"Why not the Ülmster?" Top 5 Page for this destination Ulm by richiecdisc

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Ulm sits prettily on the Baden-Württemberg side of the Donau but don't let this proximity to Bavaria fool you, it is decidedly Schwäbisch, from its cuisine to the Protestant orientation of its most famed sight, the imposing Ulmer Münster. The latter is a church that happens to be the tallest one in the world and the reason most people venture to Ulm. The former is why I went. Well, perhaps not so much for the food but for the beer at the two finest breweries in the city. But when there is beer there should be food and thankfully, in Germany that is nearly always the case. By all accounts mentioned, Ulm is a worthwhile place to visit. It's not likely you'll miss the Ulmer Münster. It is after all more than 160m tall. But do yourself a favor and check out at least one of the breweries. You'll not only get a taste of the non-tourist Ulm but a tasty meal and beer as well.

  • Last visit to Ulm: May 2011
  • Intro Updated Sep 30, 2011
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  • csordila's Profile Photo
    Jan 1, 2012 at 6:43 AM

    Fine tips you have here! Congratulations!

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2011 at 11:34 PM

    Look forward to going to that city/area soon!

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Oct 13, 2011 at 3:43 AM

    I love the old wood-framed houses and the church looks truly impressive. But like you I wouldn't want to miss the beer and food either - we enjoyed a tasty Schwäbisch meal in Berlin (fried Maultaschen even!) and would be very happy to try more :-)

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2011 at 3:28 AM

    Hi Richie, glad to see you finally took that day trip to Ulm. My first visit there was on a canoe trip down the Danube, and I have since been back for the opera or just to walk around between trains.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Sep 22, 2011 at 10:21 PM

    If I ever come to Ulm I would defenitely climb all the stairs up the spire of Ulm Münster, maybe I would add a visit to a brewery too.

  • DoreenDe's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2011 at 11:26 AM

    Spätzle, Maultaschen und Rostbraten oh mei ;)

  • travelfrosch's Profile Photo
    Jul 16, 2011 at 1:03 PM

    Beer.... Ulmmmmmmm... ;)

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2011 at 11:44 AM

    Now this I call pilgrimage to beery locations :-) But despite the long walks and time to Ulm you seem to have both loved it! The meals look definitely mouthwatering! Haha, and yes, I love your Ülmster term :-)

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