Thursday, June 13, 2013

Münster - GERMANY

This official POSTCROSSING card came from Münster, a university city in northwest Germany - because it is a city with more than 1200 years of history, there are examples of all the major architectural styles and movements. In this card we can see the town houses in the Kreuzviertel district. Thank you very much Anke for this card. This postcard took 7 days to arrive! 

Town Houses in the Kreuzviertel District - Münster - GERMANY
 
Münster is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is in the northern part of the state and is considered to be the cultural centre of the Westphalia region. It is also capital of the local government region Münsterland. Münster originated as a monastery founded in 794 by the Frisian missionary Liudger to aid Charlemagne's campaign to gain control over the Saxons. Today Münster is a city of about 270 000 inhabitants known for its university and as an administration centre. 



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