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Eco-friendly travel guide to Wuppertal advises how to be a responsible tourist. Learn how to explore the attractions in a sustainable way and how to respect the local people and culture. Make your trip green by supporting locally owned hotels, organic restaurants and other businesses. Read more on how to protect the environment by making conscientious choices and how to travel green in Wuppertal, Germany.


  • Air quality: 3.5 / 5
  • Exploring by foot: 3.2 / 5
  • Exploring by bicycle: 3.7 / 5
  • Public transportation: 3.4 / 5
  • Parks: 4.1 / 5
  • Outdoor activities: 3.8 / 5
  • Locals' English level: 4.3 / 5
  • Safety: 3.9 / 5
  • Accommodation: US$70 - $262
  • Budget per day: US$98 - $350

Responsible Travel

Wuppertal is located in the northwestern part of Germany. It was established in 1929 after the merge between Elberfeld and Barmen. Traveling responsibly while in the city will boost the already existing prosperity venture of the city. Traveling responsibly entails using water responsibly, using public transport more often, disposing waste appropriately, contributing directly to the local economy, and seeking residence in eco-friendly accommodation facilities.


Air Quality and Pollution

The air quality of Wuppertal is good. This is owing to the proper mechanisms put in place to curb toxic pollutants that pose a threat to the air in the city. Foul smell from waste has also been taken care of by the advanced waste management plants set up in various points within the city. Pollution is not a problem here in Wuppertal. The companies here in the city have installed advanced technologies to deal with the waste being produced in these companies.


Respect the Culture

Top 10 Places to Visit

• The Düssel. This is one of the tributaries of the Rhine River and is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Its source is from Wülfrath. It then flows through the Neander Valley believed to be the location where the first Neanderthal man was discovered in August 1856. This tributary crosses to Dusseldorf and form a river delta where it divides into four streams namely Südliche Düssel, Brückerbach, Nördliche Düssel, and Kittelbach. All these streams combine a few kilometers ahead. One of these streams, the Nördliche Düssel, crosses under the Golden Bridge.

• Engels-Haus. This museum is located in Wuppertal, Germany. The building which houses this museum is believed to be the residence of Friedrich Engels from 1820 to 1895. It is an affiliate of the Museum of Industrial Culture [de] network in Wuppertal. Friedrich Engels Sr was born in 1796 in a house situated a few meters from the Engels-Haus. He was then later brought up in the main house, Engels-Haus. It was later converted into a museum and was opened to the public as a museum in 1970. This was during the 150th anniversary of Engels' birth. In 2016, it was closed to give room for renovations to take place. Plans are underway to reopen again in 2021 as the plan to reopen in 2020 was shunned by the emergence of Covid-19.

• Wuppertal Zoo. It is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It covers a total area of 24 hectares and is home to approximately 5,000 animals comprising of 500 species. Some of the animal species found here include elephants, bears, big cats, monkeys, apes, and even various bird species. It was established in December 1879 and was latter commissioned to the public in September 1881. Only 34 animals existed in the zoo at this time but their numbers have continued to grow ever since. Modern structures were also introduced here to house elephants, apes, birds, and even an aquarium for fish species found here.

• The Lichtscheid. This hill is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It is the highest hill in the city standing at a height of 350 meters above sea level. When you stand at the top of this hill, you will be able to enjoy scenic views of the natural surrounding landscape and even the city itself.

• Elfringhauser Schweiz. This recreational center is located in Wuppertal, Germany. The natural beauty and composition of the surrounding here makes it worth-while. You can be able to take fun hikes or even just stroll and enjoy the amazing shade provided by the trees here. The fresh atmosphere created here completes the amazing time you are guaranteed of having here. Ample parking is available on-site. You are advised to take routes A5 and X28 when you moving around this center. You are also advised to come with a map to help you traverse this place.

• Fauna Zoo. It is located in Wuppertal, Germany. At this petting zoo, you are allowed to touch, stroke , and even feed most of the animals found here. The animals here are usually well taken care of and usually have enough space to move around. They are usually well fed and usually appear jovial. The staff here is amazing and friendly towards clients. They are usually willing to guide you throughout your visit here and explain everything to you in detail. It is open all through the week from 9 am to 6 pm. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 212 591256.

