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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Berlin
The Reichstag dome in Berlin is one of Germany’s main attractions, as well as a symbol of the country's reunification and its commitment to democracy. The dome is very popular…

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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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Kreuzkirche church in Dresden

Kreuzkirche Church, located on Altmarkt Square in Dresden, in eastern Germany, is the city’s main evangelical church. Kreuzkirche is the largest church in Saxony, its building has a capacity of 3,000 seats.

The first Romanesque church building stood on this site at the end of the 12th century. It was the only temple of a young merchant settlement; it bore the name of St. Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors and merchant people. After the bride of Margrave Meissen Henry III of Austria, the Austrian Princess Constance von Babenberg donated to the church a relic of the Holy Cross (a piece of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified), the church of St. Nicholas was renamed the Church of the Holy Cross. From this name, over time, only the word “Cross” (German: “Kreuz”) has survived, so today the church is called – Kreuzkirche, literally – “church of the Cross”.

The history of this temple is very dramatic. Throughout its history, the Kreuzkirche building has undergone five times destruction, and each time it was rebuilt in a new look. Continue reading

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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Cities of Germany
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Berlin
The Reichstag dome in Berlin is one of Germany’s main attractions, as well as a symbol of the country's reunification and its commitment to democracy. The dome is very popular…

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Zwinger Palace
The authors of this architectural masterpiece are architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann and sculptor Balthasar Permoser. The ensemble of the Zwinger Palace consists of three galleries - a gross pavilion, a…

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