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.
Solingen is one of only three remaining cities in Germany to still have buses driven by overhead wires.
- 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 Fasil, Am Neumarkt 13, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Tu - F 12:00-15:00 and 17:30-24:00, Sa 12:00-15:00 and 17:30-05:00, Su 15:00-24:00. Turkish and mediterranean food.
- 2 Gaston - Fischerstube, Breidbacher Tor 5-7, ☏ . M - Sa 10:00-21:30, Su 11:00-15:00. Seafood
- 3 Bistro & Café Valentino, Küstergasse 1, ☏ . M - F 09:00-19:00, Sa 09:00-16:00. Serves breakfast, lunch and cakes.
- 1 Adler Apotheke, Stresemannstraße 8, ☏ . 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, ☏ . Hotel with restaurant and three skittle lanes.
- 3 Zum Roten Ochsen, Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 20, ✉ email@example.com. Small hotel with 18 rooms.