Cullman is the county seat of the county with the same name - Cullman County from Alabama, in the United States of America. According to recent statistics, Cullman has a population of approximately 15.000 people and an area of almost 20 squared miles. Before the European settlement, Cullman was the area inhabited by the Cherokee Indians. The town was established by Colonel John G. Cullmann, a German refugee established in the United States of America in 1865. Colonel Cullman established in this place a German immigrants colony. In present times, Cullman is sister city to a German town named Frankweiler. The city is the home of internationally known actor Channing Tatum. If you plan to see sunny Alabama, do not miss this town either.
Top Attractions within Cullman
Ave Maria Groto is a great park from Cullman. In the middle of the nature, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a Benedictine monk from an abbey in the area created 125 reproductions of famous buildings and shrines. Brother Joseph recreated the Statue of Liberty and many religious sites from the United States of America. His great work can be admired in this wonderful place in Cullman.
Third Street Promenade is the ultimate shopping experience you can have in Cullman. The street is filled with artisans from all over the South who sell a large variety of hand made decorations for homes. Third Street Promenade is also a good place to admire the great architecture of the city, the old buildings and one beautiful square of the town.
Cullman County Museum displays modern exhibitions related to the rich German culture on which the city is based. You can admire here memorabilia of the first families that settled here, old photographs and tools used to work around the house after the middle of the 19th century.