Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle – Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle – Germany

Set amid magnificent mountain scenery on the shores of the Schwansee (Swan Lake), the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle was built in …

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Würzburg Residence – Germany

Würzburg Residence – Germany

A masterpiece of German Rococo, the Residence was commissioned by two prince-bishops, the brothers Johann Philipp Franz and Friedrich Karl …

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Heidelberg Castle – Germany

Heidelberg Castle – Germany

Towering over the city, this majestic red sandstone structure is a vast residential complex that was built between the 12th …

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Cologne Cathedral – Germany

Cologne Cathedral – Germany

The history of Germany’s greatest Gothic cathedral is unusually long and complicated. The foundation stone of the present cathedral was …

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Bremen Town Hall – Germany

Bremen Town Hall – Germany

A brick facade in the style of the Weser Renaissance makes Bremen Town Hall one of the northernmost Renaissance masterpieces …

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Mini Guide – Autumn in Bavaria

Mini Guide – Autumn in Bavaria

Visitors flock to Munich for Oktoberfest, but those who spread their wings a little further find medieval villages, forests of …

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The Real Deal

The Real Deal

Traditional-style Christmas markets can be found all over, but for an authentic experience seek out the best of the German …

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Germany: Culture, History And Entertainment

Germany: Culture, History And Entertainment

Located in North Germany, Worpswede is a charming small town tucked away in the countryside. More precisely, it is situated …

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Munich at its Best

Munich at its Best

Small-Town Charm and Free-Flowing Beer Despite its population of 1.4 mil­lion, Munich (or “München,” as it’s called in German) feels …

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Berlin Wall, Germany

Berlin Wall, Germany

Get orientated – It started in 1961, with rolls of barbed wire dividing the streets. But Die Berliner Mauer – …

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