5 Tourist Attractions in Germany, One Step Towards Past Splendor

KUPASONLINE.COM — TouristTourist attractions in Germany present a view of the splendor of civilization in the past, as evidenced by the existence of magnificent, classical architecture.

And don’t be surprised either, if the tourist attractions in Germany have a very high historical value. Understandably, many world leaders were born in this country, which had a big impact on human civilization.

But before we continue the review of tourist attractions in Germany, the author needs to convey that the flood disaster that occurred a few months ago in Germany, especially in western GermanyGermany, has destroyed several popular natural attractions.

One of those affected is the Ahr Valley. Most of the popular natural attractions in Germany were damaged. Until the parties related to the tourism sector in Germany think hard to present tourist attractions that are able to adapt to the climate.

Fortunately, buildings or monuments of high historical value were not significantly affected. And here are some tourist attractions in Germany that we have summarized for you.

5 TouristTourist Attractions in Germany

1. Brandenburg Gate

The first place that must be visited is the Brandenburg Gate, which is a gate with a neo-classical style built by the King of Prussia Frederisck William II.

Brandenburg Gate was built in 1791 and is a symbol of peace. It is located west of Pariser Platz Square, the junction between Unter Den Linden and EbertstrabeEbertstrabe.

The shape is very unique and is the work of Carl Gotthard Langhans, who was inspired by the Acropolis gate in Athens, Greece.

2. Frauenkirche

Frauenkirche is a church which is an enlargement of the Zu Unser Lieben Frauen Church which has existed since the 11th century.

This church collapsed in 1945, and repairs began in 1993. What’s interesting about Frauenkirche is its circular central room surrounded by a four-story gallery with an inner dome full of paintings.

In addition, above the altar there is a church organ with typical baroque ornaments, which further emphasizes its sacred feel.

Apart from enjoying the interior that is presented, you can go up to the top of the dome and see the stunning views of the City of Dresden and the Elbe River.

There are specific times to be able to do this, namely:

Every Monday to Saturday 10.00 to 18.00
Sunday from 12.30 to 18.00
Whereas in winter only until 16.00

3. Cologne Cathedral

In every corner of the city of Cologne, you can see the splendor of the Cologne Cathedral or another name, Kölner. Because it is the third tallest cathedral in the world, and its location is in the center of Cologne.

The building has the characteristics of a Gothic building, which took up to 6 centuries to complete.

Cologne Cathedral has a tower that reaches 157 meters high, where you can enjoy views of the city of Cologne and also the Rhine River. But to enjoy the view you have to climb 509 steps.

In addition, you also have to pay around € 2.50. And if you want to enter the Treasury Chamber, you pay € 5. Meanwhile, there is no fee to enter the church itself, or it’s free.

Cologne Cathedral is open from 06.00 to 19.30 local time. However, when there is a church service, it is closed for tourism activities.

4. Neuschwanstein

Furthermore, there is the Neuschwanstein Schloss or Neuschwanstein Castle which is on a hill surrounded by the Alps. Besides that it is close to Alp Lake or Alpsee.

The castle building is in a Romanesque style, and looks like castles in a fairy tale. Here you will find many gold-clad chandeliers and statues. There is also a garden surrounded by artificial caves.

Neuschwanstein hours of operation April to October 15 from 08.00 to 17.00. As for October 16 to March from 09.00 to 15.00 local time.
The entry ticket price is € 1.80 per person.

5. Heidelberg Old City

The latter is an old town called Heidelberg. Which is an icon of a romantic place in Germany, and is the most popular tourist destination.

The old town of Heidelberg has stunning natural beauty, the Odenwald forest and the Neckar River are one of its natural potentials.

In addition, under the hilltop Königstuhl there are beautiful castle ruins called Heidelberger Schloss which is very famous.

You can also find the legacies of ancient civilizations that are still maintained today. As:

Charming old churches,
The architecture of the red roofed building in the baroque style,
The oldest university in Germany named Ruprecht-Karls,
Traditional markets to shops with elegant buildings.
The city of Heidelberg is located in the valley of the Neckar River, under the Königstuhl hill, in the state of Baden-Württemb terribly.(*)

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