Germany is world famous as land of Ideas and thinkers. It is also known to the world for engineering and manufacturing. The country offers free university education to Europeans and to non-Europeans as well. But lesser known fact is that one-third of the country is still covered in forests and woodlands. Germany has landscapes that are beautiful, charming and bewitching. The country has an impressive culture and endless travel opportunities that are lesser explored. It’s a land with deep forests, fairy-tale castles, and picture-perfect towns, most beautiful Christmas Markets and excellent beer. So now you must be wondering that why in the world you haven’t visited this place earlier?
This article offers you the 8 Beautiful places to visit in Germany
8 Beautiful Places to Visit in Germany
1. Hamburg – It has all, from fascinating historical architecture to remarkable futuristic buildings to some of the best nightlife. Fine dining restaurants along the riverbank, museums with world-class art, and beautiful Town Hall.
2. Dresden – Dresden is the capital city of Saxony. It has a wealth of architectural riches such as the Zwinger Palace, Brühl’s Terrace, stately Dresden Frauenkirche and a Lutheran church. Dresden is a treasure of scenic locations and glorious green areas. In addition it has the charming Altstadt, with the city’s landmarks. It is also known by the name of German jewel box city with lovely spots such as the charming Baroque Quarter and eye-catching baroque houses and the Großer Garten – Dresden’s delightful park.
3. Munich – It is Bavaria’s capital city. It is one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the country. Oktoberfest has made it world-famous, Apart from local beer culture the city has a lot more to offer. It is full of magnificent architecture, museums, castles, and lovely parks.
The city is full of sightseeing, shopping, fine dining, and entertainment. Most popular attractions are the Marienplatz, the Deutsches Museum also called as the world’s largest technological museum, the Hofbrauhaus brewery known for state-of-the-art brewing and the stunning Englischer Garten (English Garden).
4. Bamberg – The characterful Bavarian town of Bamberg is built on seven hills. It is often referred to as the Rome of Franconia. It has a UNESCO-protected Altstadt full of cobblestone streets, beautifully preserved half-timber structures, and elaborate mansions, and it also has a famous beer culture. Another major attraction is the brightly painted fishermen’s houses along the Regnitz river, the City Hall and its ancient cathedral adds to its beauty.
5. Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate – It was built for King Frederick William II in the eighteenth century in Berlin’s Mitte district. This monumental sandstone Brandenburg Gate was the city’s first Neo-classical structure. One of the finest pieces of architecture, I think one must go and see it with their own eyes.
6. Cologne Cathedral – The towering Cologne Cathedral also known by the name of Kölner Dom. This is the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Mary is Cologne’s most impressive landmark. It is situated on lines of the Rhine River. This High Gothic architectural masterpiece is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe.
7. The Rhine Valley – The Rhine River is the most important waterway of Europe and also the most beautiful. This magnificent river stretches from Switzerland to the Netherlands through Germany. The lovely Upper Middle Rhine Valley is designated as UNESCO World heritage Site which is the most popular spot for tourists. This location has more than 40 castles and some picturesque medieval towns that can be explored by river cruise or by car.
8. The Island of Rügen – This is the largest and most beautiful of the German Baltic islands. The mainland town of Stralsund is linked to this island by a causeway. The island has a treasure of beautiful diverse landscapes from flat farmlands and forest-covered hills to lagoons, lovely peninsulas, and sandy beaches.