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Gräfrather Marktplatz/Altstadt

Gräfrather Marktplatz/Altstadt

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  • Michael

    Gräfrath is one of the most beautiful places in Solingen. Here you will find beautiful half-timbered houses and you can also dine very well.

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    • November 5, 2020

  • PaellaHiker

    Original marketplace with diverse gastronomy all around ... A worthy start and end point for the Solingen blade path!

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    • June 7, 2020

  • Bumble-Bee

    Very nice small market square surrounded by typical Bergisch houses and with some good places to stop for a break.

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    • May 27, 2021

  • Hetti

    Italian ice cream parlor with really delicious ice cream, highly recommended

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    • July 20, 2018

  • Rainie

    Romantic city center: Houses, a fountain on the market square and a staircase with 72 steps up to the monastery cherries beckon with outdoor catering and numerous photo motifs. The buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries are very well maintained. A lot of what the ambitious detail photographer could wish for can be documented here.

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    • June 14, 2021

  • Tevion1505 (Andreas)

    The market fountain was donated by Mayor Peter Schnitzler in 1730. The column shows the Gräfrath Schöffensiegel, which has been handed down since 1483. The current column is a simplified replica.

    Source: heimatverein.eu/spaziergaenge

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    • July 1, 2021

  • Hptm.mumm

    Beautiful historic Bergischer village

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    • August 26, 2018

  • Carsten B.

    Great old town and a beautiful church

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    • September 12, 2018

  • DerUdo

    Nice restaurants on this very nice market square

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    • November 11, 2019

  • Hetti

    wonderful old half-timbered houses, a really old city center, there is much to discover

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    • July 20, 2018

  • SE

    delicious - cinnamon ice cream 😋

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    • March 21, 2021

  • Moin Weite Welt (Markus)

    Beautiful market square in the typical Bergisch old town of this Solingen district. Lots of outdoor dining in summer, cozy cafes in winter

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    • October 28, 2021

  • Moin Weite Welt (Markus)

    Beautiful place with many opportunities to stop

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    • November 1, 2021

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    "... The early modern ensemble of market square with fountain and adjoining, narrow streets, which has hardly changed since the 18th century, is characterized by slate-clad mountain half-timbered houses the settlement. ... "
    bilder-von-solingen.de/html/grafrather_markt___ Umgebung.html
    "... Beautiful old town, today's meeting place - narrow streets with Bergisch half-timbered houses, an idyllic market square, surrounded by lovingly restored buildings, an imposing monastery church that towers high above - 72 steps lead up: Gräfrath shows the picture of a Bergisch small estate on pre-industrial Time: Well-preserved house ensembles from the 18th and 19th centuries and the reformed church from 1689. The historic town center is a listed building.
    A landmark that can be seen from afar is the monastery church of St. Maria Himmelfahrt with its eight-sided roof turret and the "lantern", a turret-like attachment. The church is the oldest building in town, built around 1195 as a Romanesque pillar basilica and collegiate church of the Augustinian choir women. Today the image is baroque. The former monastery building now houses the German Blade Museum.
    The old town of Gräfrath has atmosphere. No wonder that today it is considered the "parlor" of Solingen. Restaurant, café, ice cream parlor or beer garden: there are many opportunities to stop for a break.
    Those interested in culture will find interesting destinations: the German Blade Museum and the Art Museum with the Center for Persecuted Arts are right next door. A walk through the Graefrath Heath to the Fauna zoo is ideal for a family outing. ... "
    solingen.de/marketing/inhalt/graefrath

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    • February 18, 2021

  • SE

    Very nice shop for calligraphy and gilding. Fantastic products 😊.

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    • March 21, 2021

  • ram-soft

    Great old houses. You should have seen it. And there is the Blade Museum there.

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    • October 10, 2021

  • Andi

    That's how it used to be: Time seems to have stood still in the old town of Gräfrath. You can still clearly see the pre-industrial small town it once was. From the late Baroque and Biedermeier period.
    The entire old town of Gräfrath is a unique historical and architectural monument. The town center, which as a whole is under monument protection, has around 120 monuments.
    Stroll through narrow streets with slate-clad Bergisch half-timbered houses. You will be surprised how lovingly the old buildings have been renovated.
    You can see it from afar: the monastery church of St. Maria Himmelfahrt. It is not only the largest, but also the oldest building in town. Built around 1195, it received its current appearance after fires in 1686 and 1717 in contemporary baroque.
    You can have a good time in this wonderful old town ambience. Around the romantic market square there is comfort for every taste: restaurant, bistro, café, beer garden or ice cream parlour. A historical excursion where you can enjoy good times.
    Source: bergisch-mal-drei.de/staedte-kultur/sehenswuerdigkeit/altstadt-graefrath

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    • June 19, 2022

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