Cities of Germany
Germany has countless attractive cities for tourists; Here are the nine most famous of them:
Berlin – the capital of Germany, during the Cold War, divided by the Berlin Wall, today is one of the most amazing and colorful cities in the world. Now it is a multicultural metropolis with elegant clubs, numerous art galleries, trendy bars and classic restaurants, as well as a huge number of shops and, of course, attractions.
Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany. It was founded by the Romans, and its age is more than 2000 years. The main symbol of the city is the famous Cologne Cathedral, striking in its scale. Cologne is also known for the Christopher Street Day Carnival and Gay Pride. Be sure to try the local cuisine and, of course, a beer called Kölsch.
Dresden – known worldwide for its gallery of the same name, the Church of Our Lady and the historic center, the city offers more than the average traveler knows. Large festivals, various types of cultural entertainment, vibrant nightlife and the surroundings of beautiful nature.
Düsseldorf – the capital of North Westphalia – is also the German capital of fashion, where you can find stunning examples of modern architecture. Right on the banks of the Rhine, at Atlstadt and Medienhafen, you can enjoy the vibrant nightlife. Since this is one of the most expensive cities, the atmosphere for tourists is quite pleasant.
Frankfurt is Germany’s leading financial center, a transportation center, the place where the European Central Bank, the world trade center (where the book fair and auto show takes place) and a city with museums and theaters of world significance. It is also the only city in Germany with a large number of skyscrapers.
Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, known for its sea and river ports, as well as very liberal cultural views. You should definitely check out Reeperbahn Street with its nightclubs and casinos. Hamburg is also known for its music scene.
Munich is the beautiful capital of Bavaria and the first city in southern Germany. The third largest city in Germany, Munich is home to the famous Oktoberfest beer festival and is the gateway to the Alps.
Bremen – One of the most important cities in northern Germany; its old city is of particular interest to tourists hunting for history.
Hannover is one of the new German “tourist cities” in which many events of international importance take place.