Beautiful tourist spots, stunning nature, fascinating historical monuments, splendid forests and landscape and other more things are some of the exciting surprises that Germany has for its visitors and tourists. Germany is; from its north to the south; an architectural masterpiece. Germany has the ultimate right to boast about its picturesque areas, mountains slops, beaches, the German lifestyle and everything it has because everything deserves to be deemed ideal. Choose Germany as one of your next destinations; whether you are alone or with friends or even with your family, you can enjoy romance and history stories in these top 10 best cities to visit in Germany.
The largest city in Germany is Berlin the capital, a cosmopolitan city par excellence. Berlin satisfies those who are looking for a self-enhancing summer day. It’s rivers and lakes are what make the Berliners feel privileged and refreshed even during the hottest days of the year. It is also rich by its historical buildings that vary from traditional to modern. And what distinguishes the city from other cities in Germany are those prosperous sights which one can enjoy at the Brandenburg Gate which is absolutely not any gate, it is the gate to the history of an entire. Berlin is one of the first destinations for music and art lovers.
Frankfurt is the financial centre of Germany. Frankfurt has many astonishing skyscrapers. It is worldly known for its annual event; the International Book Conference in October, which is actually the largest exhibition of its kind in the world and which has many loyal visitors of books lovers. Frankfurt is also loved by many tourists for the museums it has, more than 13 museums. This has given it great cultural importance. The city’s most famous German playwright and novelist was Goethe’s; born in 1907; after who was named the University of Goethe that was built in 1914 and which is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.
Munich or home of the monks; is the capital of Bavaria and the gateway to the Alps, and one of the most beautiful green cities in Germany. Munich has a number of museums that look just extraordinary with their traditional architecture. This city witnesses the Festival of the October that attracts six million visitors and more annually. The city is well-known for its inhabitants’ love for football and music and theatre. It will take you two months to see and enjoy all its 61 theatres and 36 museums.
Cologne city is the fourth on this list because it is the fourth largest city in Germany and one of the largest cities in North Rhine-Westphalia. It was once one of the largest transport centres in Europe; on average there were about 8 trains every minute. The city has many national and regional television and radio companies. It has also Germany’s largest university which is Hagen. After New York City, it has the biggest number of galleries in the world. Thanks to the Catholic Church Cologne has been awarded the title of the holy city. It has the world’s largest bell in the tower of Cologne Cathedral; the bell got a name which is Peter; weighing about 24 tons.
Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany it is located in the northern part of the city. Its amazing harbour is the second largest port in Europe and one of the largest ports in the world. The city of Hamburg today is the main transport centre in northern Germany and is distinguished by the many waterways it has, so it is called Venice North.
Heidelberg is one of the few German cities to be destroyed in World War II, giving it a special charm and a beautiful aesthetic appearance, its narrow cobblestone streets, the famous Heidelberg Castle and the oldest university in Germany are soul refreshing. This city has something of the history smell which people who pay attention to small details easily notice.
This is beautiful centre of classical literature in Germany. The greatest period of the city was the 18th century; it became home to Goethe, Schiller and Nietzsche. In the 19th century, the city played a major role in art; it became home to great composers, It Art schools attracted a lot of artists. Weimar witnessed the emergence of the Bauhaus movement. In 1998 it was included to the list of World Heritage sites. This city of Weimar breaths arts and creativity; the proof is the number of artist who were born in it.
The city of Leipzig is located in the western part of the state of Saxony. The city is an important artistic, cultural and industrial centre. It was home to many famous artists in Germany for a long time. Although almost a quarter of the city was completely destroyed in World War II, The communist policies rebuilt hence it is still a good destination for tourists who travel to explore its tall towers, historic buildings and sites such as the Old Town Hall, Napoleon Monument and the Supreme Court of the Reich all of which tell the long stories of the past life.
Dusseldorf is a city in Rhineland, this city known for its modern and traditional tonalities that smoothly go together. Its distinctive architecture is one of its magic secrets. Shopping street which includes luxury shops attract a great number of local and foreign shopping and fashion lovers in the world. There is also the Academy of Arts, which is an integral part of the city where many famous artists from Germany graduated.
10. German Rugen Island
The German island of Rugen is in the far north on the East Sea coast very close to Sweden. And deservedly deserved the title of sunny island, as it where the sun rises at the rate of 1920 hours per year. This is unquestionably the place for anyone seeking for calm, nature, and outstanding breeze. It is the island of the orchid flower as it got more than 470 types and colours of orchid on its shores. Rugen Island is a natural area protected by UNESCO.