A cultural tour of Germany
Germany is regarded today as one of the most touristic European countries, proof of this are the annual statistics that exceed tens of millions of foreign visitors. Through the Germanic territory we can find a number of places to go.
Without doubt, one of the most important is the capital Berlin, where we found the so-called Museum Island is the area where we found a group of prominent museums. It is worth mentioning that today the Museum Island is considered since 1999 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1999.
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Germany also gives us the opportunity to travel not only cosmopolitan city but of a romantic routes through beautiful scenery where you can find castles, palaces and medieval towns. If you’ve planned a trip to Germany can not miss one of its greatest architectural monuments. We refer to the Marienberg fortress that sits in Würzburg. For you did not know you in this city we can also visit the residence Würzburger, which is considered as one of the most luxurious palaces throughout Europe. It is important to mention that today is part of the historical heritage of humanity.
Another emblematic castle Neuschwanstein in Germany is to be located in Fussen. It is worth mentioning that this is not the only castle in the area. You can also visit the Hohenschwangau or Falkenstein. If it is religious tourism, we can not miss Wieskirche rococo church. Finally you in Fussen we can also go skiing, especially in the area Tegelberg.
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A brief tour of the Gothic city of Cologne:
First know the Kölner Dom or Cologne Cathedral is an attraction that no tourist can forget to visit. It is worth mentioning that the building is more representative of the German neo-Gothic architecture and its value lies not only for the country but throughout Europe. The tourist if you can climb the 500 steps which has its main tower and observe the spectacular landscape perplexed overview of the city of Cologne. No sensation is comparable to that resulting from this fascinating view. In case you did not know, we tell you that was begun in 1248, though its construction was completed only in 1880.
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We can also know the Synagogue of Cologne also known for its Gothic architecture. In the city are a number of Romanesque churches. A total of twelve, and respond to the names of St. Kunibert, St. Severin, St. Maria Lyskirchen, St. Andreas, St. Aposteln, St. Gereon, St. Ursula, St. Pantaleon, St. Maria im Kapitol, Groß-St. Martin, St. George and St. Cäcilie.
If it is known outdoor public spaces we can address the Park and Park Grüngürtel Volksgarten.
If cultural tourism is can not miss the opportunity to visit the Museum of Modern Art Ludwig. We also have the chance to visit the Museum für Angewandte Kunst which opens its doors Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Here you will find a collection of design objects. The cost of entry is 4.20 euros per person.
Good trip the tour of Germany!