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Korschenbroich Things to Do

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    Sandbauernhof Liedberg

    by elbe Updated Feb 6, 2003

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    Liedberg is a small part of Korschenbroich. It has a center just with old rhinish Framework houses - really a nice place. Beside this there is a small castle which unfortunately can't be visited.
    And there is also a small hill in which are old caverns where the people carried off sandstone in early days. Over 50(?) years ago a few boys died there as they played there. A memorial tablet still reminds the people to that accident.

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Korschenbroich Restaurants

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    Schnitzel

    by elbe Updated Mar 4, 2003

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    A very famous restaurant in Korschenbroich where many locals go for a drink with friends or to eat "gutbürgerlich", which means simple, German food. The Schnitzels are huge, the mussels (only in autumn and winter) are great.

    Favorite Dish: I love muscles provencal and of course "Muscheln Rheinische Art", a local mussel dish.

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    by elbe Updated Feb 6, 2003

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    Good Chinese food. People also come from Mönchengladbach or other cities to eat here. For my taste they put too less salt on the dishes but it's better this way than the opposite ;-)

    Favorite Dish: I know it's stupid but I think I like everything the same.

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    by elbe Updated Feb 6, 2003

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    If you like Greek food the Poseidon in definively a place to go. But attention: Probably the food is too fat if you're not used to eat fat food!
    The restaurant is very nice, most times the service is friendly ;-) and it's a good idea to book seats.

    Favorite Dish: I love the starter plate. It's also possible to get asmall one which is not on the card, just ask for it. Also Kritaraki, a dish of small noodles looking like rice and tasting differnet than normal pasta, with mince meat and a good tomato sauce is one of my favourite dishes there - and it's not as fatty as other things there. Prices are average between € 8 and € 15.

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Korschenbroich Local Customs

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    Unges Pengste

    by elbe Updated Feb 5, 2003

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    The biggest event is "Unges Pengste" a kind of fair on Whitsuntide-weekend in the main part of Korschenbroich. It starts on Saturday and lasts until Tuesday. From Saturday to Wednesday every evening there is party with live bands in a huge tent on the Matthias-Hoeren-Platz close to the center of main Korschenbroich. And in the daytime from Saturday to Tuesday there are several processions of the "riflemen"-groups of the town. On Monday and Wednesday evening the two "riflemen-kings" (Schützenkönig) and their groups go to the tent with their wifes in a procession, the women are wearing evening dresses and people are standing along the street watching them. Sounds crazy, hmm? :-)
    You find more about it on: http://www.stkatharina.de/ungespengste/kea.html

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Korschenbroich What to Pack

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    German weather

    by elbe Updated Feb 7, 2003

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: For going out in Korschenbroich you don't need special clothes. You just have the opportunity to eat in a restaurant and so wear what you like.

    Miscellaneous: The German weather is always good for surprises. It can be very cold and rainy in the summertime but it's also possible that you can wear t-shirt and shorts in April or May. So don't forget your umbrella and at least one warm pullover and one pair of long trousers (or buy it in Germany in case you need it).

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Korschenbroich Sports & Outdoors

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    Slope

    by elbe Updated Feb 10, 2003

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    Close to Korschenbroich you find Allrounder Winter World in Neuss. It is Europe’s largest and Germany’s first indoor winter sports area. The slope is 300 m long and 60 m wide.
    One hour costs € 15, but from 8 to 12 p.m. you get four hours entrance for € 20 altogether. You also have to pay a collateral fee of € 7 for the entrance card.
    If you just want to do aprés ski: you have free admission to the gastronomic establishments.
    Opening times: every day from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Catering: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    It's okay if you won't get out of training but nothing is better than skiing on a glacier slope ;-)

    Equipment: You can borrow ski (€ 6), snowboards (€ 6), shoes (€ 4), trousers (€ 7) and jackets (€ 7) for a fee. So you don't need to bring your own equipment. But the snowboards are not that good nevertheless I would give you the advice not to bring your own because the slope sometimes (especially in the afternoon and evening) is very frosted and you can demolish your board.

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Korschenbroich Favorites

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    PRINZ edition

    by elbe Written Feb 12, 2003

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    Favorite thing: Korschenbroich is very close to Mönchengladbach and also to Düsseldorf. And as there's no nightlife in Korschenbroich you should go to one of the two cities named above if you want to go out. If you would like to know where to go for a good party, a concert, an exhibition or what's played in the theatre of the city you are, buy the latest PRINZ. In this magazine you find nearly everything about many cities or areas in Germany. If you are in Korschenbroich the Düsseldorf-issue would be most interesting for you, but don't forget that the most tips are located in Düsseldorf! Issues are also offerd for following cities/ ares: Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Dresden, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Munich, Nürnberg, Ruhrgebiet, Stuttgart

    Cheaper (exactly for free) is the Mönchengladbacher Stadtmagazin. You get it in shops like the Mayerische Buchhandlung at the Theatergalerie or restaurants like the Sukhothai and the Café Trotzdem. Most of the tips are just for Mönchengladbach and Krefeld.

    Fondest memory: Here's the link for the Düsseldorf issue of the PRINZ:
    http://www.prinz.de/stadt/duesseldorf/index.php
    and here the one for the Stadtmagazin:http://www.stadtmagazin.de/

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    Bolten brewery

    by elbe Updated Feb 7, 2003

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    Favorite thing: The Bolten Brewery is the oldest Altbier brewery of the world. Heinrich der Brauer (the brewer) got the right to brew beer at the Kraushof in Korschenbroich in the year 1266 by the lordships of Myllendonk. Until then beer was brewed in the building today known as the Bolten Brauerei.
    You can book a guided tour with one of the brewery-masters through the brewery which lasts 1,5 hours. Afterwards it's possible to taste the different beers and take a snack in the "Hopfenstube". The afternoon ends at 18 o'clock.

    Fondest memory: From Monday to Thursday you can visit the brewery fom 14 o'clock on. Groups should be at least 20, max. 50 persons.
    You have to pay € 10 for one person/ at least € 200. You can book a guided tour at 0049 (0) 21 61 / 61 79 00, from Mo to Fr, between 8 to 17 o'clock.

    For more information look at
    www.bolten-bier.de/

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