Pergamon Museum – The Most Visited Berlin Museum

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Berlin Museum: Pergamon Museum on Berlin’s Famous Museum Island: The Pergamon Museum takes its name from the Pergamon Altar which takes pride of place in the Museum’s main hall.  Situated on Berlin’s famous Museum Island, the Pergamon Museum is the most visited Berlin museum. The Pergamon Museum was designed by Alfred Messels, but he died […]

Altes Museum Berlin – Museum Island

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Berlin Museum – Altes Museum Berlin on Museum Island: Situated on Berlin’s famous Museum Island, the Altes Museum Berlin building is one of the most beautiful and important works in Neo-Classical architecture in the world. Previously a Royal Museum Designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel the Altes Museum was built between 1823 and 1830.  The Museum […]

Zeppelin Field – A Part of the Nazi Party Rally Grounds

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Zeppelin Field – Nazi Party Rally Grounds And Site of the Nürnberg Rallies: Standing on the main grandstand of the Zeppelin Field (Zeppelinfeld in German), and seeing the rows of trucks and vans that are parked in front of us, it’s hard to imagine what this deployment area must have been like during the period […]

St Lorenzkirche – A Lutheran Nürnberg Church

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Lorenzkirche Is The Most Important of Nuremberg Churches: Cross the Pegnitz River to the southern part of the old town and the 80-metre towering twin steeples of St Lorenzkirche are hard to miss. St Lorenzkirche (St Lawrence Church) is the largest and most important of Nuremberg churches. Lorenzkirche holds many beautiful and important works of […]

Frauenkirche – Church of Our Lady, Nürnberg

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Frauenkirche’s Männleinlaufen Is Very Popular With Visitors: One of the charming attractions in Nürnberg’s Hauptmarkt is the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), a beautiful Gothic church on the eastern side of the main square. The Frauenkirche was commissioned by Emperor Charles IV as a court chapel around 1355, and it was the first Gothic church […]

Kölner Philharmonie – An Amphitheatre-like Concert Hall

Kölner Philharmonie Cologne

Köln Philharmonie Is An Important Part of Europe’s Classical Music Scene: Situated in the city centre, Cologne’s concert hall, the Kölner Philharmonie, is a relatively modern building which was  opened on 14th September 1986. Kölner Philharmonie Concerts With over 400 concerts each year, Kölner Philharmonie has been an important part of Europe’s classical music scene […]

Nuremberg Trials Memorial – A Permanent Exhibition

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Memorial to the Nuremberg Trials – A Permanent Exhibition of the Nuremberg Trials: Courtroom 600 in Nürnberg’s Palace of Justice became a venue of world history when the “Nuremberg Trials” took place here from November 1945 to 1949.  It was the first time in history that representatives of a state faced an international  tribunal and […]

Schöner Brunnen – Nuremberg’s Beautiful Fountain

Schöner Brunnen - Nürnberg Hauptmarkt

Good Luck Is Bestowed Upon Those Who Turn The Schöner Brunnen Ring Three Times: In Nuremberg’s market square (Nürnberg Hauptmarkt) is one of the city’s most famous fountains, the Schöner Brunnen (Beautiful Fountain). A common sight at the south-west flank of the Beautiful Fountain is one of tourists hanging on to the fountain grille and […]

Nürnberg Hauptmarkt – Nuremberg’s Market Square

Nuremberg Hauptmarkt

Nuremberg Hauptmarkt is The Main Market Square in the City Centre: For most people visiting Nuremberg on a coach tour or river cruise, you will no doubt be dropped off in the Nürnberg Hauptmarkt.  Nuremberg’s large market square is in the heart of the city centre and here alone there are many things to see […]

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche – A Memorial Church

Kaiser-Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche Berlin

Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial Church – A Symbol of Peace and Reconciliation: One of Berlin’s most famous landmarks the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, or the Gedächtniskirche as it’s commonly known, is a memorial church that symbolizes peace and reconciliation. Located on Breitscheidplatz in Berlin’s busy Kurfürstendamm, this Berlin church is easily recognizable. The original church on the site was built […]