• Diederichstempel. This observation deck is located in Wuppertal, Germany. You will be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the surroundings from here. The architectural design of this structure is mesmerizing. You can also enjoy the hand powered ferry found here. You can also engage in hiking expeditions here.

• Nordbahntrasse. This street is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Initially, it was a railway line route but was later converted into an attraction site here in the city. You will be able to enjoy fascinating views of the city from here. There are also several gardens lined along the way where you can relax and even allow children to play in. some of the activities that you can participate in on this street include cycling, skating, and walking tours.

• Müngsten Bridge. This railway bridge is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It rises to a height of 107 meters above sea level. It traverses the valley of river Wupper. It connects Wuppertal to Solingen via Oberbarmen. In April 2013, this bridge was closed and renovation works were conducted on it until it was reopened in July 2015. During this renovation period, trains were not allowed to pass on this bridge. Instead, they stopped at Solingen Mitte and then travelers were required to take a bus to complete their journeys. Initially, this bridge was called the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brücke in honor of Emperor Wilhelm I. Upon the end of this emperor’s rule, the bridge was renamed after a nearby village, Müngsten, which no longer exists today.

• Kluterthöhle Cave. It is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It is a natural cave that brings about that natural amazing atmosphere found here. You will be able to enjoy the amazing guided tours which includes hiking. It is a safe place where you can also explore with children. The temperatures here usually measure at 100 C. You can also engage in Breathing therapies inside this cave. It is usually open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10 am to 5 pm while it is closed on Mondays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 2333 988011.


Explore

City Parks

• Botanical Garden. This public park is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It is situated on top of a hill in the city. Here, you will find a wide variety of plants and flowers. The walking paths here are lined with beautiful trees where you will get to enjoy the amazing shade and also the beautiful views that ensue. It is usually frequented by locals. It is open throughout the week where it is open between 7:30 am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday while on the weekends, it is open between 9 am to 6 pm. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 5634206.

• Hardt. This public park is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It has very beautiful surroundings and is close to some of the most notable landmarks in the city. The walk paths here are lined with tall trees providing shade and cool breeze that you will get to enjoy here. It is located on a steep hill so be prepared to scale the hill to access it. The Elisenturm and Bismarckturm are located inside this park. It is usually open for 24 hours. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 94600730.


National Parks

Beaches

Landmarks

• Müngsten Bridge. This railway bridge is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It rises to a height of 107 meters above sea level. It traverses the valley of river Wupper. It connects Wuppertal to Solingen via Oberbarmen. In April 2013, this bridge was closed and renovation works were conducted on it until it was reopened in July 2015.


Museums

• The Von der Heydt Museum. It is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to find the artifacts and art pieces of artists who date back to the 17th century. Initially, this building was the city hall of Elberfeld until 1902 when it was converted into a municipal museum. It was named in 1961 after the Von der Heydt family.

• Deutsches Klingenmuseum Solingen. This museum is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will find several cutting tools preserved and displayed here such as swords, knives, and blades. You will also find a variety of silverware here. It is usually open from Tuesday to Sunday where it is open between 10 am to 5 pm with the exception of Friday where it is open between 2 pm to 5 pm. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 212 258360.


Eat

Wuppertal has many restaurants which offer a variety of local and several international delicacies. Some of the restaurants where you can enjoy local dishes on the city include Katzengold and Wagner am Mäuerchen. You can also enjoy a variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes that are offered in various restaurants in the city.


Traditional Local Restaurants

• Wagner am Mäuerchen. This restaurant is located in Wuppertal in Germany. Here, you will be able to enjoy a variety of local cuisines such as steak with Chanterelles, Bauern Schnitzel, Schnitzel Wiener, Cordon Bleu Vom Schwein, Nacionålais Ėdiens, Nürnberger Mit Sauerkraut, and Pfeffersteak. You can also enjoy the beer that is offered here. It is usually open from Monday to Saturday where it is open between 11am to 11 pm from Monday to Friday while it is open between 11 am to 9:30 pm on Saturdays. It is usually closed on Sundays.

