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Freudenberg
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Freudenberg

Freudenberg is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and is home to over 17.000 people. It is mainly known for its downtown core called “Alter Flecken” which is German and can be translated as old, small town. This part of Freudenberg is built wholly of half-timbered houses and gives, therefore, […]

Heidelberg
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Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a university town in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Situated at the heart of the Rhine-Neckar triangle, it is home to over 160.000 people, with roughly a quarter of it being students it is a very dynamic and vibrant town, but also has a great history. The beginnings of the city […]

Maulbronn Monastery
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Maulbronn Monastery

Maulbronn Monastery is one of the best preserved medieval monastery complexes in Europe. Located in the city of Maulbronn, in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the over 850 years old complex combines several different architectural styles, from Romanesque to late Gothic. The monastery of Maulbronn was the first place in […]

Freiburg
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Freiburg

Freiburg im Breisgau is a city in the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany, that was founded in 1120. Heavily damaged during WWII it was rebuilt on its medieval plans afterwards. Located at the Dreisam river it is home to over 227.000 people and SC Freiburg, a German Football Club that […]

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 […]