448 Route 56. CLEVE. From Cologne
17 M. Wychen, with an old chateau, rebuilt after a fire in 1906. —
The train crosses the Meuse. 24 M. Bavesteins 231/o M. Berchem;
26M. Osch, the chief place for the manufacture of mar rine, which
is mostly exporte d to England; 29 M. Nuland- Geffen ; 34 M. Ros-
malen. — 38 M. ’S Hertogenbosch, see p. 435.
The last stations are Helvoirt and Udenhout.
D1 1/2 M. Tilburg, see p. 455
56. From Cologne to Amsterdam and Rotterdam
(Hook: of Holland) via Cleve and Nymwegen.
154 or 164M. Exp
(fares 12 , 9 # 1
from Cologne to Nymwegen, 911/ aa in 23/3 hrs.
-, 6 #); to (454 M.) Amsterdam in 5- Bl/s hrs. (20 .4 70,
); to (16a M.) Rotterdam in 43/s-51/2 hrs. (22 , 15 #90 p.,
an Railway to Cleve; thence Dutch Railway. Dutch custom-
house at Nymwegen; German at Cranenburg.
cote see Baedeker's Rhine. — Thence to Cleve, express in
1/,hrs., vid Neuss, Crefeld, and Goch. At Goch a line (on which
express-trains between Berlin and London via Flushing run;
t. 36b Pyare for Gennep, Beugen(p. 454), Uden, Veghel (p. 464),
and (621/, M., in 43/,-2 hrs.) Boxtel (p. 455).
TA1/5 M. ee — Hotels, all with gardens. Hérex Kuruavs, on the
W. side of the town, at the Tierg garten, 60 R. at Ql/2-4, B. 11/4, D. 3-31/2,
S.2 #4; Maxwatp, to the S. of the t wn, in the N Tassauer Allee, 100 R. at 3,
B. 1, D. 3 #, both first-class. — HOTEL Strrum, HOTEL ROBBERS, with
beer restaurant, both by Bae Tiergarten; Loocx, ppponite the pos st-office,
20 R. at 2-21/4, B. 3/4, D. 21/2 A; HoLtzem, near the castle e, 30 R. at 2-3,
Bee: 2"/o Ms Bite ee Hor, near the station.
ee Dutch Kleef, once the capital of a duchy of that name,
with 17,000 inhab. and some chalybeate springs, is charmingly
situated on the slope of a hill which forms part of a wooded range,
and is much frequented as a summer-residence by Dutch families.
In the Emmericher Strasse, which leads from the railway station
to the town, is the Lohengrin Monument, erected to commemorate
the legend of the Knight of the Swan, the scene of which is laid
at Cleve. — On an eminence in the middle of the town rises the
old Schloss or Schwanenburg (the court of which contains a Roman
altar found in the neig hbourhood), now occupied by law-courts and
a prison (restoration projected). In front of it rises a modern mon-
ument to John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, who took pos-
session of the Duchy of Cleve in 1609. Extensive views areobtained
from the terrace in front of the Schloss and from the Schwanenturm
(Cswan’s tower’; 184 ft. high), erected in 1493. — In the Kleine
Markt rises a monument to the Great Elector, by Jennen and
Breuer (1909). The Gothic Stiftskirche, a brick edifice of 1344- 56,
contains several monuments of Counts and Dukes of Cleve.
To the S.E. lies the Prinsenhof, built in 1664 by Maurice of
Nassau-Siegen, when stadtholder of the duchy of Cleve. — By
following the linden avenue named the Nassauer Allee and turning
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