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Top 6 Tourist Destinations in Germany

Are you considering travelling to Germany soon? There are many natural and manmade attractions in Germany to enjoy. As a European country that is home to a unique culture, history and plenty of natural beauty, you'll love to explore all that it has to offer. I In fact, several places on this list have made the UNESCO World Heritage List as culturally important sites. To help you create your travel itinerary, we've put together a list of the top 6 tourist destination in Germany.
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Frauenkirche

Located in Dresden, the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is a church that was completely reconstructed and reopened in 2005. After being completely destroyed during World War II, the construction team relied on the original plans from the 1720s for the church to rebuild it. Since then, it has become a hugely popular tourist attraction, even gaining a visit from former U.S. President Barack Obama in 2009.

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Lindau

Lindau is a major town and an island on the eastern side of Lake Constance (Bodensee in German). Located near the borders of Austria and Switzerland, it is the most popular tourist attraction in the South of Germany.
Lindau is famous for its architecture with many sites to enjoy, including Gardens and Parks of Lindau, churches, and the Historic Town Hall, home to Lindau's Old Book Archive. Shoppers can enjoy dining and shops on Maximilianstraße, the main street of the island..

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Rügen Cliffs

Rügen Cliffs are the main landmark of Rügen island. The chalk cliffs are located inside Jasmund National Park, home to diverse natural habitats, including flint stone beaches and the pristine Ancient Beech Fore.

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Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom)

Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Cologne, Germany. It's Gothic architecture attracts visitors from around the world. It is Germany's most visited landmark, taking over 600 years to build starting in 1248.

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Oktoberfest

Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Oktoberfest is a 16- to 18-day folk festival that runs from mid or late September to the first weekend in October. An important part of Bavarian culture, the festival has been held since the beginning of the 19th century.
In addition to a host of German beer varieties, you'll find amusement rides, games, and many traditional foods, including Hendl (roast chicken), Würstl (sausages), Brezen (pretzels), Knödel (potato or bread dumplings), and Reiberdatschi (potato pancakes).

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Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein)

Neuschwanstein Castle is a palace located on a hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. More than 61 million people have visited Neuschwanstein Castle to date, making it one of Germany's top tourist attractions.
The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner in 1869. It was completed in 1886 and opened to the public that same year.

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