'Ooh, it’s so big'… First-time visitors gush as they strain their neck muscles gazing up to the Münster. It is. And rather beautiful....
On the third Monday of July, the mayor swears allegiance to the town’s 1397 constitution from the 1st-floor loggia of the early...
That striking all-glass pyramid behind the Rathaus - 28m by 28m at its base and 36m high - is the city's main library, the 2004...
Join a happy-go-lucky crowd for a cold beer or cocktail by the river.
Café im Stadthaus
Go for coffee or a good-value lunch special; linger for the mesmerising cathedral views at this glass cube opposite.
Designed by Richard Meier, the contemporary aesthetic of the concrete-and-glass Stadthaus is a dramatic contrast to the Münster. The American architect caused uproar by erecting a postmodern building alongside the city’s Gothic giant but the result is striking. The edifice stages exhibitions and events, and houses the tourist office and a cafe.