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Neumün­ster

Visit Schleswig-Holstein’s fashion Mecca at the heart of the state. Take a stroll through the small shops in the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet and its village-like alleys or feel the wind in your hair on a bike tour through Neumünster and surroundings.

Once a textile stronghold of the north, Neumünster is now a Mecca of fashion. One attraction is the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet expanded in 2015. The extensive village-style site with discounts all year round on the most popular designer brands invites visitors to enjoy a unique shopping experience. The Nortex Mode Center has a long tradition in Neumünster and is a popular shopping destination for the whole of northern Germany. 240 international fashion brands for men and women covering 10,000 square meters! You can continue your shopping spree in the town centre, e.g, in the 90 shops in the Holsten Gallery.

Would you like to take things easy after your shopping tour? Then head off along the numerous routes for cyclists and horse riders in Neumünster and the surrounding area or enjoy the nature and wildlife in the zoo. Are you looking for adventure? The high ropes course in Neumünster is sure to give you an adrenaline rush. Perhaps you are more interested in art and culture? Then the Tuch + Technik Museum, the Herbert Gerisch Foundation with its sculpture park, the Künstlerhaus Stadttöpferei (pottery) or the Kunstflecken cultural festival in September are the places for you.

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McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumünster


The McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumünster lies at the heart of Schleswig-Holstein. Here you can shop for your favourite brands in over 120 shops at attractive prices to your heart's content.

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Gerisch Sculpture Park


Where is Arcadia? The Gerisch Sculpture Park in the landscaped gardens on the river Schwale solves the mystery. The historical parkland will prove to be a stimulating, atmospheric location furnished with a collection of exciting sculptures. Treat yourself to a short break in Café Harry Maasz after a lengthy walk.

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Neumünster Zoo


700 animals in 100 different species live in appropriate settings in a 24 hectare forested area. Mighty polar bears, native seals and cute penguins. Feeding time, for example, is a happy occasion for coatis, penguins and seals or watch Germany’s largest polar bear.

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Neumünster Observatory


Attention night owls! The Neumünster Adult Education Centre Observatory offers professional sky-watching and many further activities around the subject of astronomy. Pay a visit to the observatory and allow yourself to be enchanted by the stars in the sky over Neumünster.

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