Solingen
in Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.173 and 7.084 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 10' 24" and E 7° 5' 4"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:18 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Berlin
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:27 am and 9:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
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Explore Solingen

Solingen in Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf (North Rhine-Westphalia) with it's 164,359 inhabitants is located in Germany about 286 mi (or 460 km) west of Berlin, the country's capital.

Local time in Solingen is now 04:18 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Berlin with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Solingen, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Germany is Düsseldorf International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Germany is Cologne Cathedral in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 km), South. We found 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Remscheid, Wuppertal, Mettmann, Odenthal and Leverkusen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

CityClass Savoy

Address
3,6 mi
Neuer Markt 23
42781 Haan
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Vienna House Easy Wuppertal

Address
6,2 mi
Auf dem Johannisberg 1
42103 Wuppertal
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Abalone

Address
3,6 mi
Stockder Straße 31b
42857 Remscheid
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00


Gräfrather Hof

Address
2,5 mi
In der Freiheit 48
42653 Solingen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ascot garni

Address
3,9 mi
Hastener Str. 100
42855 Remscheid
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 5:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 6:30 - 21:00


Arcade

Address
6,3 mi
Mäuerchen 4
42103 Wuppertal
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 22:00


König

Address
3,6 mi
Stockder Str. 31
42857 Remscheid
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 21:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 18:00)


Haus Niggemann

Address
3,9 mi
Wermelskirchener Str. 22
42659 Solingen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 12:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 12:00 - 20:00


Kempe Komfortplus

Address
3,5 mi
Caspersbroicher Weg 3
42697 Solingen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 22:00


Solinger Hof

Address
0,3 mi
Goerdelerstr. 9
42651 Solingen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:00


Videos from this area

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kleine Rundfahrt durch Solingen I CIMG3782.AVI

Published: April 13, 2011
Length: 28:34 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: AutofahrerDigital

A small sightseeing tour of Solingen Part I Eine kleine Rundfahrt durch Solingen Part I.


Rosenmontagszug in Solingen 2014

Published: March 04, 2014
Length: 46:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BlauGelb-TV

Sie sehen den Bericht von blaugelb-tv über den Rosenmontags-Zug 2014 mit allen Gruppen und Wagen.


Energieberatung Solingen Infrarotheizung Solingen Ökostrom NRW ebs Energiekonzepte

Published: January 27, 2015
Length: 30:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: firmenClip.de

Wärme wie vom Kachelofen. Handwerker vertrauen auf Qualität und auf deutsche Produkte. Deshalb empfehlen sie die Infrarotheizungen von Solar-Heiztherm. Solar-Heiztherm legt seinen ...


Müller & Schmidt Pfeilringwerk, Solingen, Germany

Published: October 29, 2014
Length: 01:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Pfeilring Manicure Pedicure

Werfen Sie einen Blick in unsere Manufaktur, deutsche Qualitätsarbeit - Made in Solingen. | Take a look inside our manufactory. German craftsmenship. Quality Made in Solingen - Germany. ...


Sprengung Turmhotel Solingen 18.12.2011

Published: December 18, 2011
Length: 18:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: AbbruchSchrotti

Am 18.12.2011 wurde um 14:15 Uhr das ehemalige Turmhotel in Solingen gesprengt.


kleine Rundfahrt durch Solingen II CIMG3783.AVI

Published: April 13, 2011
Length: 06:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AutofahrerDigital

A small sightseeing tour of Solingen Part II Eine kleine Rundfahrt durch Solingen Part II.


Solingen Der Film - DemoTrailer [UHD]

Published: April 10, 2015
Length: 58:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Middelveld Media

Der extra kurze Trailer zu "Ist und bleibt scharf - Solingen Der Film" Ein längerer Trailer folgt in den nächsten Wochen. Sprecher: Robin Black-Knight Musik: Horst Rathmann Kamera & Schnitt:...


