The Bayern München Experience at The Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena, Munich

The Bayern Munich Experience – A History of Germany’s Most Successful Soccer Club: FC Bayern Munich, Germany’s most successful football club, is opening its Bayern Munich Club museum at The Allianz Arena in the course of the current season (2011/2012).  This will be no ordinary museum – the Club is creating The Bayern Munich Experience […]

Sinsheim Museum – An Outstanding Technology Museum

Concorde and Tupolev - Photo Coutesy of Sinsheim Auto & Tecknik Museum

See the Concorde, a Space Shuttle, Formula-1s, Vintage Cars at the Sinsheim Museum: Sinsheim is a town in the southwest of Germany, about 22 kilometers southeast of Heildelberg. Its main tourist attraction is the Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum, the largest privately owned museum in Europe with more than 1 million visitors a year. A […]

The Romantic Schloss Rheinfels at St. Goar

Schloss Rheinfels - Rhine Castles

For a Room with a View of the Rhine, Romantik Schloss Rheinfels is Hard to Beat Perched on a hill above the Rhine River, at the town of St. Goar, is Burg Rheinfels, one of the many castle ruins along the Middle Rhine Valley.  When Burg Rheinfels was built in 1245, it was the largest […]

A Grand Schloss Hotel Fit for a King

Schloss Bensberg by Frank Vincentz/Wiki

Schloss Bensberg Is One of the Largest Baroque Palaces in Europe: Located in the city of Bergisch Gladbach, high above the Bay of Cologne is Schloss Bensberg (Bensberg Palace), one the largest Baroque palaces in Europe today. History of Schloss Bensberg Schloss Bensberg was commissioned by Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine, for his second wife Anna […]

Rheinland-Pfalz: Almond Blossom Festival

Rheinland-Pfalz-Almond-Blossoms © GNTB

The Rheinland-Pfalz is Famous for its Almond Blossom Festival: Spring is almond blossom time in the Rheinland-Pfalz or Rhineland-Palatinate and although the Pfalz has a many highlight events happening throughout the year, none is more highly anticipated than the Almond Blossom Festival. The appearance of the first almond blossoms is an indication that winter has […]

Bürgersaal – A Munich Church with Beautiful Frescos

Bürgersaal, Munich © Travel Signposts

Bürgersaal or Bürgersaalkirche is a Fine Example of Bavarian Rococo Work : To the north of Marienplatz, at Neuhauser Strasse 48, is Bürgersaal (or Bürgersaalkirche), a Munich church that is worth a visit. Bürgersaal was originally built as a ‘citizens hall’ – a meeting place for the Marian Congregation.  The Marian Congregation was a Catholic […]

Schloss Köpenick – A Baroque Palace in Köpenick, Berlin

Köpenick Castle

Schloss Köpenick is One of the Town of Köpenick’s Main Attractions:   To the south-east of Berlin is the historic town of Köpenick, a town that is much older than Berlin. Long before Köpenick became a part of Berlin, it was an independent town.  One of Köpenick’s main attractions is the Schloss Köpenick, a Baroque […]

Konzerthaus Berlin – Berlin’s Centre of Classical Concerts

Konzerthaus Berlin

Konzerthaus Berlin – The Centre of Berlin Classical Concerts: In its previous incarnation, the Konzerthaus Berlin was once the Königliches Schauspielhaus, a theatre built by by Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Located on Berlin’s historic Gendarmenmarkt Square in the central Mitte district, it was considered to be a masterpiece of German classicism architecture. The Famous Schauspielhaus The […]

Leipzig Alte Handelsbörse – Leipzig’s Old Stock Exchange

Alte Handelsbörse © Travel Signposts

Leipzig Alte Handelsbörse Was The Old Trading Exchange for the City’s Merchants: Just behind the Leipzig Altes Rathaus (Old City Hall) at Naschmarkt 4 is one of my favourite Leipzig buildings, the Leipzig Alte Handelsbörse or Old Stock Exchange. By comparison to other Leipzig buildings, the Alte Handelsbörse is small in proportion and its symmetrical […]

Leipzig Altes Rathaus – Leipzig’s Old City Hall

Leipzig Altes Rathaus © Travel Signposts

Leipzig Altes Rathaus Was Used for Celebrations by Saxon Princes And Weddings: Leipzig’s grand Altes Rathaus (Old City Hall), is one of the most important Renaissance buildings remaining in Germany. The city had a town hall from as early as the middle of the 14th century when the citizens of Leipzig felt that a building […]