The Cutest Devil in Lübeck

St Mary's Church Devil, Lubeck

The Legend of the Lübeck Devil and St. Mary’s Church The medieval town of Lübeck has many tales and legends and one that is popularly told to most visitors is that of the cute little devil, sitting on a stone outside Marienkirche (St. Mary’s Church). About Lübeck’s Devil at St. Mary’s As the legend goes, […]

Schleißheim Palaces – Munich

Schloss Schleißheim - Munich

A complex of Three Palaces: Schloss Schleißheim is a complex of three palaces set in a grand Baroque park in the village of Oberschleißheim in the northern edge of Munich. The Old Schloss Schleissheim began as a country house and hermitage built by Duke Wilhelm V of Bavaria. From an early stage, the Duke renounced […]

Munich Residenz – the Largest City Palace in Germany

Munich Residenz

Munich Residenz was the seat of Bavarian Dukes, Electors and Kings: The Munich Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany. It served as the seat of government and the residence of Bavarian dukes, electors and kings for 410 years, from 1508 to 1918. What began as a small moated castle in 1385 at the […]

Schloss Nymphenburg – Munich’s Favourite Palace

Schloss Nymphenburg - Munich

Nymphenburg Palace is one of the most Beautiful Palaces in Europe: One of the favourite Munich attractions, and said to be one of Europe’s most beautiful palaces is the Schloss Nymphenburg. This Baroque palace, set in the western part of Munich, was the summer residence of Bavarian monarchs for generations. A Gift from the Elector […]

Enjoy Classical Music in Historic Berlin Churches

Berliner Dom

BERLIN CLASSICAL CONCERTS IN HISTORICAL CHURCHES: From the number of classical music festivals and evening concerts held in Berlin each summer, it’s obvious that Berlin is a city that loves its classical music. Annual summer music festivals like the Fête de la Musique, Classic Open Air, Berlin Klassiktage and Musikfest Berlin are just a few […]

Interesting and Fun Facts About Berlin Attractions

Friedrichstadt-Palast © GNTB/Merten, Hans Peter

Some Interesting and Fun Facts for your Berlin Holiday: Berlin is an interesting city on many fronts.  For your next Berlin holiday, here are some interesting facts about Berlin attractions that you may visit: Many of the city’s landmarks go back to the time of the Prussian kings from the House of Hohenzoller. During the […]

Berliner Philharmonie – Home to Europe’s Finest Orchestra

Berliner Philharmonie and Chamber Music Hall

Philharmonie Enjoys the Rare Distinction of Having great Acoustics and Architecture: Berliner Philharmonie is home to one of Europe’s finest philharmonic orchestras. The Philharmonie was designed by Hans Scharoun and built between 1960 and 1963. It opened on October 15, 1963, with a concert by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan, a […]

Enjoy Classical Music in the Home of Prussian Kings

Schloss-Charlottenburg - Courtesy GNTB

Schloss Charlottenburg was home to Many Prussian Kings and Queens: If you’re looking to enjoy some classical concerts in Berlin, there’s no more majestic venue to do this than at Schloss Charlottenburg. Charlottenburg Palace is Berlin’s largest royal palace and the only surviving building in the city which dates back to the time of the […]

Schweine Museum – The Largest Pig Museum in the World

Schweine Museum - Stuttgart

Stuttgart’s Unique Pig Museum Tells All About Pigs: Stuttgart’s Schweine Museum it seems is the largest pig museum in the world, with more than 37,000 sculptures, prints, paintings and documents from all around the globe covering all manner of pig facts. Schweine Museum In an exhibition space of over 800m² are 26 themed rooms dedicated […]