"Hanging around the Wuppertal" Top 5 Page for this destination Wuppertal by sandysmith
Wuppertal Travel Guide: 63 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 ;-)
- In a nutshell:unique suspended railway
With the trains being so packed at time it was standing room only - which was interesting as it tilted around the... more travel advice
Amongst all the industy and constructions of the rail system and town it was nice to see the river below and we even... more travel advice
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