Car Hire Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg is an urban district and the sixth largest major city in the Lower Saxony area in the North of Germany. It is located on the river Aller northeast of Brunswick. Wolfsburg is famous as the main headquarters of the Volkswagen AG and was one of the few German cities built during the first half of the 20th century. In 1972 the population first exceeded the mark of 100.000 which made Wolfsburg a large city. In 1302 the castle Wolfsburg was first mentioned in a document as the domicile of the noble lineage of Bartensleben. During World War II, there were also military cars, aeroplanes and other military equipment built, mainly by forced workers and POWs at these factories. Wolfsburg has many attractions, venues and restaurants, where visitors can spend their free time.
Top Attractions Within Wolfsburg
The Autostadt in Wolfsburg attracts around 2 million visitors each year. It is very popular because of the ultra modern architecture it features in each building. Extensive use is made of water and vegetation between the pavilions and mounds of earth covered in grass are located in the grounds. If visitors want to enter and drive on the small track, they have to show their driver's licence. There is a mini track for children, where they can drive small electric cars in the form of Volkswagen Beetles.
The Phaeno Science Centre is an interactive science centre in Wolfsburg, completed in 2005. Phaeno arose from progressive urban planning by the City of Wolfsburg. The building effectively stands on concrete stilts allowing visitors to the Autostadt to pass through without having to interfere with the workings of the building. The underside of Phaeno is illuminated and the stilts are too.
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg is an art museum that is also a centre for teaching modern and contemporary art. When talking about the museum, there are four aspects: modernity, urbanity, internationality and quality. The museum provides exhibits for a broad audience, since there are both temporary and permanent exhibition.