In the Middle Ages, "Burg an der Wupper" was the capital of the Bergisches Land. From here, the counts of Berg reigned their little kingdom. Even today, the castle towers high above the Wupper, in lower castle old half-timbered half-timbered houses nestle closely in angled lanes. Cafés and restaurants invite you to stop.As picturesque as the village is today, there were a number of typical industrial enterprises here in the valley, including an iron foundry, a machine factory, a wool mill and various sanding shops.
June 17, 2017
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
"... Many books tell of Burg Castle, tell of sagas, fairy tales and legends from the Bergisch region. There is also a story about the origin of the burger pretzel. In 1795, a wounded soldier from Napoleon's troops is said to be billeted at a burger bakery and taught him the art of baking pretzels. The product was a hit, from then on many families lived from the pretzel bakery. The burger pretzel became the landmark of Schloss Burg - in Unterburg there is even a memorial for the pretzel baker ... "
Source: Solinger Tageblatt
April 19, 2020
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