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Fulda Travel Guide: 61 reviews and 120 photos

People know Fulda because at least once in your life you stop at the train station on your way from north to south or east to west - but not many get off the train. Or you pass the city while driving on the autobahn, from south to north or west to east. But who would stop in a place that looks like the middle of nowhere?

In fact this region is the middle of the new one Germany, after many years just kilometers away from the border, in the western part. We always had a high prescence of American soldiers in town, and we were celebrating big time when the border opened and you could go to towns and villages in the east again that for many years were out of reach. We were among the first Germans celebrating, and today it's just normal to be able to go in every direction without being interrupted by fences, watch towers, soldiers and guns. People in Fulda like to celebrate, and with every party there is a little bit of celebrating freedom :-)

The history of Fulda is a really interesting one, and you see it with every meter you walk in the city or drive around the country. Great care is taken of preserving the old buildings and memories. Nature, mountains, activities are just around the corner in the Rhön mountains.

A great region to for holidays, and for many people to live in - but not if you like big cities, if you like choice of activities and entertainment. Then you just have to get away - and come back for a weekend evry now and then, to enjoy the atmosphere, the nature, the low prices and meeting old friends. But personally I always enjoying coming back to Fulda and the surroundings - but I'm always happy as well to leave the place again on Sunday afternoon, driving the 3 1/2 hours (or more) towards the big cities and getting HOME to Düsseldorf.

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  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2008 at 1:33 AM

    a beautiful city , which should not be ignored by visitors ; I accept to work at the women's prison lol

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Nov 23, 2007 at 1:55 AM

    Hi am sure Ive been to Fulda from Frankfurt when I drove off sort of following the Fairytale road a few years back. Glad to see youre enjoying NZ!

  • antistar's Profile Photo
    May 15, 2006 at 1:31 PM

    Interesting stuff. I've been looking for places to visit in Hessen now that I'm here, and this looks like a good option :).

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2005 at 12:50 AM

    Yes, I go through Fulda on the train quite often. But I have also actually been there a few times on business or to look around. Is that where you grew up? Greetings from Frankfurt an der Nidda, I mean am Main.

  • easyoar's Profile Photo
    Jan 28, 2005 at 3:57 AM

    Nice page, thanks for all the info!

  • Nov 14, 2004 at 1:33 PM

    camels?? spooky forrests?? whats next??? Fulda... amazing ;-).... update: krokodil is a cool name... is it a cool bar as well??

  • bilgeez's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2004 at 9:27 PM

    Nice copy, Stef, but where are the pictures? Camels? Where did you see them? I didn't see any in any place I was in the area. I'm curious where you found them. Gruesse, Tchuess! Bill

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Aug 19, 2004 at 1:09 PM

    Kamele in Fulda.....was es nicht alles gibt Danke fuer die Rhoen...schoen!

  • genispp's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2003 at 2:08 PM

    Beautiful page: good info


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