Koln
Cologne is one of the oldest and fourth largest cities in Germany, as well as the administrative center of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located in the…

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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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Reichstag building
The Reichstag building in Berlin is the main symbol of the country and the most famous parliament in the world. This is a historic building of the state assembly, in…

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baroque sarcophagi

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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

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 the Long Gallery building – part of the former Stables yard. As the name implies, the panel depicts a solemn equestrian procession and is one of the most famous attractions of the old city of Dresden.

The “Procession of Princes” panel is the world’s largest wall tile image in the world.
Its total area is 957 square meters, its length is 120 meters, its height is 10.5 meters, and the number of porcelain tiles measuring 20 × 20 centimeters required for its manufacture reaches 25 thousand. Continue reading

Verkehrsmuseum Dresden

The Dresden Transport Museum presents exhibits on the history of individual modes of transport on an area of ​​5000 square meters. The institution was opened in 1956. The museum is located in Johanneum, in the historic center of Dresden, on Neumarkt Square.

The history of the Dresden Transport Museum began on May 1, 1952 during the negotiations between the College of Transport and the Ministry of Transport on the construction of a traffic museum in the German Democratic Republic. It was originally planned to create a railway museum from the exhibits of the Saxon Railway, which have been stockpiled since the Second World War. Today, the museum exposition covers all industries related to transportation and, despite the expansion, barely fits in the Johanneum building. Part of the museum’s exposition has been moved to the premises of the historical commodity depot. Continue reading

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Märkisches Museum
The Brandenburg Museum (Märkisches Museum) is a museum of the history and culture of the federal state of Berlin. The museum is located on Am Köllnischen Park in Mitte, on…

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Why choose vacation in Germany?
Respectable Germany, which has changed dramatically the course of history, but has always occupied a leading position on the world map, offers its guests high-quality service, many medieval castles, fortresses…

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How to get there
You can get to Germany in every possible way, the most convenient of which is, of course, an airplane. However, depending on the city, there are other travel options to…

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Germany
Germany is one of the largest European countries with an area of ​​357,385 km2. It borders in the north with Denmark, in the east with Poland and the Czech Republic,…

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