Hamburg would not be the city it is today without its port. Over the centuries, it allowed Hamburg to grow. And now the water is one of its biggest assets.
The Bauhaus style has influenced architecture and design for almost a century… but it was in these German cities that the movement found its feet.
In the small German town of Weimar, there was a flourishing intellectual scene that created some of the country’s best writers and artists.
Spread over an enormous area, this Garden Kingdom in Germany brings together a string of landscaped parks with magnificent palaces and public buildings.
With social housing, Berlin proved itself to be ahead of the times. Check out these remarkable housing estates from a century ago – still used today!
These beautiful castles not far from Cologne are the first examples of Rococo architecture in Europe and are definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area.
It took more than 600 years to build but it was worth the wait. Cologne Cathedral is one of the most impressive sights in Germany.
When a wooden statue of Jesus was apparently seen weeping tears in the 18th century, a grand church was needed to house the icon for the pilgrims that descended.
There was once a plan to turn this small German town into a ‘second Rome’. When you see it for yourself, it’s clear how it grew in grandeur.