Germany
Germany is the most populated country in Europe. 82.7 million people live in it - more only in Russia. The country is similar to a patchwork quilt: it consists of…

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Madame Tussauds Berlin
Madame Tussauds is a famous wax museum. Today, museum branches are scattered around the world. There is a Madame Tussauds Museum in Berlin. It is located in close proximity to…

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Pinakothek der moderne
The Pinakothek of Modernity is a museum of modern art located in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, in southern Germany. The Pinakothek collection of the present continues the collection of…

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Kreuzkirche church in Dresden

Kreuzkirche Church, located on Altmarkt Square in Dresden, in eastern Germany, is the city’s main evangelical church. Kreuzkirche is the largest church in Saxony, its building has a capacity of 3,000 seats.

The first Romanesque church building stood on this site at the end of the 12th century. It was the only temple of a young merchant settlement; it bore the name of St. Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors and merchant people. After the bride of Margrave Meissen Henry III of Austria, the Austrian Princess Constance von Babenberg donated to the church a relic of the Holy Cross (a piece of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified), the church of St. Nicholas was renamed the Church of the Holy Cross. From this name, over time, only the word “Cross” (German: “Kreuz”) has survived, so today the church is called – Kreuzkirche, literally – “church of the Cross”.

The history of this temple is very dramatic. Throughout its history, the Kreuzkirche building has undergone five times destruction, and each time it was rebuilt in a new look. Continue reading

New Museum in Berlin
The New Museum (Neues Museum) is a museum of antiquities in Berlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The building is located on the famous Museum Island, in the Mitte area.…

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Hamburg city (Germany)
Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, located on the banks of the Elbe River. This is one of the richest cities in the country, the largest port and…

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Koln
Cologne is one of the oldest and fourth largest cities in Germany, as well as the administrative center of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located in the…

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Berlin, Germany
Berlin is Western and Eastern. Even now. And for three decades now, the Germans have been getting rid of the legacy of the GDR. Antiquities and the historical center, in…

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