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Enjoying an enviable location in the heart of the North Rhine Westphalia district, the city of Remscheid delivers on both culture, charisma and character. An alluring architectural array provides a bounteous visual banquet, while an outstanding collection of half-timbered houses exudes an authentic German ambience. Sample signature specialities in warm and welcoming taverns before setting out on a romantic river walk that affords scenic sights and sought after serenity.
A wander around Remscheid’s atmospheric old town will afford visitors a dichotomy of delights; opulent grandeur contrasts starkly with quintessential quaintness, proving a rich and varied panorama of sights. The Town Hall is an extravagant and exquisite vision of Romanesque beauty with its imposing tower, stolid brick façade and gilded embellishments.
One of Remscheid’s most significant cultural contributions is undoubtedly the Rontgen Museum, a traditional building that pays homage to the inventor of X-Rays, a man whose hometown was Remscheid. The museum presents informative exhibitions in an interactive and immersive manner in order to ensure the complex scientific processes are accessible to everyone; highlights include the museum in which experiments can be conducted.
Housed in a former sacred structure, the refined yet rustic Klosterschaenke serves regional specialities that have enjoyed a contemporary twist. Perfectly presented dishes combine the area’s excellent produce with original flavours and flair, creating a sleek and sumptuous meal that is guaranteed to pleasure even the most discerning palate. (Klostergasse 8, 42897 Remscheid, Germany)