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Things to do and see in Mönchengladbach

Mönchengladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is spotted west of the Rhine half path in the middle of Düsseldorf. Mönchengladbach is home of the football club Borussia Mönchengladbach, Formula One race drivers and others.

1. Borussia Mönchengladbach

Borussia Mönchengladbach

Mönchengladbach has a long football custom. Its home club Borussia Mönchengladbach is one of the nation's most well-known teams. The Foals is appraised as fourth biggest fan club in Germany. They are playing in the Bundesliga again since 2008, surviving transfer in the 2010–2011 season and completing fourth in the 2011-12 season.

3. Route Stations

Route Stations

The city has two principle route stations: Mönchengladbach Hauptbahnhof and Rheydt Hauptbahnhof. Line 8 of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn unites the city to Düsseldorf and Hagen. In 2010, Mönchengladbach got an Intercity/Intercity-Express route.

2. Rheindahlen Military Complex

Rheindahlen Military Complex

Rheindahlen Military Complex is home to the base camp of the British Armed Forces in Germany. This is perfect for all those interested military and camp based areas. Make sure you visit all of its parts. Mönchengladbach has additionally an AFN TV station, for militair staff and their families in Rheindahlen Military Complex and other military offices in Mönchengladbach zone.

4. Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport

Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport

Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport is air terminal found four kilometers northeast of Mönchengladbach. It is claimed by the organization which additionally runs Düsseldorf Airport. The air terminal was established in 1955 and the following year a control tower and traveler terminal were built. There is 1,200 m runway.

The first name of the city was Gladbach, which is even today frequently connected to the town. To recognize the town from an alternate town of the same name, it took the name München-Gladbach in 1888. This spelling could misdirect people to believe that Gladbach was a ward of Munich, and hence the name was changed to Mönchen Gladbach in 1950 and Mönchengladbach in 1960.

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