Ulm is a cute town in Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg which is the hometown of the world famous physicist Albert Einstein and it is also home to the highest church steeple in the World! Ulm has a spectacular view since it lies on the opposite side of the Danube River and the whole city looks like it is sponsored by sparrows! When you are wandering around the city, you will see many statues of sparrows because it is the symbol of this cute city! To reach the city, you can fly to Stuttgart or Munich and then take train or inside Europe, you can take a train or bus! The city center is not that big, it can be easly explored by foot but if you don't want to walk, there are also lots of buses. So if you want to check out Ulm, here is your guide!
The Ulmer Münster or Ulm Minster in English, is a Lutheran church which is also the tallest church in the World. This gothic church's construction started in 1377 and completed in 1890. The interior of the church is so gorgeous, you can't take your eyes off from the choir stalls by Jörg Syrlin and stone masonry decorations! You can reach the top of the steeple ,which is the tallest in the World- even higher than the Dom of Cologne-, by climbing 768 steps and you can gaze the beautiful view of Ulm. If you don't visit the city in late autumn and early spring -due to fog-, you can even see the Alps!
If you want to see the most significant part of the historical city centre, you have to go to The Fishermen’s and Tanners’ quarter! This lovely quarter lies where the River Blau flows into the Danube and back in the time it was a home to skilled craftsmen! Today, you can eat the best Bavarian food, wander around galleries and shop for souvenirs in this same quarter!
And if you have time, check out the Museum of the Bread Culture in Ulm! It is known that, bread is the building block of every diet on earth and sure Willy Eiselen and his son Hermann Eiselen knew that when they started the crusty enterprise in 1955 as an association and in 1960 as an exhibit! Inside the Bread Culture Museum, you can get to learn 16,000 artifacts related to the history of bread, 6000 pieces of written work about bread and even art collection including work by Picasso!
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