Bicycle City Münster


The "most livable town in the world" winner of the the LivCom Award 2004, welcomes its guests with a charming mix of trends and tradition. In 1773 the first Westphalian University was founded. The origin of today's city of science with some 50,000 students. The Principal Market in the heart of Münster is the best place stroll and do some shopping. More than 30 museums beckon to you to come and discover art and culture and in Germany's bicycle city, there are plenty of green refuges – of course easily accessible by bike.

Fascination cityscape

Perhaps you too will succumb to the charms of this city while strolling beneath the beautiful arcades of the Principal Market in the city's center. And you are bound to come across the Peace Hall, important churches such as St. Lamberti and the powerful St. Paul Cathedral and Cathedral Square. Other vast structures are for instance the wonderful Baroque building by the architect Johann Conrad Schlaun, such as the hexagonal Clemens Church, the castle or the Erbdrostenhof.

Culture and entertainment

Münster offers various forms of world-class art such as at the Pablo Picasso Museum of Graphic Art since 2000 as well as the sculptures throughout Münster's city center – which had formerly been part of a recent international sculpture exhibition. Several theaters, museums, cinemas and concerts provide a versatile entertainment offering. Münster's city center also hosts several cultural events and festivals.

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