The heart of Münster is its old town which located in the city center, where some of the streets are still made from cobblestone. In the surrounding area of Münster’s market you will find a wide range of restaurants and shops, perfect when you need a break from sightseeing. In the center of the old town you will find the striking St. Lamberti Cathedral surrounded by many other historical buildings from different eras, all of which contribute to the unique and unusual cityscape. So when you your bus takes you to Münster you can take a stroll through this historical city.
Place of interest in Münster
When your bus has arrived at Münster’s main station you can begin exploring the city. One of the first things that you will notice about the city, is how it is marked by numerous churches. The most famous church is St. Paul’s Cathedral which you will find in the old town, it is a striking piece of architecture as it is built in a part Romanesque and a part gothic style. The ornate altars and tomb of Cardinal von Galen are definitely worth seeing. The altars were originally erected in the 12th and 13th centuries and the Cardinal St . Galen was sainted in 2005. Due to its central location the Cathedral is easily accessible from your bus stop. If you would like to experience the work from a famous artist of our time, then you are in luck as Muenster is the home of the Pablo-Picasso museum which you can find in Druffelschen Hof. In this museum there are numerous paintings and sculptures from various Spaniard periods. The museum thus presents a unique insight into the life and works of the world renowned artist. If you would like to escape the bustling city life, there are many ways of doing this in Münster. An ideal way to do this is to spend an afternoon or evening in one of Muenster’s theaters. There are various programs and performances taking place throughout the city, meaning that lovers of classical theaters will be satisfied, and also something for the younger viewers of the student city. Next to the theater you will find Münster’s harbor and you will find the well known Wolfgang Borchert Theater at the so called Kreativkai. It is the Germany’s oldest private theater, and is well known beyond the borders of North Rhine-Westphalia, frequently playing remarkable and classic pieces of theater. Münster is also associated with the breeding of horses of the same name. The museum dedicated to this interesting piece of history can be found in the “Allwetterzoo.” “Allwetterzoo” is one of the most famous zoos in Germany, with around 3,000 animals, a day out here would be enjoyed by all the family. After experiencing the amazing sights of Münster, you can be sure that at the end of the day your FlixBus will take you safely from A to B!
Culture and History of Münster
After your bus arrives in Münster you can take a quick stroll to the old town. This is one of the heart’s of this district and you will find numerous cobbled streets with all different kinds of shops and boutiques offering high quality goods, from fashion shops to gourmet food. Münster is also a city of history with its historical town hall that was the location of the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, and was where, after thirty years, the end of the war was negotiated.
Nightlife in Münster
Student pubs and bars with live music are popular meeting points for the student population of the town. As of 2006 one of Münster’s industrial areas, Hawerkamp, has become a popular arts and cultural district area that is now internationally renowned. The city has a vibrant nightlife with nightclubs and organized events such as cabarets and live performances, more reasons why you should take a bus trip to Münster.
Interesting Facts about Münster
Münster is a paradise for cyclists and pedestrians! There is no other city where non-motorists are given so much space. This does not only contribute to Münster’s relaxed atmosphere, but also means that when you choose your bus travel to Münster you can immediately take a long stroll into the city center. The five mile promenade that creates a ring around the outskirts of the old town is completely reserved for pedestrians and cyclists. Not only this but there is an exceptional selection of restaurants and cafes that will make your tour around the city even better, whether you choose to cycle or walk.