Leverkusen - Main Sights and Places of Interest

Main Sights and Places of Interest

BayArena
The BayArena is the stadium and home of Leverkusen's football team Bayer Leverkusen. After the extension the stadium now holds place for over 30,210 people.
Bayer Cross Leverkusen
The Bayer Cross Leverkusen is one of the largest illuminated advertisements in the world. It has a identifying meaning for Leverkusen's population.
Freudenthaler Sensenhammer
the Sensenhammer is a 'living' industrial museum. The permanent exhibition includes manufacture of scythes and sickles and the use of those tools in farming. The museum itself is the biggest exhibit. The museum is also used in a different way, for example for concerts or theater.
  • Schloss Morsbroich - moated castle in the baroque style, now a museum for contemporary art
  • Water Tower Leverkusen-Bürrig - 72.45-metre-high (237.7 ft) water reservoir containing an observation deck
  • Neuland Park - large park beside the Rhine
  • Japanese Garden - A garden created by Carl Duisberg at 1923
  • Colony of workers - historical urban district in the center of Leverkusen
  • Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit - historical Boat bridge next to the Rhine between Wiesdorf and Rheindorf
  • Mausoleum of Carl Duisberg - mausoleum in the center of the Carl Duisberg Park next to the Casino
  • NaturGut Ophoven - educational center for nature in Leverkusen-Opladen



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