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What to see in Leverkusen

Leverkusen is a city in the south of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is situated on the right bank of the Rhine River, the place where the rivers flow into it Dhünn and Wupper. South of Leverkusen is a city of Cologne. The first fort on the site of Leverkusen have emerged in the 12th century. The entire region became part of Prussia two hundred years ago.

1. Morsbroich Museum

Morsbroich Museum

Morsbroich Museum is a German historical center of modern art twenty kilometers north of Cologne. Once a Baroque palace, it is currently a metropolitan gallery that displays so many interesting works of art. In 1948 it was rented to city and it is utilized as a presentation area. The Museum Morsbroich was the first gallery that displays works by popular post-war painters, stone workers and others. It has work of Yves Klein, Lucio Fontana, Andy Warhol and others.

3. The Bayer Cross

The Bayer Cross

The Bayer Cross is the biggest monument on the planet. The promotion is for Bayer, the multinational pharmaceutical organization situated in Leverkusen. It is symbol of organization Bayer. It is over one hundred meters steel tower and has a measurement of over fifty meters. In 2003, the Bayer cross was renovated.

2. Water Tower Leverkusen

Water Tower Leverkusen

Water Tower Leverkusen is a seventy meter high water tower and it has a water repository for 4000 cubic meters. The Water Tower is world's biggest compass. It is very popular among tourists, and everyone hurry to visit it.From above, it offers visitors a panoramic view on the grounds of the State Garden Show, even to the Seven Mountains near Bonn. After one and a half years of closure for renovation, water tower was opened at the beginning of the State Garden Show to the public. A new lift, more podiums for the view and orientation boards are available to visitors. A new exhibition at the Tower of information, including Leverkusen, the State Garden Show and the utility EVL.

4. The Bayarena

The Bayarena

The Bayarena is a football stadium in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, which has been the home ground of Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen. It is not a UEFA five star stadium, however is at the present time it is renovated as one of them. In 1932, it was opened as new stadium at the city park in the Bayer residential colony. During the Second World War, the stadium will receive at City Park heritage with 15,000 spectators increased seats.

Pharmacist Karl Leverkuse built factory on the banks of the Rhine and later moved its headquarters to Leverkusen. This is place where you can enjoy so many restaurants, buildings and sightings.

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