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Germany's location at the heart of Europe has shaped its history both for good and bad. It is the fifth largest country in Europe and shares its border with nine neighbor countries. Germany's central and southern regions have forested hills and mountains cut through by the Danube, Main, and Rhine river valleys. In the north, the landscape flattens out to a wide plain that stretches to the North Sea. Between these extremes, Germany is a country of incredible variety. Germany is the land of cultural heritage where it is known for its famous historical spots and world class institutions. It has been called the "Land of Poets and Thinkers." Germans are famous in all forms of art, but particularly classical music. Germany's famous composers include Bach, Brahms, Schumann, Wagner, and Beethoven and some of the world's greatest philosophers include Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and Heidegger are from Germany. This country boasts some of the world's most famous inventions like the light bulb, insulin, the automated calculator, and the automobile. Germany has more cultural activities and places than any other country – it's a cultured place, with 6,200 museums, 820 theaters, 130 professional orchestras and 8,800 libraries. Berlin is the capital of Germany featured with art museums, and other historic places. A feature of Berlin, aside from its exuberance, is the way it continuously reinvents itself. It also called as greener city of Germany by its forests, lakes and sprawling parks.
1. Berlin's Brandenburg Gate - Modeled on the Acropolis in Athens and built for King Frederick William II in 1791, the monumental sandstone Brandenburg Gate in Berlin's Mitte district was the city's first Neoclassical structure.
2. The Black Forest - The Beautiful Black Forest with its dark, densely-wooded hills is one of the most visited upland regions in Europe.
3. Fairytale Castle: Neuschwanstein - Neuschwanstein Castle, one of Europe's most famous royal castles it was built from 1869-86, King Ludwig II of Bavaria built this many-towered and battlement-covered fantasy fortress - the inspiration for Walt Disney's famous theme park castles.
4. Heidelberg Castle - World-famous and a byword for German Romanticism – Heidelberg Castle. The castle ruins rise majestically over the roofs of the old town, but for five hundred years it was home to the Prince Electors of the Palatinate
5. Dresden Frauenkirche - It was one of the great masterpieces of Baroque art and was one of the wonders of European architecture.
6. Charlottenburg Palace - Charlottenburg Palace is Berlin's best surviving example of the architectural passions and skills of the Prussian kings.
7. Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) - Near the left bank of the Rhine, Cologne's towering landmark, the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Mary, is a masterpiece of High Gothic architecture. One of the largest cathedrals in Europe, it was started in 1248 and is considered the most ambitious building project of the Middle Ages.
8. Miniatur Wunderland & Historic Port of Hamburg - In the heart of the historic Port of Hamburg, the magnificent Miniatur Wunderland, the world's largest model railway, is an attraction that appeals equally to young and old alike.
9. Museum Island in Berlin - World-famous Museumsinsel, or Museum Island, lies between the River Spree and the Kupfergraben - a 400-meter-long canal off the river - and includes many of Berlin's oldest and most important museums.
10. The Island of Rügen - Rügen is the largest and most beautiful of the German Baltic islands, separated from the mainland by the Strelasund and linked to the mainland town of Stralsund by a causeway
11. Insel Mainau - Insel Mainau, the spectacular Flower Island on beautiful Lake Constance, covers an area of 110 acres and attracts many visitors with its beautiful parks and gardens, luxuriant with semitropical and tropical vegetation.
12. Sanssouci Palace - In the heart of Sanssouci Park in the city of Potsdam, you’ll find the incredible New Palace, often referred to as Sanssouci Palace. Built in the 18th century under the commission of Frederick the Great, the palace is a beautiful example of baroque architecture and design
13. Heidelberg University - One of the oldest university dated to 16-17th century Nearby, in Grabengasse, you'll find the richly stocked University Library whose principal treasure is the 14th-century Manessische Handschrift, an illuminated manuscript of medieval songs.