Many times, when we decide that we want to visit a country where we have not been the first choice that comes to mind is to fly to their capital. While there are some countries that concentrate in the capital much of its culture and tourism, it is usual, and a clear example of this is Germany. The German state as such is a relatively recent invention, with little more than 130 years.
Photography by daspaddy
Germany was always a region dominated by powerful city-state, sometimes capital of small kingdoms. Frankfurt, Aahen, Hamburg, Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart and many others were masters of their destiny for a long time and preserve an important ancient heritage proudly showing visitors, whether in the form of spectacular cathedrals, castles, palaces or by a large number of museums. (más…)