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Schrecksee
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Schrecksee

Lake Schrecksee is a small mountain lake in the state of Bavaria, Germany. Located at an elevation of at an elevation of 1813 metres above sea level within the Allgäu Alps National Park. The Allgäu Alps are part of the Northern Limestone Alps and their highest peak is the Großer […]

Neuschwanstein Castle
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Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle was built as refuge for the publicity-shy king Ludwig II of Bavaria near the village of Hohenschwangau. Started in 1869 it took until 1886 to finish the construction of Neuschwanstein castle eventually. Drafted by stage designer Christian Jank and realized by the architect Eduard Riedl. Ludwig II paid […]

Hamburg train station
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Hamburg

Hamburg, officially Freie Hansestadt Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city of Germany with over 1,79 million inhabitants. Located on the river Elbe in the north of Germany it is a popular transport hub, being the largest port in Germany and the second largest port […]

Hamburg_Speicherstadt
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Speicherstadt

Speicherstadt in Hamburg, Germany, is a very characteristic warehouse district. Built on approximately 3,5 million timber-pile foundations, it is the largest of its kind in the world. Speicherstadt is 1,5 kilometres long and was built between 1883 and 1927. The first warehouse, however, was already opened in 1888. The name, […]

Hamburg from above
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St. Michael’s Church

St. Michael’s Church is one of five Lutheran main churches in Hamburg, Germany. Due to its architecture it is considered to be one of the finest Hanseatic Protestant baroque churches. Fondly called Michel by the locals it’s a landmark of Hamburg and grants a great view over the city from […]