Wuppertal is favourably located near the Rhine cities of Bonn, Cologne and Düsseldorf as well as near the Ruhr area with its industrial culture in Essen or Bochum.
The Barmer parklands are the second largest private park in Germany and part of the "Street of garden art".
The Schwebebahn (suspension railway) at night. THE means of transport in Wuppertal.
The zoo in Wuppertal is one of the oldest and most beautiful zoos in Germany.
World-renowned and award-winning dance theatre from the heart of Wuppertal-Elberfeld.
Beyenburg with its reservoir is just the right place for those who like peace and quiet.
Wuppertal is also known as a film city and attracts great stars such as Til Schweiger or Wim Wenders back to the valley again and again. In the greenest city of Germany the next park is frequently only "one step away" and thanks to the large residential district above the hills, Wuppertal can also describe itself as the "San Francisco of Germany".
In the Prognos Study on future sustainability, Wuppertal has moved up 66 places in three years in comparison with over 400 municipalities.Find out more here
The images were provided with the kind support of the Wuppertal Marketing GmbH. © Björn Ueberholz