Practical I Hotels in Münster
The old city of Münster is
at the start of the 21st century still attractive and quite lively.
Despite the destructions (90% of the old town) of World War II, it has managed to
preserve the charming character of its medieval city centre.
Münster still retains some of its medieval character. Its historical
buildings include the cathedral (13th cent.), the Lambertikirche
(14th–15th cent.), the Liebfrauenkirche (14th cent.), and several other
churches, in addition to a baroque Residenzschloss (Residential Palace)
(1767–73), a Gothic city hall (14th cent.), and several gabled houses.
The history of the city started actually
with the establishment of a bishopric
in the 9th century. Today, Münster is still an episcapoal seat.
Furthermore, Münster's Westfälische
Wilhelmsuniverstität (University), which was founded in 1773
is one of Germany's largest universities.
Among the interesting museums are :
the Westphalian state museum and the recently opened Graphik Museum
Picasso with works from the master.