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city in North Rhine-Westphalia of Germany

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Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


Solingen is world famous for its century old tradition of making knives and swords and you can still get a high quality blade here, but expect to pay good money for good quality.

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  • 1 Solingen Main Station.    

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trolleybus network

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Solingen is one of only three remaining cities in Germany to still have buses driven by overhead wires.

Map of Solingen


  • 1 Müngstener Brücke. with the adjacent Brückenpark: The Müngsten Viaduct between Solingen and Remscheid is the highest railway bridge in Germany, running at 107 metres above ground level. A park located below the bridge contains various playground items, a mini golf course, a hand-operated overhead ferry and a bistro. Also, there are various hiking trails in the area.    
  • 2 Burg Castle.    







  • 1 Adler Apotheke, Stresemannstraße 8, +49 212 2237522. Bed and breakfast in the formerly "Adler Apotheke (pharmacy)" much used by craftsman. Shared bathroom and toilets. 25€ per night in a single room.
  • 2 Hotel Solinger Hof, Goerdelerstraße 9, +49 212 599030. Hotel with restaurant and three skittle lanes.
  • 3 Zum Roten Ochsen, Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 20, . Small hotel with 18 rooms.



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