Germany World Heritage Sites

Germany World Heritage Sites

There are many different tourist spots in Germany, you should first check out the ones accorded with the world heritage site status. There are certain rules and parameters set in place for a site to be acknowledged as a world heritage site by the UNESCO.

Wismar

Wismar

Depicted in the 1922 vampire movie, Nosferatu, Wismar is a tiny port located in northern Germany. Famous for its German brick churches and other brick constructions, this city is under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list since 2002. The town might be small, but it does boast of the largest market place in Germany.

Bode Museum

Bode Museum

Check out its entrance hall in the evening when the lights are on… they look so dreamlike with statues lining the sides of the walls. Completed in the year 1904, the Bode Museum, which was designed by Ernst von Ihne is amongst a group of museums that make up the Museum Island (Museumsinsel)in Berlin. It […]

Alte Nationalgalerie

Alte Nationalgalerie

Your search for some of the largest collections of nineteenth century paintings and sculptures in Germany begins and ends over here. A must visit for those who are interested in art, the Alte Nationalgalerie, or the Old National Gallery is a treasure trove that contains artworks of the types of impressionist, biedermeier, romantic, early modernist, […]

Aachen

Aachen

Also known in the English language by its French name of Aix-la-Chapelle, Aachen is located in the extreme western part of Germany and has The Netherlands and Belgium as its neighbors. Charlemagne loved to reside in this city, which was also the coronation place of the kings of Germany. One of the best of German […]

Quedlinburg

Quedlinburg

Quedlinburg is located in the district of Harz, in the north of Harz Mountains and in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It was set on the UNESCO world heritage list in 1994. Beautiful half-timbered buildings of Quedlinburg, from at least five different centuries attract tourists from all over the world. Equally interesting are the amazing […]

Residenz

Residenz

The palace of Würzburg Residence had been designed by many of the leading Baroque architects. It is one of the renowned Baroque palaces spotted in Europe, as it finds a place in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Würzburg Residence had originally been designed for Philipp Franz von Schönborn, prince-bishop, with the young architect Balthasar […]

Museumsinsel

Museumsinsel

Museumsinsel Welcome to the island of museums. Enjoy your visit and check out the group of five museums that were constructed over a period of 106 years, stretching from 1824 to 1930. UNESCO awarded it the world heritage status in the year 1999. Situated on a small island in the Spree River of Berlin, this […]

Kölner Dom

Located in the historic city of Cologne, Kölner Dom or Cologne Cathedral is most famous landmark of the city and even one of the best-known cultural heritage monuments and historic churches in Germany, also UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wartburg castle

Wartburg castle

Wartburg castle is located near the town of Eisenach, in Thuringia state, central Germany. Wartburg Castle was added on UNESCO World Heritage List. The castle has two towers. The South Tower was originally erected in 1318 and it is the only tower preserved of the medieval castle.