Attractions in Germany: Kolner Dom: Cologne’s geographical and spiritual heart – and its single-biggest tourist attraction is Kolner Dom. Construction began in 1248 in the French Gothic style but proceeded slowly and was eventually halted in 1560 when funds ran out. King Friedrich Wilhelm IV finally led to its completion in 1880. It is a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1996.
The Dom is Germany’s largest cathedral and must be circled to truly appreciate its dimensions. Note how its lacy spires and flying buttresses create a sensation of lightness and fragility despite its mass and height.
Schloss: Heidelberg’s ruined Schloss is one of the most romantic spots in Germany. Its tumultuous history, lonely beauty and changing moods helped inspire the German Romantic movement two centuries ago.
Schloss Charlottenburg: The grandest of Berlin’s surviving royal pads consists of the main palace and three smaller buildings dotted around the lovely palace park. Highlights include opulently furnished private royal apartments, richly festooned festival halls, collections of precious porcelain and paintings by French 18th-century masters and lots of silver, vases, tapestries and other items representative of a royal lifestyle.
Englischer Garden: The sprawling English Garden is among Europe's biggest city parks – bigger than even London's Hyde Park and New York's Central Park and a favourite playground for locals and visitors alike.
Berlin Wall: The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, constructed by the German Democratic Republic starting on 13 August 1961.
Museum Island: It is an Island in Berlin, Germany. Museum Island is the name of the northern half of an island in the Spree river in the central Mitte district of Berlin, Germany, the site of the old city of Colln.
Dresden Frauenkirche: The Dresden Frauenkirche is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony. Located at the Neumarkt, 01067 Dresden, Germany.
Heidelberg Castle: Heidelberg Castle is a famous ruin in Germany and landmark of Heidelberg. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps.
Europa-Park: Europa-Park is the largest theme park in Germany and the second most popular theme park resort in Europe, following Disneyland Paris. Europa-Park is located in Rust, in south-western Germany, between Freiburg and Strasbourg, France.
Deutsches Museum: The Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany, is the world's largest museum of science and technology, with approximately 1.5 million visitors per year and about 28,000 exhibited objects from 50 fields of science and technology.
Main Tower: Main Tower is a 56-storey, 200 m skyscraper in the Innenstadt district of Frankfurt, Germany. It is named after the nearby Main river. The building is 240 m when its antenna spire is included.
Alte Oper, Frankfurt: The original opera house in Frankfurt is now the Alte Oper, a concert hall and former opera house in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Legoland Deutschland Resort: Legoland Deutschland is a Legoland park located in Günzburg in southern Germany, roughly half way from Munich to Stuttgart, which opened in 2002. It is 43.5 hectares in area, and it is one of the four most popular theme parks in Germany.