• Katzengold. This restaurant is located along Untergrünewalder Street in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to enjoy a variety of local delicacies such as Frühstück Auf Der Terrasse, Lachs, Salatteller, Forelle Gebraten. Kartoffeln, Spaghetti Bolognese. Some of the drinks that are also offered at this restaurant include Cappuccino, Milchkaffee, Radler Mit Jever, and Caffe Latte. It is usually open all through the week where it is open between 8 am to 1 am from Monday to Thursday, between 8 am to 3 am on Fridays, between 9 am to 3 am on Saturdays, and between 10 am to 12 am on Sundays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 304526.


Vegetarian and Vegan

• Fancy Foods. This vegan restaurant is located in Wuppertal, Germany. The atmosphere created here is very relaxing. Cleanliness is a priority here as everyone maintains high standards of hygiene here. You will also get to enjoy a wide selection of vegan dishes that are offered here including cranberry sauce, fried potatoes, and vegetable sandwich. The staff here is usually charming and very welcoming towards clients. It is only open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 am to 3 pm. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 176 70689200.

• Cigköftem Wuppertal. This vegan restaurant is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to enjoy a variety of local delicacies such as Cifgöfke Dürüm Kebab, Icli Köfte, Baklava, and Çiğ Köfte. It is usually open throughout the week where it is open between 11 am to 11 pm from Monday to Thursday, between 11 am to 12 am on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 1 pm to 11 pm on Sundays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 94601371.


Street Food

Drink

• Pelzhaus - Classic Bar. This bar is located in Wuppertal, Germany. You will get a wide variety of cocktails that are offered here including Gin Time, Gin Basil Smash, Moscow Mule, Bacardi Razz Mojito, Vesper Martini, Frozen Daiquiri, and Rum Cocktail. It is usually open from Tuesday to Saturday where it is open between 5 pm to 12 am from Tuesday to Thursday and between 5 pm to 3 am on Fridays and Saturdays. It is usually closed on Sundays and Mondays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 51989424.

• Luise Bar & Cafe. This bar is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to choose from a wide variety of beers and wines. Several snacks are also offered here. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 97345674.


Tap-water

Most of the faucet water here in Wuppertal is safe to drink. You can also have the option of buying bottled water from the stores and shops in the city.


Organic Cafés

• Soulfood Cafe Simoz. This cafe is situated in Wuppertal, Germany. A huge variety of delicacies are offered here including Gefüllte Paprikaschote Mit Bulgur Und Salatteller, Torte, Mandu GuK, Häppchen Trinken Ziegenkäse Pops, and Gazpacho. Some of the drinks offered here include Latte Macchiato and Flammkuchen. It is usually open all through the week where it is open between noon to 11 pm from Monday to Saturday and between 10 am to 10 pm on Sundays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 94672808.

• Milia´s Coffee. This cafe is situated in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will find a variety of drinks such as Sweet Milk, Latte Macchiato, Ice Tea Pink Grapefruit and Mango, Cortado, and Lemon Twist. It is usually open all through the week where it is open between 7 am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday, between 8 am to 7 pm on Saturdays, and between 10:30 am to 7 pm on Sundays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 7595858.


Breweries

• Wicküler brewery. This brewery is located in Wuppertal, Germany. One of the main drinks to have been crafted by this brewery is the Küppers Kölsch, which was introduced into the market in 1962. Küppers Kölschwas also exported to neighboring countries such as France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands. This brewery began exporting Küppers Kölsch to the USA in mid-1980s.


Activities

Yoga and Retreats

• Yoga Ute Sondermann. This yoga studio is located along Hatzfelder Street in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to participate in yoga classes for beginner, moderate, and experienced levels. You will be able to engage in Yin - Yoga, Business Yoga, Hatha Yoga Vinyasa, and Kundalini Yoga. There are also yoga classes for children and even teens. Those who prefer to engage in personal yoga classes are also catered for here. It is usually open throughout the week where it is open between 9 am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday, between 9 am to 2:30 pm on Saturdays, and between 10:30 am to 1:30 pm on Sundays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 1575 2845177.


