Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Germany

1. Neuschwanstein Castle

The Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century palace on a rugged hill in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, near Fussen in Germany. This magnificent fairy style castle was built for King Ludwig 11 of Bavaria and was completed in 1886. This is the most widely publicized site in Germany and the Sleeping Beauty Castles of the Disneyland parks around the world drew inspiration from this castle. Though constructed for royal use, it was made open to the public after the death of King Ludwig II of Bavaria and since then visited by numerous visitors. The tourists can avail the guided tours of the castle exploring the interior that contains Hall of Singers, Throne Hall etc and have a nice panoramic view of the surroundings.
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2. Berlin

Berlin the capital of Germany and holds the famous Berlin wall that divided the city into two parts. Built in 1961 it was now demolished, and only a small graffiti-covered fragmented section of the wall still remains as a feature of the city. One can visit the Berlin wall trail, Checkpoint Charlie, and the Berlin wall exhibition and the Berlin wall memorial. There are also many other places to see, like the Brandenburg Gate, which is one of the most famous architecture in the entire Europe. The museum island in Berlin houses many of the oldest museums of Berlin and there are so many amazing exhibits that it is not possible to make a complete tour of the island in one day.
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3. The Romantic Rhine

The Rhine, the life line of Germany, is the most beautiful river. In Germany, it stretches from the town of Koblenz to Bingen carving its course through steep vineyard-covered hills. Throughout its dramatic course the Rhine boasts many castles and medieval towns, creating a magic blend of scenic beauty and rich history. Because of the local towns are small and seem to be still living in the past. High above the river, along each bank, there are many castles, some of which are restored and the others ruined – all carries a mystical feeling. This area remains crowded with tourists in especially in summer and early autumn who either take a river cruise to explore the area sampling the wine of the different vineyards.
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4. The Black Forest

Bounded by the Rhine valley to the south and west, The Black Forest is a mountain range full of dense woods located in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg in southwestern Germany. It is a hikers’ paradise and on the east it descends to the upper Neckar and Danube valleys. Visiting the Black Forests tourists can experience hills, lush forests and small villages all together. Walking, biking or driving is the most common sports of the area and the scenic routes lead to many tiny villages and old monasteries. While the best tourist routes are the German Clock Road and the wine route, no Black Forest tour is complete without tasting the mouthwatering Black Forest Cake, with chocolate, cream and a good dash of cherry schnapps.
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5. The Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest is the famous beer festival in Munich, the beer capital of Germany. Originally held to celebrate a royal wedding, it has now turned to be the biggest beer festival of the world. The sixteen day long beer and folk festival takes place between late September and the first weekend of October is attended by more than six million visitors from all over the world every year. It is an important part of Bavarian culture since it was first held in 1810. This unique festival is held in an area called the Theresienwiese and the people play music enjoys the amusement rides and taste traditional foods besides drinking a lot of beer brewed in Munich fresh from the barrel.
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