1. Munster: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Day Ticket
You can of course start the city tour in the comfortable double-decker bus at any stop, we start our description at the stop 10 Überwasserstrasse stop. / Palace Square . The Schlossplatz (formerly Hindenburgplatz) is not only Münster's largest central car park and venue for the well-known folk festival "Send", but also the forecourt of the magnificent Münster Castle. The tour starts with the double-decker Munster bus along the moat, via Hüfferstrasse to the kingdom of heaven – as it was called in the past – to Lake Aasee: Munster’s largest park right in the city centre. The city tour continues along the side of the lake, via Ägidiistraße, into the historic old town. Heading for the LWL Museum, we are moving from the south via Rothenburg, with its individual boutiques, into the lively center. Our next stop, the Rothenburg / Picasso Museum stop, stop 12invites you to stroll through the modern Münster Arkaden shopping center or, of course, to visit the changing exhibitions of the Picasso Museum. The Münsterbus now heads for the Prinzipalmarkt and then turns left in the direction of Domplatz. The impressive center of the square is the imposing St. Paul's Cathedral, but don't miss the detour to the adjoining buildings of the bishop and canons despite all the splendor. If you're lucky, the colorful weekly market (Wed + Sat) will take place during your visit and you can enjoy the wonderful hustle and bustle between the stalls. stop 1 During a short break at the Domplatz stop, you also have the opportunity to go to a toilet if you feel a need. After a 10-minute break, we continue our journey. Our city tour continues through the university district of Münster, an important university town with around 50,000 students. We make the arc to the former Kreuzschanze fortification with the Buddenturm as one of the last fortifications of the old city wall and then come to the stop 2 Tibusstraße stop , which connects us back to the old town. Then we take a look at the beautiful tower of St. Martini and Munster's Stadttheater, the most modern theater building after the Second World War. Passing the even more modern city library, we come to the stop 3 Alter Steinweg stop in the shadow of the historic Krameramtshaus, which housed the Dutch delegation at the time of the negotiations on the Peace of Westphalia. In the course of the Alter Steinweg we can take a look at the Erbdrostenhof, a beautiful baroque building by Johann Konrad Schlaun and then turn at the Mauritz-Torhaus in the direction of the train station to the Hauptbahnhof bus stop Bussteig C3 (opposite the main train station on the left on the other side of the street stop 4 ) . Our bus ride passes Münster's large hotels in the city center and takes us to the stop 5 Engelenschanze bus stop in the middle of this beautiful green area right in front of the Lacquer Museum. stop 6 From our Klemensstraße stop you can reach the tourist information in the town hall and the Münster souvenirs in just a few steps.