Lofty Zweitfrisuren GmbH - Filiale Solingen

Published: December 20, 2012
Length: 53:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: perueckenlofty

Eindrücke unserer Filiale in Solingen.


Solingen Trolleybus

Published: February 22, 2010
Length: 43:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ice401557

Hess - Vossloh Kiepe trolibusz Solingenben, tévedésből helytelen irányban közlekedve, szedőkiugrással, dízelaggregátos önjáró üzemmel. :-) Hess - Vossloh Kiepe trolleybus going...


MIKROM Wasserbetten Solingen Tempur Akva Waterbeds Matratzen

Published: March 03, 2011
Length: 11:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: thw71

www.mikrom-wasserbetten.de Herzlich Willkommen auf unserer Homepage Unser oberstes Ziel ist es, Ihren Schlaf zu verbessern und dabei Ihren Rücken zu entspannen. Ein Wasserbett ist die ...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Gruiten

Gruiten is a historical, North-Rhine-Westphalian village incorporated by Haan. The village is located near Wuppertal and Düsseldorf.

Located at 51.2181, 7.01139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in North Rhine-Westphalia

Bergische Museumsbahnen

|} The Bergische Museumsbahn is a heritage tram museum situated in the German city of Wuppertal. It operates its own tram line south of Wuppertal on original rails with original cars. Wuppertal operates still the "Schwebebahn", a unique overhead railway.

Located at 51.1914, 7.11222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tram transport in Germany, Heritage railways in Germany, Transport in North Rhine-Westphalia, Wuppertal, Railway museums in Germany, Bergisches Land, Museums in North Rhine-Westphalia

Cronenberg, Wuppertal

Cronenberg was formerly an independent German town in the Rhine Province.

Located at 51.2, 7.13333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Historic Jewish communities, Towns in North Rhine-Westphalia, Wuppertal

Gräfrath

Grafrath is a municipality in the district of Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria in Germany. It takes its name from Saint Rasso (Ratho), who was a count (Graf) who founded a Benedictine abbey here in the 10th century.

Located at 51.2, 7.08333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Solingen, Fürstenfeldbruck (district)

Burg Castle (Solingen)

Burg Castle, located in Burg an der Wupper, is the largest reconstructed castle in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and a popular tourist attraction. Its early history is closely connected to the growth of the Duchy of Berg.

Located at 51.1375, 7.15278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in North Rhine-Westphalia, Museums in North Rhine-Westphalia, Solingen, House of Berg, Historic house museums in Germany, Hunting lodges

Knipex

Knipex is a German manufacturer of pliers for professional use. The headquarters are located in Wuppertal-Cronenberg. For four generations, Knipex has been an independent, owner-managed family company.

Located at 51.2111, 7.14583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Tool manufacturers, Museums in North Rhine-Westphalia, History museums in Germany, Technology museums in Germany

Stadion am Zoo

The Stadion am Zoo is a multi-purpose stadium in Wuppertal, Germany. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Wuppertaler SV Borussia. The stadium is able to hold 23,067 people and was built in 1924.

Located at 51.2391, 7.10508 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Germany, Wuppertaler SV Borussia, Wuppertal, Sports venues in North Rhine-Westphalia

Wuppertal Zoo

Wuppertal Zoo (German: Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal or Zoo Wuppertal) is a 24-hectare zoo in Wuppertal, Germany. About 5,000 animals representing about 500 species from around the world live at the zoo, including apes, monkeys, bears, great cats and elephants, as well as birds, reptiles and fish.

Located at 51.2397, 7.11222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Zoos in Germany, Buildings and structures in North Rhine-Westphalia, Visitor attractions in North Rhine-Westphalia

Müngsten Bridge

Müngsten Bridge is the highest steel railroad bridge in Germany. The bridge is 107 metres high and spans the valley of the river Wupper, connecting the cities of Remscheid and Solingen. This stretch is part of the Wuppertal-Oberbarmen–Solingen railway. It is used exclusively by the Regionalbahn service Der Müngstener (RB 47). Originally the bridge was named Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brücke (Emperor Wilhelm Bridge) to honour Emperor Wilhelm I.

