Germany: 10 Beautiful Monuments Worth Seeing

Germany is probably the least understood among the European countries. After the reunification of Germany, there has been a significant transformation, making it a very interesting tourist destination. Berlin is by far, the most visited city of Germany. There are also other cities which boast of a rich cultural heritage, worth visiting. Here we put together a list of historical monuments and buildings in Germany that we think, you should see. 10 Holstentor The Holstentor is one of the two remaining city gates of the city of Lübeck. Built in 1464, the gate now serves as a museum. Because of its two captivating round towers and arched entrance it is regarded as a symbol of Lübeck. Together with the old city center (Altstadt) of Lübeck it is one of the top tourist attractions in Germany. 9 Cologne Cathedral Easily the greatest Gothic cathedral in Germany, Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) has been Cologne’s most famous landmark for centuries. Construction of the Cologne Cathedral began in 1248 and took, with interruptions, more than 600 years to complete. It is dedicated to the saints Peter and Mary and is the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Cologne. 8 Dresden Frauenkirche The Dresden Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony. Built in the 18th century, the church was destroyed in the bombing of Dresden during World War II. The remaining ruins were left as a war memorial, following decisions of local East German leaders. The church was rebuilt after the reunification of Germany, starting in 1994. The reconstruction of its exterior...
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