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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Victory Column in Berlin
The Victory Column was erected as a symbol of triumph in the unifying Prussian wars against Denmark, Austria, and then France in the second half of the 19th century. The…

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Balneological resorts
Especially popular among Russians Baden-Baden. Gogol, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and other writers rested here. Nikolai Vasilievich wrote to his mother: “I live on the famous waters of Baden-Baden, where I only…

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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 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

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…

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Tourist accommodation in Germany
Tourist accommodation in Germany is very different - from affordable campsites and hostels to luxury five-star hotels of world famous chains. You can rent a hotel room, apartments, and an…

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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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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…

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