… and first-rate is what the inhabitants of Ulm/Neu-Ulm have always wanted. More than 100 years ago they certainly succeeded in achieving this goal in the one sence at least when they completed construction of the spire of the Ulm Minster, still the world's highest church steeple (161,53 meter). But it's not only the Minster that stands out: the Fishermen's Quarter with its romantic alleyways and bridges, the Bundesfestung (Former Federal Fortifications), the Glacis Park, Wiblingen Monastery and the many other small, often concealed sights located all over the the two cities offer plenty of opportunities for exceedingly pleasureable leisure hours.
Must-sees in Ulm? The best known is the Gothic Minster, which boasts the highest church tower in the world. Other classics are the Fishermen’s and Tanners' quarter, the townhall, Einstein fountain and many more ...
There are numerous church buildings in the Danube twin cities and they are well worth seeing, each having its own particular charm. Some are architecturally significant and others have an especially interesting history.
On the outskirts of the town, different buildings of the fortifications give an insight into the magnitude of the complex. At the time of building, it was the largest fortifications complex in Germany.