Germany tourist attractions – its main visiting card as a touristic destination.
Analyzing the majority of the articles existing already on this blog, I found that up to now, I have not recommended anything regarding Germany.
Germany, a European country with a developed tourist industry, which focuses mainly on cultural tourism. So, I decided that today to introduce you to a top 10 of the Germany tourist attractions.
But before this presentation, I wish to bring to your attention few subtle information opposite the existing tourism here. So, I thought maybe will be useful to know the fact that the tourism of Germany has progressively evolved after the Second World War.
The tourist objectives of here vary from rural destinations up to luxury hotels. Also, Germany began to enjoy the popularity, as a tourist destination, something later.
However, the popularity of its destinations has increased substantially during the last years.
Therefore, the top 10 of Germany tourist attractions is as follows:
10. The Rügen Cliffs
The Rügen cliffs are located in the national park in Jasmund, in the north-east part of the island of Rügen. Even if they are subject to constant erosion, the Rügen cliffs still rise above the Baltic Sea.
9. The romantic Rhine
The romantic Rhine is the most famous stretch of the river Rhine located between Koblenz and Bingen. What could be more romantic than a cruise on the Rhine?
Located in the city of Dresden, Frauenkirche (The Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran church which has been completely destroyed during the Second World War. It has been rebuilt on the basis of the original plans of the years 1720 and re-opened in 2005.
The historic city of Lindau is located at the meeting of the borders of the Austria, Germany, and Switzerland in the eastern part of the Lake Constance (Bodensee). Lindau has become a popular tourist attraction.
Oktoberfest, which is organized in the city of Munich, is the largest festival in the world, with over 6 million visitors annually. Despite its name, Oktoberfest starts at the end of September and lasts until the first weekend in October.
5. The Cologne Cathedral
Without the doubt, the largest Gothic cathedral in Germany, the dome of Cologne being the most famous symbol of the city, of many centuries. The construction began in the year 1248 and has lasted, with interruptions, more than 600 years.
The dome is dedicated to Saints Peter and Mary.
Holstentor is one of the two remaining gates of the city Lübeck. Constructed in the year 1464, the gate is used at present as a museum. Thanks to its circular towers and to the entry with archway, it is regarded as a symbol of the city.
3. The old town of Heidelberg
Located in the valley of the river Neckar, Heidelberg is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Germany. During the second world war, it has been spared almost entirely by the bombing of the allies, which have destroyed the majority of big cities in Germany.
2. The Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate is the only gate of the Berlin that has survived of the passage of time and symbolizes the reunification of the Berlin of the East and of the West. The gate is regarded as one of the most famous symbols of Europe.
The castle from stories, Neuschwanstein, is located on a hill near Fussen, in the southwest Bavaria. It served as inspiration for the Sleeping Beauty castles in the Disneyland parks. Neuschwanstein is the most photographed building in the country and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Germany.
End of the top 10 Germany tourist attractions!
For those who want to know more information about Germany, as a tourist destination, I invite them to consult the following link: http://www.germany.travel
These being said, I invite you to program your next holiday in Germany, which will surprise you in the most beautiful way possible!