Germany is considered one of the most popular holiday destination which is famous for its beautiful scenic castles and impressive culture. It is a country full of exciting markets, picture-perfect towns and deep adventurous forests. Germany offers a wide range of world-class museums that provides you a magical experience during the Christmas holidays.
Narrowing down your list of travel destinations to just a few best places in German is not a piece of cake. Yet, we have come up with a list of stunning places of Deutschland that will not only provide you a taste of quirky side of German culture but will also make you wonder why have not you visited Germany earlier.
Munich: the capital of beer
Munich is a cosmopolitan German city which is full of bars, churches, and museums. It has beautiful beer gardens known as cellars. Oktoberfest is the world- largest beer festival celebrated during the autumn season in Munich with oomph bands and original beer from the barrel. Glockenspiel is the 100-year-old town hall of Munich that entertains people with their historical stories. It has an observation deck of 85 cm and a Munich restaurant in its cellar. Munich is also famous for the Deutsches Museum which has some of the finest architectural monuments and science exhibitions.
Berlin: City of paradise
Berlin is a cultural city with a mixture of art, fashion, music, design, and architect along with wonderful restaurants, galleries, and museums. Enjoy the vibrant lights of some of the wildest clubs in Berlin. Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, Opera house and Cathedral signifies the period of German reunification during the days of the Berlin Wall. Not only this, the Jewish Museum, UNESCO World Heritage site Museum, and the Berlin Wall Trail are some of the popular destination sites in Berlin.
Cologne: Germany’s carnival capital
Cologne is an epitome of Gothic architecture containing the world’s oldest large scale sculpture, the Ottonian Gero Cross along with a famous window created by Gerhard Richter. It is the fourth largest city in Germany with a plethora of exotic sites such as the Hohenzollern Bridge, Kölner Dom, the Altstadt, the Belgian Quarter, Heumarkt square and many more. Cologne is the home to the Chocolate Museum having 2000 exhibits and a high chocolate fountain defining 3000 years of chocolate history.
Augsberg: Heart of European trade
Augsberg is the oldest city in Bavaria, German which was founded by the Romans in the 15th century. This city is popular for the European Trade along with its diverse architecture and historical background. Some of the exotic places to visit in Augsberg are St. Mary’s cathedral, Sankt Ulrich und Afra abbey, and Augsburger Town Hall. The Fuggerhaüser and the Fuggerei are the main witnesses of the banking family.
Hamburg: Best nightlife in Europe
Hamburg is the second-largest metropolis that is nested on the River Elbe and is well known for its rich greenery spaces, synchronized bridges, and treasure packed historical architect. The mesmerizing Town Hall is the masterpiece of Neo-Renaissance culture. There are many exotic restaurants situated near the river bank which represents the world-class history and art of German culture. Hafen city is known for the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg concert which is designed by famous architects Herzog & de Meuron. Not only this, Speicherstadt is the biggest warehouse district built with Neo-Gothic brick building style on oak piles.
Heidelberg: Center for German Romanticism
Heidelberg is a magical city which is located in southwest Germany. It is the main source of inspiration for hundreds of painters, writers, poets, and philosophers. Mark Twain spent a major part of his life completing the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Heidelberg has beautiful Alte Brücke bridge alongside the river Neckar. This city has the world-class University of Heidelberg which is one of the top universities in the world. The two-kilometer pathway from Neunheim through Alte Brücke is known as the Road of Philosophers.
The Mosel Valley: Germany’s wine treasure
The Mosel Valley is regarded as a magnificent valley with a number of fairytale castles along with picturesque terraced vineyards. It is Germany’s most staggering site which symbolizes the true taste of German culture along with wine tasting. The Mosel Valley includes some of the most enchanting sites including the sleepy village of Beilstein, Roman city of Trier known as Cochem, and the elegant Art Nouveau town of Traben-Trarbach.