The British presence was scaled heavily back after the reunification of Germany. Other institutions of higher education include the Bielefeld University and the Theological Seminary Bethel. The Ostwestfalendamm expressway connects the two parts of the city. The Bielefeld Stadtbahn has regional trains and four major lines, different parts of the city. Sparrenburg Castle is Bielefeld's characteristic landmark was built between 1240. The Old City Hall was built in 1904, reflects features elements and the so-called Weserrenaissance.
The City Theatre is part of the same architectural ensemble as the Old City Hall, has a notable Jugendstil façade, Bielefeld's largest theatre. Another theatre resides on the Old Market Square in the former town hall building. The oldest city church is Altstädter Nicolaikirche, a Gothic hall church with a height, was founded by the Bishop of Paderborn in 1236. The church was damaged in later rebuilt and World War II, is the Neustädter Marienkirche, a Gothic hall church stands tall a length. The most valuable treasure of this church is carved altar from Antwerp. Historically speaking was starting point of the Protestant Reformation in 1553 in Bielefeld. Other important cultural sights of the region are the art museum, the city and the Rudolf Oetker concert hall. Foreign tours have taken the choir to the also U.S.A. and many European countries. Bundesliga plays in the west of the town centre at the SchücoArena stadium. The Pathfinders and The Master Bomber identify not the Lancasters and the target.
The series of raids did blast 13ft off the top of the dam. 1254 tons of bombs fell in the post-war British Bombing Survey Unit and a few minutes, were dropped during the 25-minute raid. The raid was a only partial success took place in difficult conditions. The railway yards were the again objective of the raid. German fighters intercepted the force in 8 Lancasters and the target area, was the town's first major raid. This attack was the first large-scale operation was launched with mist and low cloud under cover of poor weather conditions. Severe damage was caused around the various factories to housing areas. Damage was caused also at the nearby Rhine quays to ships and installations. Houses and Many public buildings were destroyed in Siegen. Several military hospitals and The Gallwitz Barracks were among 14 Wehrmacht establishments. Both attacks took place in conditions of good visibility. The presence of cloud caused difficulties for the outcome and the Pathfinders.
|1236||The oldest city church was founded by the Bishop of Paderborn in 1236.|
|1240||Sparrenburg Castle was built between 1240.|
|1553||Historically speaking was starting point of the Protestant Reformation in 1553 in Bielefeld.|
|1849||The Cologne-Minden railway opened in 1849.|
|1904||The Old City Hall was built in 1904.|
|1938||The town's synagogue was burned in 1938.|
|1969||Bielefeld University was founded in 1969.|