Europe

Hamburg train station
Europe, Germany, Places

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
Europe, Germany, Places

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
Europe, Germany, Places

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 […]

Louvre
Europe, France, Places

Paris

Paris is the capital and the most populous city of France as it is home to over 2.229.000 people. Founded in the 3rd century BC the city’s name derived from its founders – a Celtic tribe called the Parisii. Furthermore Paris is often referred to as „The City of Light“ […]

Arc de Triomphe
Europe, France, Places

Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile is located at the western end of the Champs-Élysées at the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle in Paris, the capital of France. This is also the centre of a dodecagonal configuration of twelve radiating avenues. The probably most monumental of all triumphal […]

Sacre Cœur
Europe, France, Places

Sacre Cœur

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is a Roman Catholic church at the summit of the butte Monmatre, which is the highest point of the city of Paris, the capital of France. Its most prevalent name, however, is Sacre Cœur. Designed by Paul Abatie its construction began in […]