Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city with a rich history and many sights to see. The Nicolaikirche in the old town is the oldest city church and features a carillon and an Antwerp altarpiece. The Marienkirche in the new town is the most valuable architectural monument in the city and houses the Marienaltar as well as the burial place of the Counts of Ravensberg. The Süsterkirche now serves as the church for Bielefeld
's only Evangelical Reformed Church community. The Catholic parish church of St. Jodokus houses the "Black Madonna" from 1220. The Crüwellhaus on Alten Markt is a well-known secular building in the city.
The Theater am Alten Markt houses remnants of the medieval town hall and has been used as a theater and adult education center since its reconstruction. The oldest known citizen's house in Bielefeld
is Haus Müller on Obernstraße, which was built in 1485. There are many listed buildings in Bielefeld
, including noble courts such as Waldhof and Wendtsche Hof as well as Spiegelshof and Grestsche Hof.
's landmark is Sparrenburg, a castle from the 13th century with a 37-meter-high tower and underground passages. The Roman circular ditch system on Sparrenberger Egge is also worth seeing. The Old Town Hall and City Theater form a unit and were built in 1904. The Leineweberdenkmal on Altstädter Kirchplatz commemorates Bielefeld
's economic beginnings in linen processing.
For nature lovers, Bielefeld
offers many green spaces and recreational opportunities, including the Botanical Garden, Heimat-Tierpark Olderdissen, and Obersee with an 80-hectare green area. The city has the largest share of green space among German cities.
If you are looking for a hotel
, we recommend the Boardinghouse Bielefeld
in the city center. These self-catering apartments have a warm, modern decor and a 24-hour reception. The hotel
is only 400 meters from the opera house, making it an ideal location for all culture enthusiasts.
offers a variety of sights for every taste. Whether historical buildings, impressive structures, or green oases - there is something for everyone to discover here!
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.