Berliner Dom
Berlin Cathedral attracts many tourists from all over the world with its impressive architecture. This is about 720 thousand people annually. Often it is called the Entrance Gate to the…

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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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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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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

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 a real “gate to the world.” Hamburg has been a center of European trade ever since it entered the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages. This brought enormous wealth to the city and left a rich cultural and historical heritage. The sea spirit and traditions of the Hansa permeate Hamburg right through: from architecture and attractions, to culture, food and the cries of gulls in the streets.

Hamburg is located in Northern Germany at the southern tip of the Jutland Peninsula in an area that lies between continental Europe and Scandinavia. The city stands at the confluence of the Elbe River and its tributary Alster. The administrative unit is the free Hanseatic city of Hamburg, bordering the lands of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony. Continue reading

Balneological resorts

Especially popular among Russians Baden-Baden. Gogol, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and other writers rested here. Nikolai Vasilievich wrote to his mother: “I live on the famous waters of Baden-Baden, where I only drove for three days and where I have not been able to escape from for three weeks. Met quite familiar. There are no patients seriously. Everyone comes just to have fun. There are a lot of places for walking around, but I was so lazy that I couldn’t take myself to inspect everything. ”

In addition, in the summer, many Germans, and foreigners too, visit the island of Sylt – a prestigious holiday destination and the most expensive real estate market in Germany. It became a center of attraction for media stars and the German business elite in the early 1960s, helped by the relative proximity of Hamburg, the capital of German journalism. Continue reading

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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Unter den Linden
Unter den Linden is the most famous Berlin boulevard, several of the city’s most famous sights are concentrated here. It stretches for about one and a half kilometers in the…

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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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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…

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