"Hanging around the Wuppertal" Top 5 Page for this destination Wuppertal by sandysmith

Wuppertal Travel Guide: 66 reviews and 155 photos

Wuppertal is a long spread out area - a valley between two hills with the River Wupper running through it. Its not far from Dusseldorf and is notable mainly for its unique monorail.

The word monorail conjures up something modern in my mind but Wuppertal's monorail, the Schwebebahn, is over 100 years old. A ride on it was fascination as it carried you over land and river...come for a ride with me too.

Thanks Sabsi for bringing us here, it was fun :-)) I took lots of pics (whats new!) but I think you got some as well ;-)

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  • In a nutshell:unique suspended railway
  • Last visit to Wuppertal: Sep 2004
  • Intro Updated Oct 1, 2004
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  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2007 at 10:47 AM

    I think I want to go and take a ride on the Schwebebahn one day!

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2005 at 5:31 AM

    Great page! But Wuppertal has more than only the Schwebebahn. There is also a very beautiful zoo.

  • Jan 5, 2005 at 10:18 PM

    Looks monstruously beautiful - a must visit for me! (And I see Sabsi found an empty seat although it was crowded - LOL).

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Oct 14, 2004 at 2:32 AM

    I see sasbi everywhere in your German pages Sandy, great page though ;-D

  • german_eagle's Profile Photo
    Oct 13, 2004 at 1:09 PM

    That Schwebebahn is really funny! And no traffic jam at all :-)

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Oct 10, 2004 at 6:27 AM

    There is no longer a question in my mind what to do in Wuppertal...LOL

  • Helga67's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2004 at 5:06 AM

    What an interesting page about the Schwebebahn. Surely something you should do when in Wuppertal.

  • Oct 1, 2004 at 6:28 AM

    haha fun pic. those pics are still there luckily :-) bought a new computer last night so i hope to be back online at the weekend!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Oct 1, 2004 at 6:23 AM

    That Schwebebahn really is fascinating. Nice tips and photos.

  • steventilly's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2004 at 3:24 PM

    She took us NOWHERE when we visited! No coalmines, no monorail...:-((( (lol)


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