Burg Castle towers high above the Wupper, the idyllic one in the valley
Lower castle: centuries-old half-timbered houses with typical green shutters
nestle tightly in winding alleys. Black, green and white
- that is the Bergisch triad. The picturesque village is framed
of beautiful nature that invites you to walk and hike.
Below as above: Cafés and restaurants invite you to stop. Specialties
are the burger pretzels, the Bergische coffee table or the Bergische
August 28, 2020
"... Burg an der Wupper (abbreviated to Burg) is a district of the Bergisch city of Solingen and, together with the Höhscheid district, forms the Burg / Höhscheid district. Up until the regional reform of 1975, Burg was one of the smallest towns in North Rhine-Westphalia with around 2000 inhabitants -Westphalia.
The district consists of the two districts of Upper and Lower Castle. In Oberburg there is the Bergisch ducal residence Schloss Burg, built in the 12th century, which was largely destroyed in the Thirty Years War and rebuilt between 1890 and 1914 in a historicizing manner. Since then it has been the largest restored castle in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Unterburg is primarily known for its closed development with centuries-old half-timbered houses. In addition to the trolleybus turntable, there is also the Burg cable car, which is mainly used by tourists, and connects the two districts. ... "
October 4, 2020
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