Recreation and things to do in Wesel, Germany

If you will be in Wesel, you have many things you can do. The Willibrordi-Cathedral is one of the most beautiful sights in Wesel. The cathedral stands directly on the large market (in German: Großer Markt), where the former old town hall can also be found. The architecture of the buildings is very worth to see. In summer you also can sit at the place in front of the cathedral and eat some ice cream or drink some wine in the evening.

If you walk through the city center, you can find some life-size statues of donkeys. They are since the 19th century the symbol animals of Wesel. Every donkey has other colors and patterns and they are often to find in front of the shops or other buildings. After your way through the city center you will see another important building of Wesel, the “Berliner Tor”. It is like a big gate with some figures over it. It was built around 1720.

One more thing to do is to visit the citadel. The Prussian Museum Wesel in the Citadel …

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