Top Cities to visit in Germany

Germany is a prominent country in Europe, the second most populous in Europe. The country has a lot of forests, mountains and many other natural landscapes that add immensely to its beauty. Notable sites in the country include some sites from the 2nd world war and other places. The following are cities worthy of visit.

  1. Berlin

Berlin is Germany’s capital city. It is also the largest and most populous. It is a culturally rich city and boasts of both modern and ancient architectures. You can use different means of transportation to get a good look of the city like cars, buses, trains and trams. Notable places include the Berlin wall memorial and a lot of museums some of which tells the history of the war and Nazi periods. We also have places like Reichstag, Bradenburg gate and other places of attraction.

  1. Heidelberg

Popular as the city of Mark Twain, a renowned writer, Heidelberg is rich in culture with its many iconic buildings of ancient architectural styles. It is home to the oldest university in the country, University of Heidelberg. Other notable ancient structures include the ruins of Heidelberg castle, gothic Heiliggeistkirche cathedral and a famous route known as “the road of the Philosophers” said to have been walked by every single professor and philosopher that has been at the University.

  1. Hamburg

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, It is also home to one of the largest ports in Europe and is crossed by quite a number of canals. So you can enjoy boat cruises and explore the ancient city which has managed to preserve very many of its old architecture. Notable places include St. Michaels Church and the miniature museum of Hamburg

  1. Munich

Munich is the capital of Bravaria. The city is well known for its Oktoberfest celebration and beer halls. There are many old buildings and museums in this city as well. The city is a blend of modern and traditional architectures and lifestyles. It boasts of hosting giant companies like BMW, Allianz insurance, Siemens and some of the country’s finest universities.

  1. Frankfurt

Frankfurt is a large financial centre in Germany. it is also where the European central bank is located and the birthplace of famous writer Johann wolfgang Von Goethe. Many museums sprawl the city including the former home of the writer and others. The international book fair is one of the notable events in Frankfurt, it happens around October and it is the biggest book fair in the world.

  1. Potsdam

Potsdam is notable for its gardens and beautiful palaces including the palaces of Sanssoucci, the summer home of a former Prussian King, Federick the great, palace of Neuer Garten, Babelsberg, Glienicke and others.

  1. Cologne

The cathedral of Cologne is a sight to behold. It is one of the notable places in this beautiful German city. Also from the cathedral you can get a nice view of the river. Cologne boasts of nice architectures, vintage shops and museums.