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In the center of Berlin, between the Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Nikolaikirche), the island of Museums and Alexanderplatz square is one of the most interesting sights of the German capital…

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Berlin sights
This article presents a rating of the best sights of Berlin with photos and descriptions in Russian. The best sights of Berlin are shown on the map. You will also…

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Charlottenburg Castle
Charlottenburg Castle is the largest and most significant palace ensemble in Berlin. He was one of the favorite castles of seven generations of the rulers of these lands - first…

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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 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

Museumsinsel

Today, not only the museum collection, but the museum island itself, as an idea, is the subject of admiration for museum professionals and numerous tourists who come to admire them from all over the world. In 1999, UNESCO added the Museum Island to the list of World Heritage Sites as “a unique ensemble of museum buildings that illustrates the history of the development of museum design for more than one century.”

Museum Island demonstrates the history of human culture for six centuries. From ancient Egypt, the Middle East, ancient Greece and Rome, medieval Christian and Islamic art, to European art of the XIX century.
Strictly speaking, the concept of “Museum Island” is somewhat relative. Once upon a time on the island of Spreeinsel, its present southern part, a settlement arose from which Berlin later grew. And the northern part of the island remained swampy for a long time. And it was something, the northern part of the island, after drainage, they decided to use as a museum. Initially, it was a museum. 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 “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

New Museum in Berlin
The New Museum (Neues Museum) is a museum of antiquities in Berlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The building is located on the famous Museum Island, in the Mitte area.…

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Museumsinsel
Today, not only the museum collection, but the museum island itself, as an idea, is the subject of admiration for museum professionals and numerous tourists who come to admire them…

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Berlin, Germany
Berlin is Western and Eastern. Even now. And for three decades now, the Germans have been getting rid of the legacy of the GDR. Antiquities and the historical center, in…

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Spa Resorts
The lack of a warm sea in Germany is compensated by many thermal springs, where you can swim in winter and summer. Also in the country there are springs with…

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