Accommodation

• Die Villa Mettmann. It is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi, a garden, a terrace, and a shared lounge area. The rooms here are fitted with seating and dining areas. Guests will get to enjoy the continental breakfast that is offered here every morning. Hiking is one of the enjoyable activities that one can engage in here. Popular points of interest located close to this property include Dusseldorf International Airport which is located 20 kilometers away, Essen which is located 31 kilometers away, and Cologne city which is located 44 kilometers away.

• Fabrikantenvilla. This residential property is located Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here are free Wi-Fi, a garden, and free ample parking. The rooms here are fitted with dark tiles, wooden floors, a kitchen area equipped with a toaster and coffee making facilities, and a modern personal bathroom equipped with a shower, hairdryer, and free toiletries. Several restaurants are within walking distance from this property. Popular points of interest located close to this property include the Düsseldorf Grafenberg Wildlife Park which is located 5.5 kilometers away, Capitol Theatre Düsseldorf which is located 7.5 kilometers away, and the Dusseldorf International Airport which is located 11 kilometers from this property.


Green Hotels

• Holiday Inn Express - Wuppertal - Hauptbahnhof. This hotel is located in Wuppertal, Germany. The rooms here are usually allergy free. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi, a bar, and a shared lounge area. The rooms here are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, a work desk, an electric kettle, a hairdryer, a wardrobe, and a personal bathroom fitted with a shower. Guests will have the opportunity to choose between a continental or a buffet breakfast that is offered here every morning. Services offered here include 24-hour reception services, housekeeping services, and tour organizing services for guests. The management here has installed modernized waste management systems to handle all the waste that is produced from this hotel. Popular points of interest located close to this hotel are Uni-Halle which is located 3.4 kilometers away and Dusseldorf International Airport which is located 27 kilometers from this property.

• Hotel Wuppertal. It is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi and free ample parking. The rooms here are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a work desk, a wardrobe, and a personal bathroom. Popular points of interest located close to this hotel are Uni-Halle which is located 3 kilometers away and the Dusseldorf International Airport which is located 42 kilometers from this hotel.

• Residenz Hotel Wuppertal. This hotel is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It is situated close to the A1 and A46 motorways. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here are free Wi-Fi and free ample parking. The rooms here are equipped with a satellite TV, a wardrobe, and a personal bathroom. Guests will get to enjoy the buffet breakfast that is usually offered here every morning. The Wuppertal Main Station is located 3.5 kilometers from this hotel.


Hostels and Guest Houses

• Pension Osthoff. This guesthouse is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Guests will get to enjoy the free Wi-Fi that is available here. The rooms here are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a lounge area, a shared kitchen area, a wardrobe, an electric kettle, and a personal bathroom fitted with a shower and a hairdryer. Some of the popular activities that are usually carried out here are cycling and hiking. Popular points of interest located close to this property include Dusseldorf International Airport which is located 19 kilometers away, Essen which is located 26 kilometers away, and Duesseldorf city which is located 37 kilometers from this guesthouse.

• Hotel Maxim. This guest house is located in Wuppertal, Germany. From here, you can easily access the A1, A3 and A59 motorways. Guests will get to enjoy free Wi-Fi that is available throughout the property. The rooms here are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an integrated DVD player, and a personal bathroom in some rooms. Guests will also get to enjoy a breakfast buffet that is offered here every morning.

• The Hotel Wuppertaler Hof. This guesthouse is located in Wuppertal, Germany. It was constructed in 1904. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi and free ample parking. The rooms here are equipped with a TV, a hairdryer, and a personal bathroom. Guests will get to enjoy the breakfast buffet that is offered here every morning. Several shops and restaurants are within walking distance from this guesthouse. Popular points of interest located close to this property include Lennep Train Station, Lenneps historic center, the Wuppertal Schwebebahn monorail, the Schloss Burg, the X-Ray Museum, and the Müngsten Bridge.


