Munster Sights and Landmarks Guide, Germany
Tourists are given the opportunity to explore a distinctively sundry region when visiting Munster. The city offers attractions that will match every liking and every age. Whatever visitors would feel like doing and exploring, Munster Sights have it all.
Munster Sights – Castles
The city of Munster has many castles and palaces which tourists could visit. A total of 100 castles, palaces, and estates can be found in the city. From the ancient to the picturesque, these attractions are linked to those seen in Frankfurt Sights.
Burg Bentheim. This is the only castle on a hilltop found in Munster. Since the castle was built in the 1000s, Burg Bentheim witnessed many wars, both politically and religiously throughout its long and lush history. At present, the castle still serves as a residence to the noble families of Bentheim and Steinfurt.
Burg Vischering. This castle was built in 1271 upon the authority of the prince-bishop of Munster. Burg Vischering is known for its round shape and the moat surroundings. The castle was burnt in 1521 and was reconstructed using the renaissance style. Today, a museum about its history can be found in the castle. Also, a café can be found within the compound where visitors can stop to sip a drink and relax after a walk through the castle.
Munster Sights – Museums and Galleries
Munster does not just have an extensive collection of castles. The city also houses some of the most loved museums and galleries in Germany – closely compared to those in Hanover Sights. These museums differ from each other. Some can be found on open-air, others house modern artworks, while some covers the city’s history.
Muhlenhof. Known as an open-air museum, Muhlenhof offers a charming assortment of farmhouses and rural buildings. This museum is situated near a lake thus adding to its charm.
Grafik Museum Pablo Picasso. This museum formally opened its doors to the public in 2000. Known as the first Picasso museum found in Germany, the Grafik Museum exhibits a wide collection of modern art, having 100 etchings and over 780 lithographs.
Stadtmuseum. Known as one of the tourists’ favorite museums in Munster, the Stadtmuseum displays the city’s history. It also highlights special displays which show a detailed event in Munster’s history, whether it’s about the Eighty Years’ War or just a historical cultural or social event.
Munster Sights – Recreation and Leisure
Munster can be seen as one massive park with leisure and recreational sites. Aside from the cultural sites and museums, tourists have also the chance to experience lazing around the recreational places found in the city.
Prinzipalmarkt. This is a boulevard of arcaded structures found in the heart of the old town. Here, visitors can find themselves in a series of shopping stands where they could buy souvenirs of the city.
Muhlenhof All-Weather Zoo. This zoo houses around 3300 animals. These animals include the white rhinoceros, meerkats, Persian leopard, and orange orangutans. Aside from the animals, visitors can enjoy the all-weather paths, playgrounds and picnic areas.
Never hesitate to visit Munster in Germany when given the chance. Visitors will find that the city doesn’t just have amazing attractions to discover, but also friendly residents ready to help out lost tourists along the way. Munster Sights are indeed worth of all praises.
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