The Beauty of Germany, You Must Stop by These 7 Destinations!

The Beauty of Germany, You Must Stop by These 7 Destinations!

As a traveler, you must have favorite places to visit. Whether it’s at home or abroad. The various beauties in this world become the motivation and reason for travelers to satisfy their desires, even though they are far away. For true explorers or travelers, maybe the budget is no reason not to go to a place that they want, Germany is no exception. But, do you know which tourist destinations in Germany are hits and nowadays to visit? Here are 7 German tourist destinations that you must visit because of their beauty!

  1. Brandenburg Gate.

It’s incomplete if you go to Germany without visiting the Brandenburg Gate. The Brandenburg Gate is the main symbol of the Berlin gate. In addition, the Brandenburg Gate and the symbol of the unification of West Berlin and East Berlin. Built in the 18th century as the gateway to Brandenburg a der Havel, this gate is in the westernmost part of Berlin. This gate also has a long history since it was founded, especially in the political history of this country.

  1. Holstentor.

Holstentor in German means Holsten gate. A large gate made of red bricks with a Gothic design in the city of Lubeck, Germany. Holstentor is not just a gate, it is a fortress. Founded in 1464, this fort originally served as a city gate, with two circular towers on the north and south with arch-shaped gates. Today the building functions as a museum to preserve the city’s history and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

  1. Rugen Cliffs.

Better known as Rugia Island, this cliff 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).

  1. Neuschwanstein.

Are you curious about the fairy tale castle? You must visit Neuschwanstein, an old castle which in English is New Swanstone Castle. Built-in the early 19th century on a plateau 800 meters 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 meadows below.

Before visiting this castle, you still have to “struggle” to get into it. Because, two days before visiting it, you have to register to be able to get an entrance ticket. You can receive new entrance tickets when you arrive at the castle (there is a counter 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. Your struggle will not be in vain, because the beauty up there is speechless.

  1. Heidelberg Old City.

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 sides there are old buildings that are still functioning.

Heidelberg Old Fort.

Initially, Heidelberger Schloss was a fortress located in a strategic place as a defensive fort. This fort later became the residence or palace of the king in Pfalz.

  1. Cologne Cathedral.

This gothic-style church building which was built in 1248 has a unique shape. The design of Cologne Cathedral is similar to Amiens Cathedral in terms of style and width in proportion to the height of the central nave.

Inside the church, there are several points that you must see and pay attention to, namely the altar which is still standing majestically since 1322. The building looks elegant because it is made of black marble. There is also the Temple of the Three Kings, as well as five stained glass windows on the southern wall which were a gift from King Ludwig I of Bavaria.

  1. Rhine–Romantic River.

The Rhine River is the most appropriate choice. This long river that crosses several countries starts in Switzerland and ends in the North Sea, the Netherlands, flowing for 1036.20 kilometers. The Rhine River 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.