Seven cities in the Ruhr area
• Seven cities in the Ruhr area
Cologne, which proigryvyet Dusseldorf; the hometown of the supermodel Heidi Klum - Bergisch Gladbach; Leverkusen, where the headquarters of the pharmaceutical company "Bayer" and the world's largest illuminated advertisement; city of blades Solingen, Remscheid - the hometown of the German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen, again with a unique Wuppertal suspension railway and belonging to the hilly Sauerland Hagen. Photos of these places are located in North Rhine-Westphalia, see below.
Cologne had two days on one of the profile exhibition, and then had to pass through several cities of the Ruhr area. About himself Cologne can be found here and compare it with the main competitor Düsseldorf here. And from the last trip only one photo. It is well-known home-taps (it Kranhaus.) - a complex of three housing and office buildings on the waterfront rheinauhafen.
By the way, all seven cities, about that referred to in this entry are classified as "large" - more than 100 thousand inhabitants. 76 such cities in Germany.
About Bergisch Gladbach (it. Bergisch Gladbach), except that here was born Heidi Klum, I know nothing.
Public Library - bookcase
Nothing special for yourself is not found.
In Leverkusen (it. Leverkusen) is the headquarters of the pharmaceutical company Bayer (Bayer AG it.). From under the beakers of this company in the light went out heroin and aspirin. Here in Leverkusen stands the largest illuminated advertisement in the world - the buyer's cross.
In Leverkusen, the club is quite successful German team Bayer 04.
Once the city has a great water tower Bürrig, which, unfortunately, happens very rarely open to visitors.
City Solingen blades (it. Sollingen).
a rarity in Germany. There were only three cities: Solingen, Esslingen am Neckar and Eberswalde.
Not far from Solingen is a city of Remscheid (it. Remscheid).
In 1845 was born in Remscheid Wilhelm Röntgen.
Again, rode through Wuppertal (see. Post about the unique monorail in Wuppertal).
It wanted to see what it looks like the last station of the famous monorail and how to unfold "overturned trams".
Seventh city - Hagen (German Hagen.).