Germany according to some recent travel statistics is the fifth most visited tour destination in Europe. Though foreigners still don't understand the customs and traditions of Germany as well as the other European countries, the historic significance and the enigmatic aura is attracting tourists from across the world. The ensuing article mentions the five most visited tourist attractions in Germany.
Frankfurt: Set on the banks of River Main, Frankfurt is the fifth-largest city of the German capital and is known as a financial hub of international repute. The city also has proved its excellence in various other sectors including transport, tourism, education, commerce etc. Tour Romerberg, Hauptwache, Paulskirche, Alte oper and Borse when on a holiday to Frankfurt.
Berlin: The German capital Berlin is a beautiful city dotted with tourist destinations. The historic city has a grand political, cultural and scientific lineage. Some places of interest in Berlin are Berlin Philharmonic, Reichstaggebaüde, Topography of Terror, Potsdamer Platz, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Check Point Charlie, Tierpark, Branderburger Tor, Gendarmenmarkt, Garten der Welt, Neues Museum and remnants of the Berlin Wall.
Hamburg: In terms of area, Hamburg is ranked 2nd in the German capital. If the old-world charm is something that appeals you the most, then this city should be a must visit for you. A huge number of national as well as international visitors come to Hamburg each year. Miniatur Wunderland, Hafen Hamburg, International Maritime Museum, Alster Lakes, Dialog im Dunkeln, St Nikolai Memorial, HafenCity, Kunst und Gewerbe Museum, Alter Elbtunnel etc. are some of the interesting places to visit in the city.
Cologne: Another amazing tourist spot for travelers in Germany is Cologne, the fourth-largest city of the nation. The lively metropolitan is full of vibrancy and excitement. Apart from vivacious arts scene, strong culture, and various historical buildings, Cologne has numerous places of attractions such as Cologne Cathedral, Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Chocolate museum, Hohenzollern Bridge, Koelner Zoo, Rheinseilbahn, Kolner Philharmonie, Saint Gereon's Basilica and many more.
Munich: Another great place in Germany that has long been pulling lots of domestic as well as overseas visitors is Munich. It is known the third-largest city of the German capital, and is well-admired for its strong financial as well as publishing base. Apart from this, Munich also boasts of a huge number of interesting tourist destinations. These are Oktoberfest, Eisbach, Deutsche Museum, Olympiapark, Old Pinakothek, Allianz Arena, English Garden, St. Peter's Church (Peterskirche), Bayerische Staatsoper Opera House, Starnberger See etc.
Germany has several other striking places that attract lots of tourists each year. You can enjoy visiting various historical places, galleries, museums, zoos, water parks and many other things there. Shop for clothes and souvenirs at the local boutiques. Foodies must visit the local joints and try traditional cuisine and pamper their taste buds. Nature-lovers can take pleasure in a couple of short nature trips. In short, German tourist attractions come with lots of activities and excitement, and you can make the most of them.
Koushik Giri is a travel consultant. He has written many articles on travel and tourism. Here he has spoken about various German tourist attractions.