Apartments

• Apartments an der Universität. They are located in Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi, a garden, and a children's playground. The rooms here are fitted with a cable flat-screen TV, a lounge area, a work desk, a kitchen area fitted with a refrigerator and a microwave, and a personal bathroom fitted with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can also engage in hiking expeditions here. Airport transfer services are offered by the management here at an extra charge. Popular points of interest located close to this property include Uni-Halle and Cologne Bonn Airport which is located 41 kilometers away.

• Ferienwohnung Eschenbeek. This apartment building is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi, a terrace, a garden, and barbecue facilities. The units here are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a DVD player, a dining area, a lounge area, a kitchen area fitted with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a dishwasher, and a personal bathroom fitted with a shower and a bath. Activities that guests can engage in while at this property include hiking and cycling. Popular points of interest located close to this property are Uni-Halle which is located 4.3 kilometers away and the Dusseldorf International Airport which is located 26 kilometers from this property.

• Haus Honigstal. This apartment building is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi, a garden, a terrace, an on-site restaurant, and free ample parking. These 2-bedroom units here are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen area fitted with a microwave and a dishwasher, a washing machine, and a personal bathroom fitted with a shower. Guests will get to enjoy the continental breakfast that is offered here every morning. Hiking expeditions are usually arranged by the management here. The Dusseldorf International Airport is located 26 kilometers from this property.

• Ferienwohnung Wuppertal. This apartment building is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi, a sun terrace, and a garden. The units here are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen area fitted with a refrigerator and a microwave, a washing machine, a patio, and a personal bathroom fitted with a shower. Guests will get to enjoy a à la carte breakfast that is offered here every morning. Hiking adventures are usually arranged by the management here. Popular points of interest located close to this property include Uni-Halle which is located 7 kilometers away and Cologne Bonn Airport which is located 39 kilometers away.


Couchsurfing

Camping

• Schäferwagen. This campsite is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Amenities that guests will get to enjoy here include free Wi-Fi, a terrace, barbecue facilities, and free private parking. Here, you will also find a flat-screen TV and a shared bathroom fitted with a shower and a hairdryer. Cycling tours are usually offered by the management here. Popular points of interest located close to this campsite include DumeklemmerHalle and City Theatre Ratingen, both of which are located 7 kilometers away, and Dusseldorf International Airport which is located 11 kilometers away.


How to Get There

Wuppertal is among the cities of Germany. The city does not have an airport thus it cannot be accessed by air. The only modes that one can use to get to Wuppertal are by road and by rail. By road, you can take a bus, or a car, or even you might opt to walk from nearby cities to Wuppertal which is however not encouraged. By rail, it will only take you 30 minutes to access Wuppertal from Cologne by regional train. Many trains usually ply this route thus this mode of transport is readily available. This regional train makes several stops at various stations in the city unlike the German high-speed train which only makes one stop in the city.


Air

Wuppertal does not have any airports thus air transport is not available in the city.


Bus

There are several bus companies that usually ferry passengers to Wuppertal from nearby cities and towns. Some of these buses are usually luxury coaches which cover long distances and usually adhere to a specific timetable.


Train

Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof is the main Tran station in the city. It is situated between the railway line from Dortmund to Düsseldorf or Cologne. The reception building found here is believed to date back to 1848. It was named the Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof in 1992. It serves trains operating between the following routes:

o Wuppertal-Dortmund

o Wuppertal-Oberbarmen-Solingen

o Wuppertal-VohwinkelEssen


Hitchhiking

You will be able to hitch a ride among the many motorists who usually drive in the city. They are usually kind hearted and will be willing to take you at least close to your destination if not directly to your stop. This will provide a great opportunity to interact and even learn a few things about the local people.


Others

Wuppertal does not have any airports thus the city cannot be accessed by air. The only modes of transport you can use to get into the city are by road and rail.


Moving Around

One of the best options to use when moving around the city is the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn, which is the oldest monorail in the world. It is believed to date back to 1901. These suspended trains are usually able to run for 13.3 kilometers in 30 minutes across the city. Most of its route cuts across the surface of Wupper River. A single trip in this train is believed to cost about €2.20.


