There have been churches on the site of Cologne Cathedral since the 4th century.However, it was not until 1248 that this city on the Rhine became home to one of the foremost cathedrals in the Christian world – a masterpiece of Gothic architecture.
There's only one way to describe Miniature Wonderland in Hamburg: the biggest model railway in the world.
Visitors are taken on a journey through different countries and continents, through realistic miniature landscapes and worlds of fantasy.
Munich's Hellabrunn Zoo opened in 1911 in the Isar floodplains conservation area.
With more than 19,000 animals in around 40 hectares of grounds, it is one of the biggest and most bio-diverse zoos in Germany and was the world's very first 'geo-zoo'.
Natural enclosures, most of them without any bars and fences, make the Bad Mergentheim wildlife park in the Main-Tauber district a really intense family experience.
It may sound like a German bar, but the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) is actually a spit of land at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle.The Lake Constance region, where Germany borders Austria and Switzerland, is a holiday paradise set around Central Europe's third largest inland lake.The most popular excursion is to the Flower Island of Mainau, famous for its magnificent park and gardens surrounding the baroque family residence of Count Bernadotte.The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is interested in gathering the most popular attractions and has its international visitors name their German favorites.Almost 32,000 travelers to Germany from over 60 countries named their personal favorite.Situated in the heart of Europe, Germany has plenty of fantastic tourist attractions and unique sights to offer.