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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 and churches, all seasoned with delicious German cuisine with spicy sausages and the best foam in the world a drink.
Holidays in Germany, traditionally, begin with a visit to Berlin, the capital of the state, where in addition to historical monuments there are many beer halls, huge shopping centers and noisy nightclubs. Continue reading
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 “house in which the citizens of the city gather” dates back to 1135.
The Cologne Town Hall is considered Germany’s oldest town hall. And the history of the construction of the town hall stretched for 800 years.
Archaeological excavations have shown that part of the foundation of the town hall stands on the remains of the fortress wall of the Roman settlement Colonia, from the name of which, in fact, the modern name of the city of Cologne comes from. Continue reading
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 which from 1894 to 1933 the Reichstag of the German Empire and the Reichstag of the Weimar Republic met. Since 1999, the Federal Assembly of the Republic of Germany – the Bundestag – has been located in parliament. Since 2002, the facility has been visited by over 35 million tourists.
The building project belongs to the architect from Frankfurt – Paul Vallot. The construction of the parliament began on June 9, 1884, on this day the first stone was laid. Work continued for 10 years and cost the treasury 24 million Reichsmarks. Continue reading