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Uelzen: Hundertwasser Station

Uelzen

    The Hundertwasser railway station looks like something out of a fairy-tale and is a magical attraction in Uelzen. The old brick station building was converted into a magnificently colourful work of art based on designs by architect and artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser against the backdrop of the EXPO 2000.  


    Friedensreich Hundertwasser was an Austrian artist who worked as a painter and architect. Hundertwasser is his pseudonym. Friedensreich Hundertwasser was always an opponent of straight line throughout his life, a fact that is clearly demonstrated by the Hundertwasser railway station in Uelzen. All shapes and forms are rounded, full of fantasy and uniqueness.

     

     

    "The world’s most beautiful railway station"  - an expression frequently heard from visitors - is one of the last projects created by the Viennese artist. Today, the building combines art, ecology and modernity in a very unique way. Bushes are not the only things to be found on the roof - it also houses the largest roof-integrated photo-voltaic installation in Lower Saxony and generates environmentally friendly energy from sunlight. 

     

    On the outside, colourful columns and golden globes catch the eye, while fantasy-fuelled mosaics, brilliant colours and the typical rounded corners have a mesmerising effect on the beholder. Light and space create a very special atmosphere that make a visit to this architectural work of art a unique experience.

     

     

     

    Guided tours:  

     

    March - November: Daily 11:00 a.m. Duration: 60 minutes.

    December - February: only by prior arrangement. Also available at short notice and for individuals. Telephone: 0581 - 389 04 89

    Tours for groups and school classes by arrangement, tel. 0581-389 04 89.

     

     

    Offer: "Hundertwasser Day in Uelzen"

    • A tour of the Hundertwasser railway station
    • Lunch
    • Beautiful fabric bag with the railway logo designed by Hundertwasser
    • Mini-guide "Tour of the historic old town"

    Bookable for groups and individuals

    Price:  19.90 € per person

     

     

    Info & Bookings:

    Town and Tourist Information, Tel. 0581-800 6172 

     


    Karte
    Standort
    Friedensreich-Hundertwasser-Platz
    29525 Uelzen

    Telefon
    Infos & Buchung von Gruppenführungen 0581-389 04 89
    Preise
    Führung/ pro Person 5,--

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