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Wuppertal, which has approx. 360,000 inhabitants (2008), is a relatively “new” city in the western German state of Nordhrein-Westphalia.Wuppertal arose when several smaller cities in the south of the Ruhr area – along the river Wupper – were merged.
The city’s most famous landmark is the distinctive cable car – a monorail system, where the carriages hanging in a specially constructed path 12 feet above the river Wupper, which the train follows along a stretch of about 13 km. “Wuppertaler Schwebebahn” was constructed in the late 1890’s, and is – besides being an important means of public transport in the city – also a major attraction.
Otherwise, Stadthalle Wuppertal cited as a major attraction. It is a monumental building in nyklasissistisk style, which was completed in 1900 – and as such contains a concert hall known for its good akkustikk. Among the city’s museums have Wuppertal Uhrenmuseum mentioned separately. There is a special museum for watches / clocks from different historical epochs.
For more family-friendly attractions is the Zoo Wuppertal Zoo is a popular tourist destination, where today there are around 5000 animals. It was established back in 1880.
Nearest international airport is Dusseldorf Airport , which is 27 km west of Wuppertal.