Welcome to Zenebach, a beautiful alpine city nestled in the heart of Neu Westfalen
Zenebach is the capital of the state of Zeddenick, and the third largest city in Neu Westfalen. A city of just over half a million inhabitants, it lies along the western spine of Neu Westfalen's alpine divide. located along the southern bank of Lake Evehalden, Zenebach has long been a magnet for international tourists.
Zenebach in Neu Westfalen, also shown is the capital Evelstadt.
The center of Zenebach is noteworthy for it's tall, but relatively compact, business district. This area houses the lion's-share of southern Neu Westfalen's financial headquarters, artistic/cultural institutions, luxury apartments & hotels, all boosted by the city's close proximity to the Evehalden Alps; a natural-playground renowned for it's ski-fields and adventure tourism. It is unique amongst Neu Westphalian cities, being the only inland center to boast a significant towering skyline. The centerpiece of which is the twisting Alverna Spire, a mixed-use building completed in 2010 which tops out at 403 meters (1322 feet); making it by far the tallest building in the country. Indeed this tower is unusually tall for Neu Westfalen, thanks largely to a combination of rapid, tourism-fueled growth and the limited horizontal space available in the narrow alpine valley upon which the city is located.
Voss Arena: This 15,000 seat arena is a newer addition to the city having been completed in 2010. The adjacent marina has existed since the city's founding in 1882 and serves as the largest mooring on the large alpine lake. Several smaller marinas have since sprung-up around the lake's inlet, reflecting a growth in the popularity of boating and water pursuits in the region.
An old park and church located next to Arena Zeddenick and it's training grounds. A large parking garage and adjacent light-rail also serve the stadium and sounding areas.
The old Germanic bridge still crosses the river that feeds the lake. It is a popular spot for tourists to take photos and 'selfies'.
Zenebach's city park is a significant area of greenery that serves as a relaxation/break spot for the busy employees of the surrounding downtown area. Underneath it lies the large parking complex of the Alverna Spire.
The city council building (with the blue, glass roof) sits parallel to the downtown marina.
The historic quarter is home to Zenebach's oldest church, musical and movie theaters. But still blends in seamlessly with downtown's newer structures.
Central park is a sprawling area surrounding a large natural lake, it also functions as a barrier between the noisy city center and the residential buildings on the opposite side. The city's main library can found just below it.
Some outer suburbs, small shops and manufacturing facilities.
(Below) The Zeddenick State parliament building (center, parallel to the river) and HSR terminus (the large blue glass building below it).
A small business and industrial zone on the other side of the river.
(Above) The city's outer limits. (Below) A polytechnic university and convention center. The park strip in the middle divides the apartment blocks from the suburban houses.
Zenebach University, sports facilities and surrounding dormitories.
A bridge spans the entrance to the lake inlet. The large forest acts as a wind-break between the (sometimes very cold) lake breezes and the inner-city. Likewise the sheltered beaches it creates become excellent summer bathing spots.
Some overviews of the city.
Zenebach at night, I will make some more night-time images at a later date too.
That's it for now, I hope you like Zenebach.