Müngstener Brückenweg

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Recommended by 653 out of 686 cyclists


  • R. Czowalla

    The Müngsten Bridge (formerly Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge) is the highest railway bridge in Germany.

    The steel arch bridge is part of the railway line Wuppertal-Oberbarmen-Solingen (KBS 458). This is used in regular operation of the S-Bahn line S 7 of the S-Bahn Rhein-Ruhr - lack of electrification with diesel railcars. The bridge spans the valley of the Wupper in the immediate vicinity of the station Solingen-Schaberg at a height of 107 m between the cities of Remscheid and Solingen.

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    • February 16, 2015

  • Wandervogel2012

    The bridge is a nice introduction to a tour down the river Wupper. It goes without great differences in height along the scenic valley past an old Kotten (museum grinding) and appealing inns.
    I came with the S-Bahn to Solingen Hbf (Ohligs). From there, it's a bit painstaking through the city up the mountain towards Müngstener bridge. But then downhill to Wuppertal and, as I said, enjoyable again towards the main station.
    If the Kraxelei in Ohligs is too much can also go by bus to the bridge park.

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    • October 2, 2015

  • Thomas

    The Brückenpark Müngsten is located between Solingen & Remscheid. At 107 meters, the local Müngsten Bridge is still the highest steel grid bridge in Germany and measures 465 meters in length. A highlight not only for railway enthusiasts

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    • April 15, 2016

  • pillenknick

    On the bridge, the view is great and below it is also quite nice, so on the Wupper in the meadow.

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    • December 12, 2016

  • Wolfgang Ross

    Under the bridge is the bridge park.

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    • September 23, 2017

  • Sebastian

    You really have to go there. Germany's largest railway bridge - and is also aufgehubscht again. The food is ok. It is great that you can also directly to the water.

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    • April 28, 2018

  • Miodrag Knežević

    Everything has been said here about the Müngsten Bridge and the associated bridge park. Here is a nice video, taken with a drone.

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    • August 2, 2019

  • Jojo

    Especially in the off hours always worth a visit.

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    • October 18, 2018

  • Sabrina

    Also drive to Solingen to Münsterbrücke on Saturday it is worth driving there

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    • August 3, 2017

  • Peter D

    A nice path along the Wupper.

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    • March 20, 2020

  • Mo

    Nice hiking area on the Wupper.

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    • April 7, 2020

  • Rolliradler

    Great building - you have to see it. Or even better: take the train over it.

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    • April 16, 2020

  • Rolf K.

    Great building in great nature.

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    • April 26, 2020

  • Jojo

    Not exactly an insider tip, but a visit to the Brückpark is still worthwhile because of the gastronomic options and, of course, because there are several ways to do it on foot or by bike.

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    • May 24, 2020

  • Hapee

    Very nice environment. Due to Corona, the suspension ferry only took two people at a time and the line was just too long. But the path through the forest on the right side of the river was beautiful and challenging on a racing bike. Have to get out once to go up a flight of stairs.

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    • May 30, 2020

  • Stefan

    The ferry to the other side may only take a few people because of Corona, so there may be waiting times.

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    • July 11, 2020

  • Eliano

    Really cool view, everything was great

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    • August 2, 2020

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