Berlin. Image by Lukas Pohlmeyer.
Germany is a country in western-central Europe that is chock-full of histories and magnificent landmarks. With a population of about 80.6 million in 16 states, it is one of the most populous cities in the European Union. The country is highly regarded as Europe’s major economic and political center and is the frontrunner in several industrial and historical areas.
Every German city has something to offer. And here are key cities that every tourist should go to whenever they are in Germany.
The city of Berlin is the capital city and is one of the most recognized cities in Germany. The existence of the city goes way back to a hundred years or more and it is where you will witness some of Germany’s finest landmarks and buildings all over the city. Tourist attractions are also prominent as well as a bustling nightlife that tourists will most certainly enjoy (image by zoetnet).
Bonn is another city to go to when you’re in Germany. It is the largest metropolitan area in the country, situated in the south of the region of Rhine-Ruhr. Like Berlin, you will also find numerous tourist attractions, historical landmarks and buildings in the city. And it is also a city that is filled with very rich history that goes back to many centuries ago.
The city of Bremen is a Hanseatic city found in the northwestern part of the country. It is the tenth most populous city and is a city that is highly profitable and mechanized. Despite being a relatively small city, it is a city that offers a lot nonetheless. There’s plenty to do and a lot to see in this picturesque city.
A visit to a wonderful country like Germany will never be complete without stopping over to this wonderful city. The fourth largest city found inside the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area with a population of 10 million residents or more. The city has various cultural and historical landmarks, structures and museums and a flourishing nightlife for residents and visitors alike.
The city of Dresden is located in a valley on the River Elbe that is near the border of Czech. This is a city that is overflowing with very attractive architectures and tourist attractions. It is greatly considered as the educational heart of Germany and all of Europe, with the Dresden University of Technology being one of 10 biggest universities in the country.
As the largest financial center in continental Europe, Frankfurt is no doubt a city that is full of life. The city is the fifth largest city in all of Germany, with a population of 687,775 as of 2012. The city is also thriving when it comes to fields in education, culture and entertainment, so you will surely have your fill of fun and great memories within the city.
The second largest city in Germany and eighth in the European Union, the city of Hamburg is one of the most prosperous European cities, with the city being the heart of not only industrial and commercial fields, but in media as well. It is the home of the most historic structures and monuments, the finest restaurants and a bustling nightlife (image by daniele valdifiori).
Munich is a city with lots to offer. It has a long history, great culture, magnificent restaurants that have the finest German cuisine and so much more. It is also a city that is very liberal, with freedom being highly enjoyed by all the inhabitants there. Its museums and tourist attractions are truly a must-visit.
This particular city has gone through a lot, but even after the end of World War II, it still has something to offer to the plate. Nuremberg has a medieval feel to it, with the Nuremberg Castle holding out that kind of aura and being a very prominent landmark in this city. It also has splendid tourist attractions and rich cultural history that tourists can learn from.
There are plenty of attractions and places that you can go to in this city. Potsdam is brimming with lakes that are interconnected with one another and cultural monuments that are one of a kind. The Sanssouci parks and palaces, which happens to be Germany’s largest World Heritage Site, is one of the city’s most notable attractions.
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