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Muenster is a prosperous city of history and culture with sites to see and an abundance of activities to enjoy.

Muenster is the cultural centre of the region. Münster was the siteof the Anabaptist rebellion and the site of the signing of the Treaty of Westphalia ending the Thirty Years' War in 1648. Today it is known as the bicycle capital of Germany. The University of Münster was established in 1780. Now a major European centre for excellence in education and research. St. Paul's Cathedral, built in the 13th century in a mixture of late Romanesque and early Gothic styles. St Lambert's Church (1375), with three cages hanging from its tower. In 1535 these cages were used to display the corpses of the leaders of the Münster Rebellion, who promoted polygamy and renunciation of all property.
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