There are too many good places to visit in Germany, but there are top 10 places here that if you miss them and go home, your mum is not going to recognize you as her kid anymore. That serious? YES!
- Berlin – Visit the Berlin Wall and world-class museums by day and bustling bars, pubs and clubs by night
- Munich – Bavaria’s beautiful capital city famous with Oktoberfest and the gateway to the Alps
- Frankfurt – Germany’s leading financial center and site of numerous world-class museums and theaters
- Cologne – Visit its magnificent Dom (cathedral), which dominates the city skyline
- Stuttgart – Beautifully set in the Swabian Mountains and at the edge of the Black Forest it is the home of Mercedes Benz.
- Hamburg – famous harbor city with liberal and tolerant culture as well as vibrant eclectic bar and pub scene
- Dresden – Explore the treasures and grand buildings of this baroque beauty bisected by the majestic Elbe River.
- Bremen – Savour the relax spirit of this ‘metropolis in miniature’ with its lovely red-brick and Art Nouveau architecture and sizzling alternative nightlife
- Bamberg – Sample stellar local brews and admire fabulous architecture as you stroll through this delightful UNESCO World Heritage city
- Dusseldorf – Germany’s capital of fashion, the capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia offers a wide scale of fascinating new architecture and vivacious nightlife
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Germany map – attractions
A fairytale winter at Neuschwanstein castle. Built and designed by Ludwig the second. The castle was begun in 1869 and never finished.
Baden-Baden is a town in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. The German word ‘Baden’ translates as ‘to bathbathe’.
Behind the Berlin Wall lies the significant history of German reunification
Cathedral of Cologne and Hohenzollern bridge are two significant landmarks in Cologne, Germany
Clouds above, and reflected in, the still waters of Hintersee in the Bavarian Alps weave a memorable landscape.
Cologne Dom interior was magnificent. The cathedral was lucky enough to survive the bombings of WWII and in 1996 was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site
Docklands shows what a modern architecture should look, Hamburg, Germany
Hofkirche (left) and Rezidenzschloss at dusk from Theaterplatz.
Hohenzollern Castle is the Big Dipper above clouds
Lichtenstein Castle perched on a steep rock outcrop near Stuttgart. The castle was built from 1840 to 1841 by Duke Wihelm of Urach.
Moselschleise bei Bremm, a bend in the Moselle River
Reichstag is yet another splendid building in Berlin, Germany
Semperoper is the opera house of the Saxon State Opera Dresden (German Sachsische Staatsoper Dresden) and the concert hall of the Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden in Dresden, Germany
Sprinkenhof in Hamburg, Germany, absolutely reflects Brick Expressionism (a specific variant of expressionist architecture that uses bricks, tiles or clinker bricks as the main visible building material)
The Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) is a former city gate and one of the main symbols of Berlin and Germany. The view at night is an eye candy to tourists.
The breath-taking neo-baroque Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral) 1905, has been restored to its pre-WWII splendour
The onion-domed Saint Bartholoma chapel on the shores of Konigssee at the base of Mittelspitze (2713m) in the Bavarian Alps, Germany
The panorama of Frankfurt city from Frankfurt Main Tower observation deck with the Deutsche Bank Twin Towers dominating the skyline.
The Statue of Victoria is an addition to the Siegessaule, the Berlin Victory Column, to commemorate Prussian victories in the so-called unification wars
TV Tower adds colors to the skyline in Dusseldorf, Germany
Windeck castle ruin, near Buhl. This castle was built up in 1130 by the monastery of Lorsch (city near Weinheim), and was destroyed by french soldiers in 1674.