Famous for being the birthplace of Albert Einstien, Ulm is a German city located close to the Danube River. It is also famous internationally for its church that has the tallest steeple in the world, which soars 161 meters in the sky. Located in the centre of the city and known as the Ulm Minister, this church is also the most famous landmark of the city.
It is also the second largest amongst Gothic churches in Germany. Do not believe that this is the only tourist spot in Ulm, since it has lots more on offer.
Check out the Ulm Museum where you can learn more about the town’s history and also the history of the regions surrounding it. Then there is also the Breadmaking Museum where visitors can learn more about the art of making bread.
Those who are interested about the history of Danube Germany must visit the Danube German Central Museum. Tourists who are interested in art and culture should pay a visit to the Ulm University where one can view around sixty works of art including murals and large scale sculptures.
The modern Stadhaus, designed by Richard Meier, an international architect of repute is another popular tourist spot.
It was built in 1993 opposite the late Gothic minister and is famous for its modern style architecture. Tourists are also recommended to visit the Edwin Scharff Museum, which is devoted to the painter of the same name. One can find watercolor drawings along with sculptures, which are the main attractions.
Those interested in shopping should check out the pedestrian area which is one of the best outdoor shopping areas of the city. Small street side shops share space with famous departmental stores in Hirchelstrasse.
Stuttgart airport, the nearest airport, connects the city with the rest of the world, as does autobahns A7 & A8.