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Muengstener Bruecke, Remscheid

(4.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Spanning the river Wupper, Muengstener Bruecke is Germany's highest steel railroad bridge and a feat of Victorian-era engineering. Constructed from 1893 to 1897 and designed by architect Anton von Rippel, the 107 m (351 ft) bridge mystified local townspeople, who had never seen such a complex structure. Entranced by its seemingly miraculous construction, they spread rumors, such as last rivet to be fastened was made of pure gold and that half of the bridge had to be demolished because the two halves didn't fit together. Today, you can gaze up at the bridge from the park below, where locals enjoy hiking, running, and relaxing along the river. Several snack bars, cafes, tree-shaded walkways, and playgrounds invite you to stay awhile and enjoy this tranquil spot. Use our Remscheid trip builder to visit Muengstener Bruecke on your trip to Remscheid, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The bridge is the landmark. The hand-operated ferry left the Wupper? You must be driven with D, the bridge Park is especially great in the summer. You can visit House Müngsten is good. Please only enter if you have no problems with people with disabilities. The House is operated by the Lebenshilfe.
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  • It is a beautiful park with wood bonded to. There a waffle stand, a large Café / Restaurant and a kiosk. It makes the children to swing fun with the car over the Wupper. Nice can picnic on the lawn. On the whole, it's not very spectacular and therefore only suited to a krzeb trip. "One" is boring after a few hours of children
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  • Nice location, beautiful terrace, interesting goat cheese salad... nothing more. We had lunch there. At 13: 00 was lecker...oder the coffee for the coffee company in the warm hold pitchers already on the Tisch...war very?
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  • A must see for tourists in this area
  • Good menu
  • A must-see for sightseers.
  • Today, 16.10.2016 to 14:30 very long waiting time for operation! Drinks came after 25 minutes - we have dispensed with the ordering of a food then. The operating personnel (a visible person inside) was greatly overwhelmed. Tables were not cleaned, a real gift to the customers could not be perceived. Another visit not come for us here in question!
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  • Delicious breakfast in pleasant surroundings. Bright open glass front with great views of the river Wupper. The operation is very very nice, helpful, courteous, unobtrusive and always in a good mood with a smile on his face. Here we go again very happy. Tip: From here you can walk very nicely to the Castle.
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