Shopping in Munich

Shopping in Munich

Munich is a very impressive city with many opportunities for all ages and preferences. Shopping in Munich is one of these activities, attracting locals as well as tourists. You might find yourself in Munich surrounded by many shopping centers and traditional stores and it is hard to resist the temptation of shopping in Munich, since this city is such a shopping paradise. A suggestion would be to get a city map and to combine the sightseeing with the shopping. Many points of interest and shoppin... [ read more ]

Mainhattan

Mainhattan

Frankfurt is also known in the world as the European Mainhattan, not just because this is located on the river Main, but also because this is the financial and the business center of Germany and the home of the German Stock Exchange. It is also considered to be the financial capital of Europe, as it is the home of the Central European Bank. Frankfurt is the biggest airport in the country and has a very futuristic architecture with plenty of modern buildings and skylines. An European Mainhat... [ read more ]

Nature Museum Senckenberg

Nature Museum Senckenberg

Senckenberg is a German research organization which has six science institutes and three natural history museums. Frankfurt’s Nature Museum Senckenberg or the Naturmuseum is the second largest museum of nature in Germany. This represents the perfect place to visit in Frankfurt if you have children passionate about natural history. With a total area of 6,000 square meters extended o three floors, it attracts more than 400,000 visitors each year. The museum displays the biodiversity and the ev... [ read more ]

The Hauptwache

The Hauptwache

Frankfurt is a relatively small city but with many attractions. The Hauptwache is a famous plaza in Frankfurtand is a central point of the German city. The plaza was originally called Schillerplatz, but the place was renamed at the beginning of 1900’s. Hauptwache is a café in a baroque building that used to be a police station. It is located in Frankfurt's inner city and in the middle of a shopping area with many pedestrian streets. If tired after a shopping session, this is the perfect pla... [ read more ]

Römerberg in Frankfurt

Römerberg in Frankfurt

Frankfurt was almost elected the capital of West Germanyin 1949. However, the beautiful town on Main become the home of the largest stock exchange inEuropeand the home of the European Central Bank. It is Germany’s financial capital. Even if the city is relatively small,Frankfurtis a very large financial centre. Most of the city attractions and the historic sights are in the Old Town (Altstadt). The old town is quite small and can be visited on foot. The main attraction in Altstadt is Römerb... [ read more ]

Dresden's famous festivals

Dresden’s famous festivals

Dresden is an old German city documented since 1206 and was the home of many famous German kings. Many buildings in Dresden date from medieval times and they were home to the royal families. Dresden’s beautiful architecture and Dresden’s famous festivals bring over ten million tourists every year. Most of the tourists come from Germany, but the city also has a lot of international tourists, coming especially from US or China. Dresden is a stop between Prague and Berlin. The main attraction... [ read more ]

Munich the impresive capital of Bavaria

Munich the impresive capital of Bavaria

Munich or München, as is called in German, is the capital city of Bavaria (the largest German state, situated in the southeast of the country). One of the many things that determine people to visit  Munich the impressive capital of Bavaria is the beautiful location on the River Isar, in the north side of the Bavarian Alps. The city’s history Although this is not the largest city in the country (Munich comes the third after Berlin and Hamburg), the metropolis earned the highest popularity i... [ read more ]

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

The Dachauconcentration camp was the first concentration camp in Germany. The camp is located in the southern Germany, on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory, in the small city of Dachau, near Munich. The camp was opened on 1933 (51 days after Nazi took the power) and was the first regular Nazi concentration camp. It is often referred as the first concentration camp for political prisoners. About the concentration camp     The camp was established a few weeks af... [ read more ]