 60 kilometers per hour. An attempt to ride an elephant on a suspension railway was made in 1950.
Wuppertal - Elberfeld Panorama However, it fell into the water from 5 meters, making a hole in the wagon wall. The animal was unharmed. A falling elephant was pictured on a building located between Alter Markt Station and Adlerbrücke Station because of this incident. You will see it during the voyage on the Schwebebahn. You will also look at Wuppertal and its picturesque surroundings from a height, getting pleasant emotions.
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Road to the Castle Schloss Burg

The castle is located a 40-minute drive from Wuppertal in a river valley. It's called the Schloss Burg. You will visit it to see the famous halls and chapel. You will have an interesting time and make memorable photos. You will also like the road to the castle. It is located on a hill of great height. You will reach its top by funicular. You will sit in a comfortable booth and enjoy the beautiful scenery during the trip. It will last only a few minutes. Several trails run from the foot of the hill to the castle. Therefore, you can take a walk, admiring the nature.
Wuppertal Villenkolonie

Observation of the Zoo's Inhabitants

The oldest German zoo was opened in Wuppertal in 1881. You will see 500 species of animals here. All the inhabitants of the zoo live in large enclosures in which trees are planted and artificial hills, ponds, and oases are created. The man-made open-air savannah has become home to elephants, tigers, and African lions. You will observe all animals, including predators, from a short distance, standing on specially equipped platforms. You can also visit the aquarium tunnel. It has a length of 15 meters. King penguins and other marine life live here.
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Nordbahnstrasse Track

There is a Nordbahnstrasse in Wuppertal. It has a length of 10 kilometers. It is regularly improved and supplemented. Bike rental is available nearby. You can travel on foot or by bicycle across the bridges on the Nordbahnstrasse. The picturesque landscape is visible from here. You will also pass tunnels with graffiti and good lighting and flat areas. There is also a place on the track where the draisine is located. You will also be able to go down by it.
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Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Wuppertal
♥   Restaurant 'Diergardts Kühler Grund' HATTINGEN. Type - Classic cuisine|Market cuisine|International. 15.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Fritz Essensart' Haan. Type - International. 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hopmanns Olive' Erkrath-Hochdahl. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 17.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Wipperaue' Solingen-Aufderhöhe. Type - Country|International. 18.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Essgold' Ratingen. Type - International. 18.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Wuppertal
♥   Castle 'Hückeswagen Castle' , 16.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Hardenstein Castle' , 19 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gimborn Castle' , 30.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Bladenhorst' , 34.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Altena Castle' , 34.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Wuppertal and around
♥   Art museum 'Museum Folkwang' Essen, 23.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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