Münster Information

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Welcome to Münster

Münster has a lot to offer. The historic Old Town area is where you will see magnificent rows of historic buildings interspersed with modern architecture and contemporary works of sculptured art. It is also where you will find a unique selection of museums, exciting events, and exclusive shopping facilities. Old_townhallAs a university town, Münster is a perfect place to explore restaurants, pubs and the cultural scene in the Old Town as well as in the historic Kuhviertel and Kreativkai in the harbour area. This unique combination of things to do and see in Münster makes visiting Westphalia's capital an unforgettable experience. We wish you a wonderful time in our city which has been awarded the title of “World’s Most Liveable City” (LivCom Award 2004, category: 250,000 to 700,000 inhabitants) … [more]


The Bicycle City

Münster is known as the "Bicycle Capital" of Germany because bikes or Leezen – as they are known locally – are the most common means of transportation in the city. Each day over 100,000 Münster residents ride their bikes. In fact, with around 500,000 bikes in Münster, the number of cycles is nearly double the number of residents …[more]


Sculpture projects Muenster 07

PoolballsThe fourth international sculpture projects muenster will open in the summer of 2007. Mounted every ten years and previously hosted in 1977, 1987, and 1997, this large international exhibition invites artists from all over the world to create new work in the city of Muenster …[more]





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