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10 Best Places To Visit In Germany – The Land of Castles And History

Germany is a beautiful country which is located in the heart of Europe. The moment you step in Germany, you feel like you have landed on a fairytale destination which was pulled straight from a storybook. Such beauty! Germany is loved for its natural beauty, history, culture, stunning historic buildings, fairytale castles, mouth-watering dishes, art, fun-filled festivals and the list goes on. However, it is not possible to cover everything at a single visit, right? So, how about covering the top 10 places to visit in Germany? Sounds good? Well, quickly have a read and find out the top 10 places to visit in Germany and fill your itinerary with these stunning places.

A street in Germany
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Top 10 Places to Visit in Germany

  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • The Berlin Wall
  • Marienplatz
  • The Black Forest
  • Museum Island
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Berlin Zoological Garden
  • Mercedes Benz Museum

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1. Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburg Gate
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A visit to Brandenburg Gate is undoubtedly one of the top 10 places to visit in Germany. You can have a lovely walk and admire the beauty of this neoclassical 18th-century architectural landmark which later turned into the symbol of unity. Also, you will see this structure beautifully illuminated at night. Awesome, right? So, make sure you visit this place at night and capture some Instagram worthy images.


Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany

2. Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle
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Now that’s a fairyland picture, right? Well, get ready for a fairyland visit. Yes, a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle is definitely a fairyland visit. This castle is one of the famous and mystical castles in Europe and is believed to be the legacy left behind by the popular German King Ludwig II. This castle is perched upon the beautiful and quaint town of Hohenschwangau and is known for its stunning drawbridges and turrets. Also, it is highly advisable to book a guided tour well in advance to avoid last-minute hassles. Interestingly, Walt Disney took inspiration from this famous Neuschwanstein Castle to build the theme park. Isn’t that amazing? It is, right?


Neuschwansteinstraße 20, 87645 Schwangau, Germany

3. The Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall
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You must be waiting to see the Berlin Wall in the list of top 10 places to visit in Germany, right? And yes, here it is. Berlin Wall is definitely one of the best places to visit in Berlin. This iconic landmark of Berlin is a powerful and inspirational memorial. Interestingly, the Berlin Wall extends along the former border between the East and West Germany. Interestingly, you will find some of the Berlin Wall’s sections which are very well preserved and some are even covered in colourful graffiti. Beautiful, huh? So, make sure you visit the Berlin Wall and get close to history.


Bernauer 111, 13355 Berlin, Germany

4. Marienplatz

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Marienplatz is one of the best places to visit in Munich. This place is filled with Neo-Gothic Buildings, Clock Tower, and New Town Hall. In addition, you can visit this place at 12:00 PM to hear the Glockenspiel bell ring which is one of the main attractions. Also, if you love architecture, make sure you pay a visit to this stunning place. You can simply stroll around this place and admire the beauty of buildings, listen to street musicians and enjoy the vibe of this place. Lovely, huh?


Marienplatz, 80331 München, Germany

5. The Black Forest

Black Forest
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Woah! Looks amazing, right? Well, let’s discover this forest. The Black Forest is one of the top-rated destinations in Germany. Interestingly, this beautiful Black Forest covers 160 km from Pforzheim in the north to Waldshut on the south. The Black Forest is one of the best hiking places in Germany. Love hiking? You should definitely add this place in your itinerary. Apart from hiking, you can enjoy the panoramic views, skiing, luxury spa, open-air museum, and many more. Visit this stunning place and get yourself lost in the beauty of nature.



6. Museum Island

 Museum Island
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Love visiting museums? Well, how about visiting Museum Island which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Interesting, huh? The Museum Island ensemble five world-renowned museums right in the heart of Berlin. This place is absolutely a paradise for museum lovers. The ancient museums were built in 1830 in order to display the royal treasure of the Royal families. Later on, a new museum was built in the same place between 1843 – 1855 which included the National Gallery. Also, make sure you start your day early to cover all the places.


Berlin, Germany

7. Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral
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Here comes another UNESCO World Heritage Site in the list of top 10 places to visit in Germany. Cologne Cathedral is a Gothic architectural masterpiece and is one of the largest Catholic churches in Europe which covers an area of 6,166 square meters with 56 huge pillars. Trust me, you will run out of words to describe the beauty of this massive cathedral. You will find gold artworks, tall spires rising above the skyline, breathtaking view from the top of the bell-tower, stained-glass windows, and many more which will impress you with its beauty. Also, make sure you capture some lovely clicks of this cathedral.


Domkloster 4, 50667 Köln, Germany

8. Miniatur Wunderland

A click of taxis in Miniatur Wunderland
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Get ready to enter into a miniature land. Curious? Keep reading… And yes, a visit to Miniatur Wunderland is definitely one of the best places to visit with family in Germany. Interestingly, Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s largest and fascinating model railway which is located in the historic port of Hamburg. This model has incorporated 890 trains including sections for Scandinavia and USA. Also, you can explore the miniature world of airports, cities and many more. Isn’t that great? So, make sure you visit this place which is one of the top 10 places to visit in Germany.


Kehrwieder 2/Block D, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

9. Berlin Zoological Garden

Berlin Zoological Garden
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Love Animals? Well, here is something which has made it to the top 10 places to visit in Germany for animal lovers. Berlin Zoological Garden is one of the oldest and most renowned zoos in Germany. It covers an area of 86.5 acres and was opened in 1844. Also, how about feeding animals? Isn’t that cool? So, never miss animal feeding which is one of the major attractions in Berlin Zoological Garden.


Hardenbergplatz 8, 10787 Berlin, Germany

10. Mercedes-Benz Museum

Mercedes-Benz Museum
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Here is something interesting for Mercedes-Benz fans. Yes, a museum full of Mercedes-Benz. Great, right? This museum is spread over 8 floors. You will find many interesting things such as the first Mercedes-Benz car engine and upcoming models. Also, you can shop some miniature models of Mercedes-Benz. Cool, huh?


Mercedesstraße 100, 70372 Stuttgart, Germany

Truly a fairyland destination, right? I am sure these top 10 places to visit in Germany would have taken you virtually to Germany. And yes, it’s time to visit Germany for real. Wondering how? Well, all you have to do is to reach Pickyourtrail website and check out the Germany packages. Also, follow this page to read more travel contents. Pack your bags and get ready to say, Guten Tag!

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