Lennep

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  • einfach bergisch radeln

    Narrow streets, black slate houses, green shutters - a typical mountainous street scene in Remscheid-Lennep in an almost circular town center. The German Roentgen Museum is located in the historic old town. Here you follow in the footsteps of the first German Nobel Prize winner and learn a lot about Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen - about his life, but above all about his discovery of the X-rays and the diverse uses of this technology.

    German X-ray Museum
    Schwelmer Str. 41, 42897 Remscheid
    Tel. 02191-163384
    roentgenmuseum.de

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    • July 28, 2020

  • ROBERT, mit dem Rad & Hund durchs Land.

    The old town of Lenneps was built in the Quellmuldental of the Linepe-Bach. Your city plan is still a nearly circular Rundling. The medieval main trade route Cologne-Magdeburg cuts through the city from south-southwest to northeast and formed in the former city wall a Cologne and a Schwelmer gate. A second street train (now Wetterauer Straße-Alter Markt-Berliner Straße) relieved the highway and leads from the gates to the city's market square. From there one also opens up the churchyard with the main church of the city. With the Lüttringhauser gate in the northwest and the Mühlenpforte in the east, Lennep had two more entrances to the city, which were connected with each other and the market square via another street (today: Neugasse-Alter Markt-Kronenstraße-Mühlenstraße). The medieval fortification ring, which presumably consisted of a wall, a rampart and a moat, is still traversed by Wallstrasse. In the north, various extinguishing and drinking water ponds joined the Wallstrasse up to the Thüringsberg, but today they are replaced by a green area.

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    • May 8, 2015

  • Sebastian

    Lennep has a great historic downtown that maintains its old houses as well. Of course there's one or the other building sin. It is the construction of an outlet center - hopefully the charm will be preserved anyway. Also great is the rotation theater in an old printing house.

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    • May 16, 2018

  • Sebastian

    Remscheid Lennep is a wonderful place and a great sight on the tour. Just drive through and let drift or take a drink at the central square. Easily accessible via Ronsdorf or Beyenburg.

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    • May 27, 2018

  • Miodrag Knežević

    Very nice old town with several possibilities for a cozy stop. However, cobbled streets and wheel unfavorable to drive.

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Peter D

    Beautiful old town with half-timbered houses and cobblestones

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    • February 22, 2020

  • Kay Malz

    explored new terrain.
    short but nice.

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    • March 27, 2020

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Location: Bergisches Land, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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