Located at 51.1606, 7.13333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway bridges in Germany, Remscheid, Solingen, Bridges completed in 1897, Deck arch bridges, Transport in North Rhine-Westphalia

Saltus-Werk Max Forst GmbH

Saltus-Werk Max Forst GmbH, in short, SALTUS, is a member of the Saltus Technology AG Group whose registered offices are in Solingen, Germany, and manufactures handtools, click-type torque wrenches, electronic torque wrenches and special-purpose tools.

Located at 51.1636, 7.11722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Torque tool manufacturers, Solingen, Companies based in North Rhine-Westphalia

1988 Remscheid A-10 crash

The 1988 Remscheid A-10 crash occurred on December 8, 1988, when a United States Air Force attack jet, an A-10 Thunderbolt II crashed onto a residential area in the city of Remscheid, West Germany. The aircraft crashed into the upper floor of an apartment complex. In addition to the pilot, five people were killed. Fifty others were injured, including many seriously. According to press reports the plane was engaged in a low-altitude flight exercise.

Located at 51.1864, 7.16056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 1988, Accidents and incidents involving United States Air Force aircraft, Aviation accidents and incidents in Germany, 1988 in West Germany

Solingen arson attack of 1993

The Solingen arson attack of 1993 was one of the most severe instances of anti-foreigner violence in modern Germany. On the night of May 28 to May 29, 1993, four young German men (ages 16-23) belonging to the far right skinhead scene, with neo-Nazi ties, set fire to the house of a large Turkish family in Solingen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Three girls and two women died; fourteen other family members, including several children, were injured, some of them severely.

Located at 51.184, 7.08992 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Terrorism in Germany, Arson in Europe, Hate crimes, History of North Rhine-Westphalia, 1993 in Germany, Terrorist incidents in 1993, Neo-Nazism in Germany, German people of Turkish descent, Racism in Germany, 1993 fires, Solingen, Mass murder in 1993

Botanischer Garten Solingen

The Botanischer Garten Solingen is a 6 hectares botanical garden located at Vogelsang 2a, Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is open daily without charge. The garden dates to 1952 when the city opened its first greenhouse on a 4-hectare site, with the garden itself opening in 1963. In 1965 the tropical house was built (143 m², 8 meters in height), and in 1994-1995 the greenhouses were extended to 826 m² by adding a cactus house and bromeliad house.

Located at 51.1845, 7.0647 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Botanical gardens in Germany, Gardens in North Rhine-Westphalia

Solingen Central Station

Solingen Central Station (Solingen Hauptbahnhof) is the only train station in Solingen, Germany offering ICE and IC long distance trains. Solingen-Mitte station serves central Solingen but only with Regionalbahn trains.

Located at 51.1615, 7.00417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn stations, Hauptbahnhof in Germany, S1 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn), Solingen

Wuppertal-Vohwinkel station

Vohwinkel station is the most western station in the city of Wuppertal. It is placed in the district of Vohwinkel. It is a triangular station, built at a railway junction.

Located at 51.2341, 7.07143 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn stations, S8 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn), S9 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn), Wuppertal

Hatzenbeck

The Hatzenbeck is a left tributary of the Wupper River in the municipality of Elberfeld-West of the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Wuppertal.

Located at 51.2333, 7.14639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of North Rhine-Westphalia

Gruiten station

Gruiten station is one of the two stations of the Bergian city of Haan in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is described in German as a Berührungsbahnhof (contact station), as the Düsseldorf–Elberfeld and the Gruiten–Köln-Deutz lines both pass through the station, but their operations are separate. East of the station, they join to form a common route at Linden junction, which is the actual beginning of the Gruiten–Köln-Deutz line.

Located at 51.2146, 7.01085 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn stations, S8 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn)

Cronenberg Protestant Cemetery

Evangelischer Friedhof Cronenberg is a historic church-operated Protestant cemetery in the Cronenberg district of Wuppertal. The cemetery is still used for burials.

