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Hilden

Culture-loving family town

The city of Hilden is characterized by Rhenish serenity and Bergisch traditions. Hilden is well connected between Düsseldorf, Wuppertal and Cologne in neanderland. The approx. 56.000 inhabitants are spread over seven diverse districts.

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culture in all its facets

The city center of Hilden is a popular meeting place, but also a place to live. Due to the local restaurants with outdoor seating, there is a lot of activity here even after the shops have closed. The old market and the 13th-century Reformation Church, which is one of the few architectural monuments in the city and can be found right in the city center, create a special ambience.

The cultural life in Hilden is mainly characterized by the events Hildener Jazztage, neanderland BIENNIAL and the neanderland MUSEUM NIGHT shaped. That Wilhelm Fabry Museum with the "Vogelsang Steamed Grain Distillery" is also part of the city's cultural identity. In addition to elaborations on the life and work of Hilden's most famous citizen, Wilhelm Fabry, there are temporary exhibitions on medical history as well as regularly changing artistic exhibitions.

Leisure fun for the whole family

Exterior view of a climbing wall at the Hilden mountain station
© Daniel Koebe

The fun and leisure pools Hildorado with an integrated wellness and sauna area and the one on the edge of the forest forest bath are known beyond the local area and invite you to bathing fun with the whole family. The is also popular in recreational sports mountain station – a climbing and bouldering center with courses suitable for all ages and every occasion. In bad weather, young and old can let off steam in the Hi Fly trampoline park. In addition to other sports and leisure facilities, the city of Hilden also has its own cinema: the LUX-Lichtspiele.

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pure nature

The Hildener Heide and the city forest are attractive destinations in nature for sports enthusiasts, hikers and those looking for relaxation. The city forest with its approx. 430 hectares is primarily dedicated to tasks such as nature conservation and sustainable wood production. Stages 11 and 12 of the neanderland STEIG lead past Hilden and provide romantic lake views of the Menzel and Elbsee.

Explore Hilden

Trampoline

Hilden

© SPORTPARK Hilden Betriebsgesellschaft mbH

Adventure playground Hilden

Hilden

© Abenteuerspielplatz Hilden

Heinrich Wimmer Carnival Museum

Hilden

© Rheinisches Karnevalsmuseum e.V., Olaf Staschik

Wilhelm Fabry Museum

Hilden

© Stadt Hilden, Michael Krambrock

Playmobil Hilden

Hilden

© Stadt Hilden/JuFö-SPM-md

Beer factory Hilden

Hilden

© BiermanufakturHilden

forest bath

Hilden

© CC-BY-SA | Stadtwerke Hilden GmbH

Hans Sachs ring

Hilden

© Kartbahn Hans-Sachs-Ring GmbH

Reformation Church Hilden

Hilden

© CC-BY-SA | Dominik Ketz, Kreis Mettmann

Vabali Spa

Hilden

© Vabali Spa Düsseldorf

Hildorado leisure pool

Hilden

© CC-BY-SA | Stadtwerke Hilden GmbH

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