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Things to do and see in Solingen

Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is spotted on the northern edge of the district called Bergisches Land, south of the Ruhr zone. It is the second biggest city in the Bergisches Land. It is a part of the territorial power of the Rhineland.

1. Trolleybus system

Trolleybus system

Starting 2007, 6 lines of trolleybus are in operation. The more seasoned lines are served at regular intervals, and the fresher lines run each half hour, in spite of the fact that they are copied by one another for the dominant part of their course. Burg is likewise home to the trolleybus turntable, Trolleybus utilize their diesel motor rather than power.

3. The Archdiocese of Cologne

The Archdiocese of Cologne

The Archdiocese of Cologne is an archdiocese of the Catholic Church in western North Rhine-Westphalia and northern Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. It was one of the major ministerial realms of the Holy Roman Empire. The city of Cologne thusly turned into a free city in 1288.

5. Müngsten Bridge

Müngsten Bridge

Müngsten Bridge is the most noteworthy railroad connect in Germany on a waterway Wupper, associating the urban communities of Remscheid and Solingen. This stretch is a piece of the Wuppertal-Oberbarmen–solingen line. It is utilized solely by the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn line.

2. Solingen Hauptbahnhof

Solingen Hauptbahnhof

Solingen Hauptbahnhof is the main route station in Solingen. The primary station in the territory of present-day town of Solingen was constructed with the opening of the Gruiten-Cologne-Mülheim route by the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company. The station opened on 25 September 1867.

4. Burg Castle

Burg Castle

Burg Castle is found in Burg area and it is the biggest remade château in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and a famous vacation spot. Its early history is nearly joined with the ascent of the Duchy of Berg. The old palace was renovated. Not until the fifteenth century, after huge remaking as a chasing château, did it get its present name.

Solingen is known as the "City of Blades", since it has long been famous for the assembling of fine swords, blades, scissors and razors. Wilkinson's German operations are likewise based here.

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