How to get to Münster?

How to get to Münster?

What to see in Münster?

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Münster is a lovely university town with fascinating history, cobblestone streets, charming historic buildings and churches, and plenty of restaurants.

Münster is known as a city where the Peace of Westphalia was signed. This ended the Thirty Years' War and the Eighty Years' War. Moreover, it simultaneously established a European peace administration advocating equality between states and significantly contributed to the formation of modern international law.

Here are a few main points to visit:

  • Prinzipalmarkt is the historical square of Münster and has many shopping malls. Here you can find the Historic City Hall, Saint-Lambert's Church and the Town Hall Tower.

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  • The Aasee is an artificial lake located just southwest of the city centre. As the main recreational area in Münster, it offers a good range of activities, from strolling to sailing to touring the lake on solar boats. The Muenster All-Weather Zoo, the Natural History Museum, the Planetarium, and the Muhlenhof Open-Air Museum are all located on the banks of the Aasee.

  • Stadthafen is Münster's City Port, which is on the Dortmund-Ems Canal – the part of the modern part of the town. The Hafen Promenade is a popular place to stroll while the docks are lined with hip cafés and restaurants.

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By the way, Münster claims to be the bicycle capital of Germany. The city maintains an extensive network of bicycles, including the famous "Promenade", which encircles Münster's city centre.

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