Top 5 Places To Visit in Germany

Probably, Germany is on the top of the list of European countries by the number of different attractions and places worth visiting. This is a country with fascinating history, rich culture, breathtaking nature and beautiful landscapes, new modern city and cozy mountain villages. And it makes impossible to choose only 5 places recommended for visiting, but we will do our best! Start packing and get ready for your perfect and unforgettable trip to Germany!

1. Berlin

Berlin is great. Berlin is impressive. Berlin is the best city in the world. Don't you believe? We are here to prove you this! Where else can you find such a mix of the past and present? Where else you can see such mix of cultures? Where else can you feel a freedom of self-expression and meet so amazing people? It is famous by its delicious food, arts, modern and dynamic lifestyle, and many other things that make it unique! Visit it and make sure that there is no any other place in the world, like this one!

2. Zugspitze

Be careful, if you decide to go to Zagspitze, you may be so impressed by its stunning beauty, that no any other landscape will never impress you again! This is the natural wonder and the highest peak of Germany, which is 2,962 m high. You do not necessary have to climb it, even if you decide just to explore its surroundings, crystal clear lakes, deep forests, its flora and fauna, it will be already enough to fall in love with this place. However, there three cable cars running to the top of the Zugspitze, so you have a perfect chance to see all the beauty from the top. In winter, Zugspitze becomes one of the most popular ski resorts in Germany.

3. Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is probably, the most famous castle in Germany, which is known even by little children. Not only because of its monumental beauty, but also because this castle is used for the logo of Disney company and can be also seen in the "Sleeping Beauty"! But not only Disney was in love with this place - the castle is also known by the movie "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang". It is located above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria. The castle was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria and was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive king, but it was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886.

4. Munich

Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is the third largest city of Germany (after Berlin and Hamburg) with around 1,5 million of population. Most probably, it was founded in 1158, at the times when the bridge over the river Isar next to a settlement of Benedictine monks was built. Munich is famous for its old history, significant culture, art and architecture; Octoberfest celebrations, BMW Headquarters and a lot of other opportunities for life, entertainment and enjoying that are attracting thousands of visitors from all over the world. It has special atmosphere that makes you feel at home immediately. Thanks to such great environment and welcoming people, you will fall in love with this city!

5. Königssee

Königssee is the natural lake that belongs to the Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany. In translation, its name means "the king's lake". It is recognized as the clearest lake in Germany and is the popular place for visiting be tourists from all over the world. You can have a boat tour around the lake or you can hike or walk around, in any way you will be impressed by its gorgeous beauty!

Conclusion

As we have mentioned in the beginning, Germany is such a rich country, that it is definitely not enough one visit to discover all of its places! But this is just the beginning! We are wishing you a safe and pleasant trip!

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Kate Makogon
Traveler and adventure seeker. Expert in travelling in Europe. Foodie and art lover. Can't stop wondering the beauty of this world.