Museums in Berlin outside the Museum Island

Museums in Berlin outside the Museum Island

The fascinating city of Berlin is a great option for an unforgettable holiday. Whether you are a fan of sightseeing, museums, nightlife, festivals or opera, Berlin is the best choice for you. In one of the previous articles I have presented you the museums which can be found on the Museum Island. In the following article I will present you the museums of Berlin outside the Museum Island. Some of these museums are the following: the German Historical Museum, the Jewish Museum, the Museum für... [ read more ]

10 Best Things to Do in Berlin

10 Best Things to Do in Berlin

If you wish to visit Berlin, but not sure what to see first, here is a suggestion of 10 best things to do in Berlin. This is a short list of attractions in the city for those who do not have time to see everything. The Brandenburg Gate One of the 10 Best Things to Do in Berlin is the Brandenburg Gate. This is the remaining gate that used to be the medieval entrance to the old city. Berliners consider this gate a symbol of the city. The gate was built in 1788 by Friedrich Wilhelm ... [ read more ]

Top UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany

Top UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany

There is a World Heritage list that includes 936 sites all over the world. According to the UNESCO definition, they represent our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Out of the 936 properties, 725 are cultural sites, 183 are represented by natural monuments and of them are represented mixed properties. Germany is extremely well represented at this chapter as it currently has 37 properties. The top UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany in... [ 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 ]

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 ]

Weimar, a historical city

Weimar, a historical city

Weimaris a small town but has big history behind. Located in the German state of Thuringia, it only counts 62,000 citizens today. In the early 19th century, Weimarhad ten times less citizens than it has today. It is a city of musicians, writers and philosophers. Goethe and Schiller lived and wrote here. Bach, Franz List or Carl Maria von Weber are some of the famous musicians who played and composed here. Besides that, Weimar, a historical city, is also a cultural city. Culture inWeimar ... [ read more ]

Visiting Buchenwald Memorial in Weimar

Visiting Buchenwald Memorial in Weimar

Weimar was an important intellectual centre during the 18th and 19th centuries. The city is a UNESCO world heritage because of its historical architecture from the 18th century and its beautiful parks. The city has an amazing selection of cultural and historical points of interest. It also has over 40 museums, covering almost everything from the Stone Age to the modern art. When visiting the city, tourists should consider visiting Buchenwald Memorial in Weimar. About the Buchenwald Memorial ... [ read more ]

One day in Weimar

One day in Weimar

Weimar is a beautiful German town to fall in love with. In Weimar you can visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and attend the many cultural events that take place in the city all year long. It is a place of culture and history. Discovering the museums, palaces and parks means discovering Germany’s recent history and culture. However, Weimar is not all about history and heritage but is also the place where you can enjoy the cosmopolitan life. About Weimar   Weimar is a smal... [ read more ]

Visiting the Munich's Museums

Visiting the Munich’s Museums

We may say about Munich that the city is represented by nature, art, culture and events. The city has the reputation of being a cultural metropolis. Inside Munich one can find many cultural objectives and visiting the Munich’s Museums should be included in every tourist’s journey. The attractions may vary from Art museums to industry museums and there are over a hundred of museums and art galleries to choose. Visiting the Munich’s Museums comes easily when having a map and local or contrac... [ read more ]

A city of higher education

A city of higher education

Heidelbergis a popular international destination for its history and romantic landscapes. The city has been for centuries the residence of the Electoral Palatinate (the historical territory administered by a palatine during the Roman Empireage). Today Heidelbergis a city of higher education and is very proud of its University, which is well-known in the world. Heidelberg University developed into a research university and always had an international orientation. It enhances its disciplinary str... [ read more ]