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…

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Tourism in Germany
Germany ranks third in the list of the most visited countries in Europe. According to the Federal Tourism Agency of the Russian Federation, in 2013, more than 1.57 million Russians…

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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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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

Tourism in Germany
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Unter den Linden
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Zwinger Palace
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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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