Bielefeld is a city in the North Rhine–Westphalia Land state of north-western Germany. It lies on the northern edge of the hilly Teutoburg Forest. Medieval buildings in the community include the Altstädter Nicolai Church, the St. Jodokus Church, and the Gothic Crüwell House from 1530. The city has a concert hall, an opera house, a playhouse, and a gallery of modern art. There are also farmhouse and playing-card museums. The city is also the seat of Bielefeld University.
Bielefeld’s most important industries include electrical engineering, publishing, and the production of machinery, paper products, clothing, and foodstuffs. Bielefeld is home to a significant number of international companies, including Dr. Oetker, Gildemeister, and Schüco. There are many choices throughout the town for serviced office space.
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The Castle and Fortress Sparrenberg is a restored fortress located in the Bielefeld-Mitte district of Bielefeld, Germany. This castle is situated in the Teutoburg Forest and towers 60 m (197 ft) above the city centre. The Sparrenburg is an iconic Bielefeld landmark. In Germany the dining menus have an emphasis on meat. There is a wide selection of international restaurants, such as Chinese, Greek and Turkish, found throughout the country, even in the smaller towns and villages. Specialities in Germany include Bratwurst (grilled sausage), Eisbein mit sauerkraut (leg of pork) and mashed potatoes, Schwäbische maultaschen (a large savoury ravioli from Stuttgart), Eierpfannkuchen (pancakes), and Schwarzwälder kirschtorte (Black Forest gateau).
Bielefeld has a small airstrip, Flugplatz Bielefeld, in the Senne district. However, the area is mainly served by the two larger airports nearby, Paderborn Lippstadt Airport and Münster Osnabrück International Airport. Two major autobahns, the A 2 and A 33, intersect in the south-east of Bielefeld. The Ostwestfalendamm expressway naturally connects the two parts of the city that are divided by the Teutoburg Forest. The main railway station is part of the German ICE high-speed railroad system. Bielefeld offers a well-developed public transport system. It has a rapid transit system with four major lines and regional trains connecting different parts of the city with nearby counties. Buses also run throughout the entire vicinity.