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Top 10 Places to visit in Germany

Munich, Germany

In Munich, it’s the mix that makes the message. Old meets new, past meets present and future, the modern blends harmoniously with the traditional, bits and bytes with beer, business and leisure. For the visitor, there is never any shortage of sights to see or activities to engage in. All major sights are at walking distance from each other. As for the Alps, they are at a stone’s throw and attract day-trippers all year round

Berlin, Germany

Berlin – Shaped by its moving history and the rapid and radical changes of the last two decades, the city today exerts a quite unique fascination. Over twenty years following the fall of the Berlin wall and the re-establishment of a united Germany, the city has created itself as a young, dynamic and cosmopolitan metropolis in the heart of Europe

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Gothic Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as an homage to Richard Wagner. The palace was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive king, but it was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886.

Hohenzollern, Germany

The Hohenzollern Castle rises majestically on the mountain peak of the Swabian Alb. Its bastions offer a breathtaking panorama over the countryside. After 1952 the splendid halls and rooms have been furnished by Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1907-1994) with valuable works of art pertaining to the history of Prussia`s kings and Germany’s emperors.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, With its splendid location and charming medieval atmosphere, hardly any other town is able to captivate its visitors in quite the same way as Rothenburg. A walk through this small town is an unforgettable encounter with bygone centuries. An imperial castle dating back to 1142 represents the beginning of the town.

Black Forest, Germany

The Black Forest is a wooded mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany. There are many old towns in the Black Forest. Popular tourist destinations such as Freiburg and he Triberg Waterfalls, not the highest, but the most famous waterfalls in Germany. The German Clock Museum in Furtwangen shows the history of the clock industry and of watchmakers. Black Forest ham originated from this region, and so, by name and reputation at least, did the Black Forest Cake. It also is known as the “Black Forest Cherry Cake”

Lake Königssee, Germany

The Königssee is a natural lake in the extreme southeast Berchtesgadener Land district of the German state of Bavaria, near the Austrian border. Most of the lake is within the Berchtesgaden National Park. St. Bartholomä, a famous pilgrimage church with an inn nearby, is located on a peninsula about halfway down the western lake shore. As there is no lakeside path on the steep shore of the Königssee, St. Bartholomä and the southern edge can only be reached by boat or via hiking trails up the surrounding mountains

Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg is in Upper Franconia, a region in Bavaria,Germany. For its historical architecture and preserved heritage, the whole town of Bamberg is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. There is so much to discover in and around Bamberg: Numerous buildings full of medieval charm mixed in with baroque architecture, culture, music, cafés, pubs and all sorts of experiences are all part of this unique ensemble of an old town.

Mainau, Germany

Mainau is an island in Lake Constance (on the south shore of the Überlinger See near the city of Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg,Germany). It is maintained as a garden island and a model of excellent environmental practices. The island belongs to the Lennart Bernadotte-Stiftung (The Lennart Bernadotte Foundation), an entity created by the late Lennart, Count Bernadotte af Wisborg, formerly a Prince of Sweden and Duke of Småland.

Trier, Germany

Trier in the Rhineland-Palatinate, is Germany’s oldest city, dating back to Roman times, founded in or before 16 BC, it houses the oldest seat of a Christian bishop north of the Alps as well as having the honour to say The Archbishop was one of the seven electors of the Holy Roman Empire. This honour goes some way to explain the great architecture that is scattered throughout the city.

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