A highlight: the Ulm Cathedral with the world's highest church tower and numerous masterpieces of late Gothic and the historic fishing and tanning district with picturesque streets and bridges, the Ulm Town Hall from 1370 with lush façade painting, the city wall promenade with "Metzgerturm", the federal fortress Ulm (1842- 1859) as formerly largest fortress of Germany, the monastery Wiblingen with splendid Rokoko library hall and the historical arsenal with the Einstein well.
MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS
The Ulm Museum exhibits a significant collection of arts and crafts since the Middle Ages with archaeological finds. In the new building, visitors can expect European and American art after 1945. The Museum of Bread Culture is a permanent exhibition on the natural history of grain, the history of milling and baking. The New Ulm Museum on Petrusplatz houses the Edwin Scharff Museum with sculptures, paintings and graphics by Edwin Scharff. And finally, the Danube Swabian Central Museum: the exhibition shows the varied history of the "Danube Swabians" from the 18th century to the present day.
PARKS AND GREEN FACILITIES
The "Friedrichsau Ulm" is the site of the former State Garden Show on the Donau with Tiergarten and playgrounds. You can also discover the Glacis city park with water tower and show stage in the water with concerts and open-air theater events in Neu-Ulm. The Botanical Garden of the University of Ulm is located on an approximately 28-acre outdoor area with tropical houses, pharmacy garden and cottage garden. The Art Trail at the University of Ulm is a 1.5 km circular route with works of art, including Niki de St. Phalle.
Further information can be found at www.tourismus.ulm.de
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