If you’re a rich city in the medieval days, what do you do? Well, you protect yourself and construct grand public buildings. That’s what these two did!
This German site has the world’s best collection of fossils from 50 million years ago – a fascinating period when mammals were just emerging on the planet.
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe is the world’s second-largest hillside park. It’s an incredible achievement of sloping landscapes mixed with classic architecture.
Much of the prehistoric age has been lost but these dwellings around the Alps have been so well preserved, we can learn a lot about our ancestors’ history.
The dream of a travel writer and landscape gardener was to create a grand park in his homeland of Germany. And so Muskauer Park was born.