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The inspiration for Sleeping Beauty's castle at Disneyland,
Neuschwanstein was built by King Ludwig II in the 19th century. Capture the grandeur of
this architecture and picturesque mountain scenery ...
If you're curious to know the stories below the surface of Berlin's fascinating architecture, there's nothing like walking the very same streets to bring alive everything you've ever wondered ...
Potsdam is the capital of Brandenburg state, located on the Havel River only 24 km (15 mi) southwest of Berlin city. In the 17th century, Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg made it his ...
Written by Katie H, February 2013
Hohenzollern Castle in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is one of the country’s most visited castles. Located about 50 kilometers south of Stuttgart, Germany, it is the ancestral seat of the ...
Around two hours’ drive from Berlin and less from Dresden, Bad Muskau, or Muskauer Park, lies on the Neisse River and thus right on the Polish border of Germany. While it’s a pleasant enough town, ...
Coming to Berlin for the first time, most visitors naturally want to see where the Berlin Wall ran and, if possible, see a bit of what’s left. When friends visit Berlin, I always recommend an ...
Written by JC, Germany, May 2012
In central Berlin, next to busy Friedrichstrasse station and overlooking the River Spree, is a single-story Modernist building. Its sloping roof, wide doorways and soaring windows seem to suggest ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
You know when you’re in the former East German parts of Berlin: the Walk and Don’t Walk signs look different. Ampelmann was created in 1961 in response to increasing numbers of pedestrian and ...
No less than three of Berlin ’s
inner city parks have been the subject of feature-length documentaries
in the last year, profiling the friendly collision of social groups and
subcultures which ...
Minimalism schminimalism: sometimes the eye craves excess and that’s when Rococo comes into its own. Too much was barely enough for this 18th century child of the Baroque, with its gilded lilies, ...
Written by JC, Germany, October 2011
Everyone knows Neuschwanstein. Part of the building’s ongoing allure is the legend of its owner, the so-called “mad” king, Ludwig II of Bavaria, who commissioned it as an architectural embodiment of ...
Written by JC, Germany, July 2012
Berlin ’s Reichstag
dates from the late 19th century, although its function as a seat of
parliament ended in 1933 with the rise of the Nazis, and a fire which
gutted the building and served as ...
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