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Attractions in Nordrhein-Westfalen

North Rhine-Westphalia German: Nordrhein-Westfalen usually shortened to NRW, is the westernmost, most populous, and economically most powerful state of Germany with four of the country’s ten largest cities. The state was a merger of the north part of the Rhineland, Westphalia and Lippe – its capital is Düsseldorf. The flag of North Rhine-Westphalia is green-white-red with the combined coats of arms of the Rhineland (white line before green background, symbolizing the river Rhine), Westfalen (the white horse) and Lippe (the red rose). According to legend the horse in the Westphalian coat of arms is the horse that the Saxon leader Widukind rode after his baptism. Other theories attribute the horse to Henry the Lion. Some connect it with the Germanic rulers Hengist and Horsa.The state is not known for its castles like other regions in Germany. However, North Rhine-Westphalia has a high concentration of museums, cultural centres, concert halls and theatres .

Map of Nordrhein-Westfalen

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Augustusburg and Falkenlust palaces

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Botanischer Garten Münster

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Aachen Cathedral

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Cologne Cathedral

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Reinoldikirche

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Monschau

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Schloss Benrath

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Wuppertal

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Müngsten Bridge

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Eschbach Dam

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Museum Morsbroich

Attractions and Places of Interest in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Discover more about Münster Cathedral

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