Category Archives: Germany

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?

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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.

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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.

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Explore some of Europe’s most magnificent palaces from home; AFP

If after weeks of isolation, your home is beginning to feel a little cooped up, it might be fun to explore some more generously proportioned interiors.

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Fossil snake with infrared vision: Early evolution of snakes in the Messel Pit examined; Phys.org

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Hit the right notes: Why a visit to Hamburg is a must for music lovers; John Brunton; The National

It’s where The Beatles had some of their earliest gigs…

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New Hotel Will Open in Cologne; Iuliia Tore; Rus Tourism News

An existing, listed hotel in Cologne is being redesigned and supplemented with a new building for the Lifestyle brand. The hotel will boast 262 rooms.

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10 Best Places to Visit in Germany; Fantastic Traveller; Medium.com

Berlin…

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Ten reasons for Regensburg; Andreas Kirchhoff; Deutsche Welle

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Germany’s most famous sights; Sabine Peschel & Elisabeth Jahn; Deutsche Welle

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A German Jew Vows To Fight On To Remove Anti-Semitic Sculpture After Court Defeat; Aaron Labaree; NPR

“This is a church, a holy place. You can’t mix it with such a shameful assault on the Jews,” plaintiff Michael Düllmann says of the medieval work portraying Jews with a pig.

Source: A German Jew Vows To Fight On To Remove Anti-Semitic Sculpture After Court Defeat

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