Zwinger Palace
The authors of this architectural masterpiece are architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann and sculptor Balthasar Permoser. The ensemble of the Zwinger Palace consists of three galleries - a gross pavilion, a…

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Alster Lake
Lake Alster (German: Alster) is a part of the river of the same name in the central part of Hamburg, in northern Germany. The lake arose in the riverbed at…

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Spa Resorts
The lack of a warm sea in Germany is compensated by many thermal springs, where you can swim in winter and summer. Also in the country there are springs with…

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Brühlsche Terrasse

The Brühl Terrace (Die Brühlsche Terrasse or Brühl-Terrasse) is the architectural ensemble of the historic promenade in Dresden, one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city.

The Bruhl Terrace, or Bruhl Terrace, is located in the center of the old town, on the banks of the Elbe River. The Bruhl Terrace is 500 meters long between the bridges of Augustus (Augustusbrücke) and Karol (Carolabrücke).

Today’s embankment architectural complex has historically been part of the fortifications erected around the city wall in the 16th century. In 1750, the then Prime Minister of Saxony, Heinrich von Brühl, commissioned the architect Johann Christoph Knöffe to design a palace and park complex on site for fortifications for his own needs. The so-called “Bruhl charms” (Brühlschen Herrlichkeiten) consisted of a gallery, a library, a Belvedere, a palace and a park. Numerous luxurious buildings were built in the late Baroque and Rococo style. So this section of the defensive structures lost its military significance, passing into the private possession of Count von Bruhl. Continue reading

Berlin sights

This article presents a rating of the best sights of Berlin with photos and descriptions in Russian. The best sights of Berlin are shown on the map. You will also learn what to see in Berlin on your own in 1 day and discover Berlin for children.

Berlin can rightly be called the cultural capital of Germany. It is here that the main attractions are collected, such as museums, galleries, cathedrals, ancient castles, theaters and much more. A walk through Berlin’s well-groomed scenic parks will be remembered for a long time. It is definitely worth taking a child on a trip, as in addition to the standard set of attractions, a little traveler will certainly enjoy one of Berlin’s amusement parks. Continue reading

Prospects for the development of foreign tourism in Germany

Despite the fact that Germany is the main destination tourism market in the world, forms large-scale tourist flows for traveling abroad and has the largest negative balance of tourism, the tourism sector of this country occupies a significant place in GDP (8%), employing about 3 million people. That is why the entire tourism system belongs to the Ministry of Economics, which includes the National Tourism Board, which carries out state regulation of the tourism sector in Germany. In addition, there is the German Tourism Development Center, a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote Germany’s tourism opportunities within the country and beyond.

The priority areas of activity of the German Center for Tourism Development are the following:

– Strengthening the image of Germany as a tourist destination; Continue reading

Panel "Procession of Princes"
The “Procession of Princes” or “Princely Procession” (Fürstenzug) panel is a wall tile panel from the famous Meissen porcelain in Dresden. The panel is laid out on the outside of…

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Prospects for the development of foreign tourism in Germany
Despite the fact that Germany is the main destination tourism market in the world, forms large-scale tourist flows for traveling abroad and has the largest negative balance of tourism, the…

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Schloss nymphenburg
The Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) is located in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, in southern Germany. The reason for the construction of a luxurious summer residence was the long-awaited birth…

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What to see in Dresden
The literary name of Dresden is Florence-on-Elbe, and for good reason. Dresden is famous for its vast cultural heritage. The city has a huge number of art values ​​that are…

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