Category Archives: Germany

Germany’s Cultural Connect; Outlook India

Take a dip into the German culture right from the comfort of your living room, with magnificent high definition virtual tours

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Virus hollows out German city centers; AFP

The charming German city of Luebeck was lovingly done up for the holidays with fairy lights and garlands but the usual festive bustle was eerily absent this pandemic-scarred winter.

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Culture of Amiens. Places to visit – old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces; Orange Smile

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The German Art Affair; Outlook India

Art, history and culture walk hand-in-hand in Germany. Libraries, museums, and art centres, here is a guide of what not to miss

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Forbidden City: 5-Hour Tour of Potsdam from Berlin; Get Your Guide

Discover the “forbidden city” in Potsdam and learn interesting facts about its history on this 6-hour tour from Berlin. See the Dutch Quarter, Sanssouci Palace, and the Bornstedt Cemetery, and admire the view from Belvedere on the Pfingstberg.

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Two World’s Heritage List Sites Overlooked in Germany; Al Awsat

The World Heritage List includes over 1,100 sites in 167 countries across the world, and the number is growing. Among these are many popular German landmarks like Berlin’s Museum Island, the Cologne Cathedral, and the Bauhaus sites. But the UNESCO list includes many more sites in Germany that haven’t acquired the same fame.

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Priceless artefacts vandalised in Berlin museums; Stefan Steinberg; WSWS

While the police investigate “in all directions,” there is considerable evidence to indicate the involvement of far-right forces in the attacks.

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Spotters Trip: In Search of the Bamberg Zen; Robin Hartmann; Spotted By Locals

What comes out if you take five Spotters from four different countries, send them to the place with the highest density of breweries in the whole world and give them three days to explore?

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Exhibits damaged at major Berlin museums, unclear by whom; AP


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5 Virtual Tours in Berlin, Germany for You to Dream Now & Visit Later; Regis Andanar; TripZilla

Catch a glimpse of the wonders of the city of Berlin through these amazing virtual tours that will allow you to dream now and visit later!

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23 days in Spain, Munich & Regensburg Itinerary in May; Inspirock

 

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Germany May Have Banished Nazism, but Its Medieval Anti-Semitism Is Still in Plain Sight; Carol Schaeffer; Smithsonian Magazine

In the city where Martin Luther revolutionized Christianity, a vile, 700-year-old sculpture openly denigrates Jews. Why is it still there?

Source: Germany May Have Banished Nazism, but Its Medieval Anti-Semitism Is Still in Plain Sight

Here are ten of Germany’s best (and longest) biking trails; The Local

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Europe’s prettiest fairytale towns; Jessica Vincent; Euronews

From snow-covered villages to towns carved into the cliffside, there’s some fairytale magic to be found across Europe.

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7 of the world’s most amazing cathedrals; RTE

Some of the world’s most beautiful cathedral.

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4 reasons you should visit Germany in the summer; Christian Kramer; The Points Guy

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1 day in Regensburg Itinerary • With Culture, Outdoors and Relaxing; InspiRock

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Visitors bypass Berlin museums despite star attractions; Yannick Pasquet; AFP

Berlin museums might house the iconic Nefertiti bust, the Ishtar gate of ancient Babylon or Rembrandt masterpieces, but they still trail global counterparts in popularity — and the coronavirus is making things worse. Millions of euros have been poured into the institutions, yet the 19 museums managed by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (SPK) attracted just 4.2 million visitors last year, while the Louvre alone drew 9.6 million.

Source: Visitors bypass Berlin museums despite star attractions

Have You Heard of the German Half-Timbered House Road?; Uttara Gangopadhyay; Outlook India

Stretching from the Elbe River to the Black Forest, the German Half-Timbered House Road covers 3,000km through more than 100 medieval towns, including UNESCO World Heritage Sites…

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Danevirke – The Great Viking Wall; Heritage Daily

The Danevirke is system of large defensive earthworks and walls that stretches across the neck of the Cimbrian peninsula in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Source: Danevirke – The Great Viking Wall – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News

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