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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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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Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
The Dresden Art Gallery of the Old Masters (Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister) is one of the most significant museums in the world of fine art. It is located in the Sempler's…

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Michel’s bell tower

The height of the bell tower “Michel”, as the townspeople affectionately call the church, is 132 meters. On each of the four sides, the tower is decorated with watch dials, which are the largest in Germany. The diameter of the church of St. Michael is 8 meters. Each of the hands of the watch weighs 130 kilograms and, like the numbers, are covered with gold leaf.

The characteristic silhouette of the bell tower of the Church of St. Michael is visible, practically, from anywhere in the city and is one of the most famous “calling cards” of Hamburg. At an altitude of 82 meters, the bell tower houses an observation deck, one of the best in the city, from where a beautiful view of Hamburg, the port and shipyards opens. Continue reading

Cologne Town Hall
The historic Cologne City Hall (Kölner Rathaus) is located in the old town of Cologne, in western Germany, in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The first mention of the…

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German Theater in Berlin
The German Opera in Berlin (Deutsche Oper Berlin) is an opera and ballet theater, the largest of the three existing in the German capital. The German opera is located in…

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Berliner Gemäldegalerie
The Berlin Art Gallery (German: Berliner Gemäldegalerie) is one of Europe's leading art museums. The gallery is located in the building of the Cultural Forum, not far from Potsdamer Platz…

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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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