Münster is a city that keeps its history alive. Houses, churches and squares in the restored old town “tell” tales from different centuries, all the while setting a stage that makes every visit in Münster an experience.
You can comfortably reach many of the most important tourist features in Münster by foot or by bike from the Prinzipalmarkt.
Around the historical center of Münster you got the so called green lung “Promenade”. It has a length of 4.5 km round way. The Promenade is also where the huge flea market takes part in summer time every third Saturday between May and Sepember.
From the “Promenade” you can easily reach the lake “Aasee” which has a size of 40.2 Hektar and with a length of 2.3 km. The lake is surrounded by local parks and is the biggest local recreation area of Münster.Next to the Promenade you also see the castle, where you find the departments of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität. Behind the castle there is a beautiful botanical garden.
Münster also has the so called Allwetterzoo. This means the Zoo is open during the whole year. It is covered by a roof so that you can visit the animals even when its raining.
On Wednesdays and Saturdays the townfolk of Münster love to go to the Market which takes place on the “Domplatz from 7.30am to 2.30pm. You find different booths with a special flair.
For the nightlife people usually go to the old town “Kuhviertel” with its
different pubs and restaurants.
They also love to go to the harbour, where you find Cafes, Restaurants, a big Cinema as well as Clubs.
So, come and enjoy Münster & spend a great time here!
The Masters program is funded by the European Commission within the Erasmus+/Erasmus Mundus program. The funding periods are September 2012 - March 2018, grant agreement FPA-2012-0191, and September 2016 - March 2021, grant agreement 2016-2054.