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A beautiful living environment and rich cultural scene is enjoyed by the tourists and inhabitants of Bergisch Gladbach. Located beside the glittering River Rhine and home to one of the world’s best restaurants, the often overlooked city has a plethora of alluring attractions to offer adventurous travellers. Whether you want to enjoy the majesty of the medieval architecture or hike amidst the natural splendour of the moors and meadows, Bergisch Gladbach is guaranteed to exceed all of your expectations.
The city’s most famous architectural style is undoubtedly that of revered German architect Gottfried Bohm, a structural pioneer whose work resides as far afield as Brazil and Taiwan. The city of Bergisch Gladbach boasts an impressive selection of his work including the distinctive and dynamic structures of the Sacred Heart Church, the Bergisher Lowe and, most famous of all, the Bensberg Town Hall. Another notable structure with rich historical heritage is the Bensberg Castle, an arresting vision of medieval magnificence.
The assorted array of museums in the city of Bergisch Gladbach will impress even the most discerning culture vulture; the Kunstmuseum Villa Zanders houses a thought provoking collection of classic and contemporary art in an antique and elegant interior. The Fossil Collection boasts ancient rocks, some of which are over 400 million years old; perfectly preserved specimens are combined with intriguing information to create an excellent exhibition.
Few cities can say that their local fine dining establishment is ranked amongst the best restaurants in the entire world. Bergisch Gladbach, however, can, as the venerated Vendome Restaurant’s creative culinary concepts and technical prowess have earned it this esteemed accolade. Asian influences and regional respect arises in the restaurants extensive and experimental tasting menu, which features dynamic dishes such as a foie gras snowball with truffle foam. Dining at this exquisite eatery is an experience to be relished and remembered.(Kadettenstraße, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach)