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Top Choice Church in Fulda

Michaelskirche

A living kernel of Fulda's long history, this early-9th-century church was once the cemetery chapel for the Benedictine monastery around which the town grew. Considered one of the most important early-medieval churc…
Top Choice Castle in Fulda

Stadtschloss

Fulda's spectacular Stadtschloss (town castle) was built from 1706 to 1721 as the prince-abbots' residence. Designed by famed baroque architect Johann Dientzenhofer (also responsible for the nearby cathedral), it no…
German in Fulda

Wirtshaus Schwarzer Hahn

The walls of 'Black Hen Tavern' are plastered with photographs of local and family history and ring to the chatter of happy locals; it's a great spot to dine if you're seeking that authentic small-town German experi…
Museum in Fulda

Vonderau Museum

Named for an amateur archaeologist who discovered Stone, Bronze and Iron Age relics in the area (the seeds of the current collection), the Vonderau has permanent exhibits on cultural history, natural history and fin…
Cathedral in Fulda

Dom zu Fulda

Inside the baroque Dom (cathedral), built from 1704 to 1712, you’ll find gilded furnishings, plenty of putti (figures of infant boys), some dramatic statues (such as those to the left of the altar) and the tomb of S…
European in Fulda

Dachsbau

As atmospheric as it is welcoming, this upmarket and historic restaurant in Fulda's Altstadt also doesn't disappoint in the kitchen. Among the traditional German and European dishes served here are swanky options su…
Italian in Fulda

Vini & Panini

Stop by this popular Italian eatery in the heart of the Altstadt for handmade pasta (perhaps ravioli of salmon and prawns in a pink-peppercorn and brandy sauce), a plate of antipasti and an aperitif, or even breakfa…
Museum in Fulda

Dommuseum

Reached through a delightful garden strewn with stone carvings, the Domdechaneigarten, this museum occupies the cathedral's former seminary chapel. Relics tell the story of the abbey church and cathedral back to Car…
Bar in Fulda

Viva Havanna

Come for a Cuba Libra, a beer or a wine, if only to sit on the wonderful terrace with its unbeatable views of the palace. Decent tapas, Flammkuchen (Alsatian 'pizza') and pan-Latin American food is available to thos…