Located at 51.2069, 7.13139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Germany, Lutheran cemeteries, Protestant Reformed cemeteries, Wuppertal

Wuppertal Zoologischer Garten station

Wuppertal Zoologischer Garten station (locally also called Zoo station) is a station on the Düsseldorf–Elberfeld railway in the city of Wuppertal in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The station building was heritage-listed on 31 August 1987. It is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 4 station.

Located at 51.2433, 7.10672 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn stations, S9 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn), Wuppertal, S8 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn)

Wuppertal-Sonnborn station

Wuppertal-Sonnborn station is located in the city of Wuppertal in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is on the Düsseldorf–Elberfeld line and is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 4 station. The station is served by S 8 services between Mönchengladbach Hauptbahnhof and Hagen Hauptbahnhof (some terminating at Wuppertal-Oberbarmen and some running on to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof as line S 5).

Located at 51.2406, 7.09628 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn stations, S9 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn), S8 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn), Wuppertal

Solingen Grünewald station

Solingen Grünewald station is in the city of Solingen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is on the Wuppertal-Oberbarmen–Solingen railway. The line through the site of Solingen Grünewald station was opened on 12 February 1890 as part of the Solingen–Wuppertal-Vohwinkel line, known as the Korkenzieherbahn ("Corkscrew Railway"), to Vohwinkel. The station was opened on 6 May 2006. It is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 3 station.

Located at 51.1638, 7.07957 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Solingen

Solingen Mitte station

Solingen Mitte station is in the city of Solingen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is on the Wuppertal-Oberbarmen–Solingen railway. The line through the site of Solingen Mitte station was opened on 2 December 1890 as part of the Solingen–Wuppertal-Vohwinkel line, known as the Korkenzieherbahn ("Corkscrew Railway"), to Vohwinkel. The station was opened on 10 December 2006. It is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 5 station.

Located at 51.1661, 7.08935 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Solingen

Violettas Puppenbühne

Violettas Puppenbühne is a theatre in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Located at 51.1583, 7.09083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Theatres in North Rhine-Westphalia

Gymnasium Schwertstraße

The Gymnasium Schwertstraße in Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany was established on 15 October 1841 as the Höhere Bürgerschule, and is the oldest and most traditional of the four gymnasiums in the city.

Located at 51.1687, 7.08964 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Solingen, Schools in North Rhine-Westphalia, High schools in Germany, Educational institutions established in 1841

Witzhelden

Witzhelden is a small town located in the district of Leichlingen near the cities of Düsseldorf, Solingen, and Cologne in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany.

Located at 51.1167, 7.11667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in North Rhine-Westphalia, Provinces of Prussia, History of North Rhine-Westphalia

Districts of the same city

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15 May
2019

Mittwochs Live-Musik Im Schaberger Bahnhof
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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17 May
2019

Sound Of The City: - UM.NACHTUNG
Starting at: 11:30 pm (23:30).
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18 May
2019

Sound Of The City: - NACHT.WERDEN
Starting at: 11:30 pm (23:30).
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19 May
2019

9. Sinfoniekonzert - Weber, Hindemith & Cruixent
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Das Original Krimidinner - Der Teufel Der Rennbahn
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20 May
2019

9. Sinfoniekonzert - Weber, Hindemith & Cruixent
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21 May
2019

Karriere-Workshop: Love It. Change It. Or Leave It.
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23 May
2019

Dr. Leon Windscheid - "Altes Hirn, Neue Welt"
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Sound Of The City: - NACHT UND NEBEL
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24 May
2019

Sound Of The City: - NACHT DER LANGEN MESSER
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25 May
2019

Elliver
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26 May
2019

4. Familienkonzert - Peter Tschaikowsky
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Hollywood Auf Dem Johannisberg - Filmmusikkonzert
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28 May
2019

Praxisworkshop Lieferkette
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29 May
2019

Radio RSG 2000er Party
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