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(36) - Ulm (D) + New-Ulm (D) on the Danube (Donau)

Ulm (Donau):

Town and borough in the federal land of Baden Württemberg, Germany; situated halfway between Stuttgart and Munich near junction of motorways A7 and A8.

Inhabitants: 110.000
479 m above sealevel

Highest churchtower in the world: 162 m

Kfz.-Kennzeichen: UL
Postal code: D-89073


Neu-Ulm:

Town and borough in the federal land of Bavaria, Germany; situated opposite Ulm.

Kfz.-Kennzeichen: NU
Postal code: D-89231

BK 2002

 

Ulm (D) / Neu Ulm (D):

overview: map

  Ulm (D):

Let's start with a tourist view for a change: the scenic historic town-centre of Ulm, just 300 yards from the border.

   Ulm (D):

View from Ulm towards the other side of the river (New-Ulm), on the right the building called 'Donaucenter', in the background the Herdbrücke (bridge).

(Donauschwabenufer)

Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D)  Ulm (D):

In the middle of the built-up area: Ulm becomes New-Ulm and vv.
Municipal border, but also province and federal state (Länder-) border: Baden-Wuerttemberg state meets Bavaria.

 Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D)  Ulm (D):

View from Ulm towards the other side of the river (New-Ulm) in Bavaria.

(Donauschwabenufer)

 Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D)  Ulm (D):

View from Ulm towards the other side of the river (New-Ulm), on the left the Donaucenter, and next to it some living-houses along the Jahnufer.

Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D) Ulm (D):

View from Ulm towards the other side of the river (New-Ulm), with the hospital Donauklink and Edwin-Scharff-Building on the Bavarian river-bank.

(Donauschwabenufer)

Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D) Neu- Ulm (D):

Arrival on the Bavarian side: welcome to New-Ulm. Coat of arms of the Free State of Bavaria next to official town-plate. The 'Donau (shopping) centre' in the background.

(Marienstrasse)

 Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D)  Neu-Ulm (D):

The Bavarian side even has its own daily newspaper...

 Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D)  Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D)

View towards the historic town-centre of Ulm in Baden-Württemberg seen from the Neu-Ulm (=Bavarian) side.

Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D) Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D):

On the border town bridge direction Ulm: the historic 'Reichenauer Hof' in Ulm.

Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D) Ulm (D) / Neu-Ulm (D)

In the foreground the "Kleine-Donau" (="Little Danube") behind the island is the 'real' river Danube, the houses in the background are situated in Ulm, the island to the right still in Bavaria.

Ulm (D):

View of the town-bridge (river Danube) back to Ulm, on the right the Reichenauer Hof building.
(Herdbrücke / Donaustrasse)


(c) Text by BK / April 2003

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