Walk

Some of the attractions found in Wuppertal are within walking distance from each other thus you can easily visit them without too much fuss. You can also walk to the city from neighboring cities where it is estimated that it will take you at least 6 hours to walk from the nearest city to Wuppertal.


Bicycle

The local authorities in Wuppertal have made significant efforts in constructing several bicycle lanes in the city to cater for those who prefer cycling. Various institutions within the city have also arranged for cycling tours to various attraction sites in the city.


Electronic Vehicles

In 2014, Wuppertal made a significant progress in promoting the Energy-saving and New market Energy Automobile Industry Development Plan. This opened a platform aimed at boosting the electric vehicle innovation and development venture in the city. All this was made possible by partnering with the China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC). Now, there are many electric vehicles that operate within the city. Several power charging stations have also been set up at various points within the city.


Public Bus

There are several bus companies that offer transport services within Wuppertal. The bus fares are relatively affordable and usually vary across various companies. There are also several coaches that offer these transport services at a higher price when compared to regular buses.


Tram, Train and Subway

Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof is the main Tran station in the city. It is situated between the railway line from Dortmund to Düsseldorf or Cologne. The reception building found here is believed to date back to 1848. It was named the Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof in 1992.


Sustainable Shopping

Some of the stores here in Wuppertal have embraced the sale of products that have minimal negative impact on the environment. One of the most popular products being focused on is meat. Some stores have started informing their clients of the amount of carbon footprint the product has had on the environment in all the processes it has undergone before reaching the market.


Food Markets

• Ada Market. This food market is located along Kölner Street in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to purchase groceries especially from Turkey. These groceries include vegetables, fruits, and herbs such as mint and coriander.

• Akgündüz Food Gmbh. This market is located along Leimbacher Street in Wuppertal, Germany. The vendors here are usually kind and will be willing to bargain with you until you are both satisfied. Here, you will be able to buy food products sourced locally and from Turkey. Meat is the main food product sold at this market. It is usually open from Monday to Saturday between 7 am to 8 pm while it is closed on Sundays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, 49 202 74777707.


Flea Markets

The business of flea markets has grown a notch higher in Wuppertal, Germany. Some of the flea markets found here in the city include :

o Flohmarkt

o Trödelmarkt Real Wuppertal

o Konsumtausch - nimm & bring


Second Hand Stores

• First class-Secondhand. This store is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to buy second hand clothes at very affordable prices. Their rend ranges from vintage style to recent styles. It is usually open from Monday to Saturday where it is open between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 6:30 pm. On Saturdays, it is usually open from 10 am to 3 pm while it is usually closed on Sundays. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 301188.

• Das Bronckenhaus. This thrift store is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Here, you will be able to buy cheap used clothes. It is usually open from Monday to Friday between 9 am to 3 pm while it is closed over the weekends. You can get in touch with the management here using this number, +49 202 97444750.


Eco-Fashion

The fashion industry in Wuppertal is booming and this has provided an opportunity to the big designing companies to introduce environmentally friendly fabrics that can be used in making of clothes. These fabrics are usually preferred because they have minimal or no negative effects on the environment once their life cycle is over. This is because most of these fabrics can be easily recycled to make new fabrics.


Recycling

The city has set up advanced recycling centers which are able to recycle many tons of waste per day. Plastics, glass and metal are usually recycled in their numbers as the recycling machines used are up to date. The waste that cannot be recycled is taken to incinerators to be completely destroyed or they can be buried in layers in the ground.


Waste

Wuppertal and even Germany at large has made excellent progress in dealing with waste which is still a menace in many countries. Since the country is very resourceful, it has installed modernized waste collection systems which are able to handle most of the waste that is produced in the city.


Work and Study Abroad

Exchange Student

Au Pair

Germany is one of the most popular European countries that many people usually apply for nanny jobs. One of the many cities in Germany is Wuppertal and both locals and foreigners alike seek these nanny jobs in the city. The pay for these jobs here in Germany is very good prompting high competition amongst job seekers. Many have gone ahead to undertake various training sessions in first aid and swimming lessons to improve their chances of being selected. You are advised to enroll in websites that offer legal AU Pair services in Wuppertal to be able to link with a potential employer in the city.


Volunteering

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