World Tour, or traveling around the world. Although the sights in Germany is still relatively little known or understood by foreigners compared some other European countries such as Italy, France, the United Kingdom and Spain. But since reunification, Germany has gained a higher profile as a tourist destination in Europe. Most popular tourist destinations in Germany are Berlin, one of the most charming capital cities in Europe. Many other major cities in Germany which has a proud history as an independent city state, or as the royal capital in their own country.
Here’s a list of 10 attractions in Germany are the most popular:
1. The Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate is the city’s only gate surviving from Berlin and symbolizes the reunification of East and West Berlin. Built in the 18th century Brandenburg Gate, including the Unter den Linden. The highway is very prominent with the characteristic tree of linden, who once led the Prussian King directly. This place is considered one of the attractions of Germany’s most famous in Europe.
2. The Holstentor
The Holstentor was one of the two remaining city gates of the city of Lübeck. Built in 1464, the gate is now serving as a museum and tourist attractions in Germany. The Holstentor have uniqueness in architecture, because the two round arched entrance tower was considered the symbol of the city of Lübeck. Along with the old city center (Altstadt) of Lübeck is one of the main attractions in Germany.
Oktoberfest in Munich is the largest festival in the world with more than 6 million visitors annually. Despite the name, Oktoberfest began in late September to the first week of October. This Festival has become an important part of Bavarian culture, the festival has been held since 1810. Visitors can enjoy a range of traditional beers such as Hendl, Schweinebraten, Würstl, Knödel and a large number of other Germany beer with affordable rates. That’s why this place became one of the tourist attractions in Germany are the most popular.
4. Church of our Lady
Located in the city of Dresden, the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran Church that was completely destroyed during World War II. The Church was reconstructed using the original plan from the year 1720 ‘s and reopened in 2005. The city of Coventry, which is created by the Luftwaffe contributed the golden cross for the dome of the Church. Since this place is reopened, the Frauenkirche has become a tourist attraction which is very popular in Dresden. In 2009 the Church was visited by President Barack Obama, and and become one of the tourist attractions in Germany.
5. Cliffs of Rügen
Cliffs of Rügen is a cliff located in the Jasmund on Rügen Island Northeast. This cliff face constant erosion of the limestone cliffs Tower high above the Baltic Sea. This Cliff has a high 118 meters (387 ft), and the Königsstuhl (King’s Chair) is the most magnificent of these cliffs. The forest that remains natural and never interrupted behind the cliff is also part of the National Park and become tourist attractions in Germany are quite popular.
Neuschwanstein is located on a steep hill near Füssen in Southwest Bavaria. This place was the inspiration for the sleeping Princess in the Palace grounds. The castle was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria declared insane when the fortress was almost completed in 1886 and was found dead a few days later. Neuschwanstein is the most photographed building in the country and one of the most popular attractions in Germany.
7. Old City of Heidelberg
Located in the Valley of the Neckar River, Heidelberg is one of the tourist attractions in Germany are the most popular. During World War II, the city was almost completely spared by Allied bombing which destroyed most of the other big cities in Germany. Therefore, Heidelberg has maintained the charm of the narrow alleys, beautiful houses and the castle of Heidelberg.
8. Cologne Cathedral
It is the largest Gothic Cathedral in Germany, Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) has become the most famous symbol of Cologne during the centuries and become a Destination attractions in Germany. Construction of Cologne Cathedral was started in 1248 and take interruptions, more than 600 years to complete. The Cathedral was dedicated to Saints Peter and Mary and was the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Cologne.
This historic city is located near the meeting point of the borders of Austria, Germany and Switzerland in the eastern part of Lake Constance (Bodensee). The city is connected to the Mainland by bridges and a train and has a population of about 3000 inhabitants. Filled with medieval buildings and half-timbered, Lindau became became attractions in Germany are quite popular.
10. Romantic Rhine
Romantic Rhine is the most famous part of the city. The Rhine carves path in this city through the vineyard-covered it with countless castles and ruins of the city’s historical heritage. The River was an important trade route to Central Europe since ancient times and a number of small towns that have sprouted along the banks. These cities are restricted in size, many of the older cities in this place which still retains the shape of the original building still remains, so this place is worth a keep one of the tourist attractions in Germany which has a long history.