Planning a vacation to Germany? Let’s look at the Top 10 Tourism Objects that must be visited.
1. Brandenburg Gate
It is the main symbol of the Berlin gate and the symbol of the unification of West Berlin and East Berlin. Built in the 18th century as the entrance gate to the city of Brandenburg an der Havel, or better known as the city of Brandenburg. Located in the westernmost city of Berlin, this gate has a long history since its establishment dewa bioskop, especially in the political history of this country.
In German it means Holsten’s gate. A large gate made of red brick with a Gothic design in the city of Lubeck, Germany. Holstentor is not just a gate, it’s actually a fortress.
Founded in 1464, this fort originally served as a city gate, with two circular towers on the north and south with archaic gates. The building now functions as a museum to preserve the city’s history and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.
Are you a beer fan? Come to Munich in October, and you’ll be content for two weeks of beer. Usually this festival is held for sixteen days in an area called Theresienwiese (d’Wiesn). the opening of the festival was marked by the opening of a barrel of beer by the Mayor of Munich saying “O’zapft is!” (Bavarian for “Opened!”).
During the festival, the beer served is different from the usual beer. The taste is stronger, the color is more intense, and served in a large glass (1 glass = 1 liter). This annual event is held in a large tent with wooden tables and chairs like an old bar, and only local brewers are allowed to serve beer at this event.
As a companion to beer, food is also available, and only traditional menus are served here; such as sausages, hendl (chicken), käsespätzle (cheese noodles), and sauerkraut. Oktoberfest 2015 is scheduled to be held on 19 September – 4 October 2015 with ticket prices starting at €60.
Historically, Oktoberfest began with the wedding party of Crown Prince Ludwig who later became King Ludwig on October 12, 1810. The kingdom held a party for the people with beer, and as a closing horse race was held for the royal family. This final part is no longer available, but a carousel and cattle parade were added to enliven the Oktoberfest.
New but old church, or vice versa old but new church? The answer is up to you, yes… this church has been around since the 11th century. But unfortunately this church was destroyed by bombs in World War II. The remains of the church debris were left and became the Anti-War monument. After the unification of West Germany and East Germany, the German people asked to be rebuilt. Finally the church was rebuilt, started in 1994 and only completed in 2005. After 13 years of renovation, the Frauenkirche which means Church of Our Lady was inaugurated with a lively service from October 30, 2005 to October 31, 2005 – today is German Reformation Day.
5. Rugen Cliffs
better known as Rugia Island, is located between the Pomeranian and the Baltic Sea. This area is famous as a tourist destination because of its beautiful white sand beaches, different natural landscapes, and stunning resort architecture.
The most famous objects here are Jasmund National Park with its limestone cliffs named Victoria-Sicht (Victoria’s View) and Königsstuhl (King’s Chair).
An old castle which in English is New Swanstone Castle. Built in the early 19th century on a plateau 800m above sea level. This location is right at the foot of the Alps and borders Austria. Standing majestically with Neo-Romanesque-style architecture, Neuschwanstein amidst the green of the trees and the vast meadow below.
According to the owner, King Ludwig II the location of this castle is perfect, as he wrote in his letter to Richard Wagner (German composer 1813-1883) “ the location is one of the most beautiful to be found, holy and unapproachable, a worthy temple for the divine friend who has brought salvation and true blessing to the world”. He wrote.
In modern times like this, you still have to ‘struggle’ to get into it, because two days before visiting it, you have to register to get an entrance ticket. You can receive your new entry ticket when you arrive at the castle (there is a counter in the downhill near the bus stop). From here you can walk to the castle entrance (of course with an uphill road) or take another bus for about €2.60 – PP. along the way to the entrance there is no view except trees and trees, but upon arrival at the top, a beautiful view will be perfectly served.
7. Heidelberg Old City
An old autonomous city in Baden-Württemberg famous for its castle, old town and old university. Heidelberg is one of the major German cities that was not destroyed in World War II. A special part of this city is the old town from the Baroque era.
In Heidelberg there is a pedestrian area that is very famous because it is the longest pedestrian in Europe, and on the left and right side there are old buildings that are still functioning. In addition, there is also a famous bed, Heidelberger Schloss, which remains in ruins. This building was originally a fortress located in a strategic place as a fortress. This fort later became the residence / palace of the king in Pfalz. Since the damage in 1689 and 1693 due to the war for the throne from the heirs of the Pfalz kingdom, this building has only been partially restored. In 1764 one part of the building was again damaged by a fire caused by a lightning strike. The ruins of this palace building stand 80 meters high on a mountain cliff that dominates the face of the city of Heidelberg.
The old bridge ALten Brucke or Karl –Theodor is the oldest bridge in Germany, was first built in 1248, then damaged by ice in winter, and was renovated again in 1788 until now it still stands majestically. Other famous buildings here are several old churches, universities and libraries. Everything is still in the form of old and historic buildings.
8. Cologne Cathedral
A Roman Catholic cathedral church in the heart of Cologne. This Gothic-style church building was built in 1248 has a unique shape. The design of Cologne Cathedral is similar to Amiens Cathedral in terms of land plan, style and width in proportion to the height of the central nave.
Inside this church there are several points that must be seen and paid attention to, namely the Altar which is still standing majestically since 1322, using black marble, the Temple of the Three Kings, 5 windows made of stained glass on the southern wall which was a gift from King Ludwig I of Bavaria.
An area on the shores of Lake Constance which is famous for its many tourist attractions, one of which is the Lighthouse located in the lake pier area and the Bavarian Lion sculpture which is the entrance to Lindau. There are more churches, casinos, and theaters in Lindau that must be visited. In addition, you can also do boat trips on Lake Constance.
10. Rhine – Romantic River
In closing, the Rhine is the most appropriate. This long river that crosses several countries starts from Switzerland and ends in the North Sea, the Netherlands. The Rhine flows for 1036.20 km. The Rhine flows at several points in Germany, usually the scenery will be very beautiful and romantic on the riverbank at night. Enjoy an unforgettable atmosphere with your beloved partner.