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Photos of Neuschwanstein Castle

Not far from Hohenschwangau Castle, Ludwig II of Bavaria built a castle worthy of a fairy tale. Situated on a rocky spur overlooking the Pöllat Gorge, Neuschwanstein Castle amazes every visitor with its theatrical atmosphere. The interior furnishings create an impression of unreality. The third floor is particularly noteworthy: it contains a false grotto, a […]

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Une des tours du château de Hohenschwangau

Photos of Hohenschwangau Castle

From 1832 to 1836, Maximilian II of Bavaria had this construction built on the 12th century feudal ruins. The castle of Hohenschwangau (the castle of the High Country of the Swan in English) has kept the charm of the inhabited houses. The Gothic style of the rooms, which was in keeping with the taste of […]

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Une vache sur le bord de la route

Photos of Wertach, the Allgäu by nature

A small mid-mountain vacation resort in the heart of the Allgäu region of Bavaria, Wertach offers numerous hiking and family activities during the summer months. A true paradise for nature lovers, who will find a diverse and unspoiled flora and fauna in Wertach and the surrounding area. In the center of the Allgäu, just a […]

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Une cabane au milieu d'un champ

Photos of Oy-Mittelberg in the heart of the Allgäu

Oy-Mittelberg is located in the central Allgäu, a region in southern Bavaria close to the Austrian border. Between 800 and 1150 meters above sea level, Oy-Mittelberg invites you to spend a relaxing vacation with its beautiful and exotic views. It is like taking a front row seat in the Alpine cinema with mountains and lakes, […]

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Base nautique de l'étang Stockenweiler Weiher

Photos of Hergensweiler, Bavaria

Hergensweiler, a small Bavarian village not far from Lindau and the Austrian border, offers a pleasant stopover on the banks of the Stockenweiler Weiher, a small pond 300 meters long bordered by vegetation. Swimming and pedal boats are available, as are the fishermen who rest on its banks to enjoy the Sunday peace and quiet, […]

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Magnifique perspective sur le lac Weissensee

Photos of Füssen, start of the famous Romantic Road

The romantic town of Füssen, located on the German Alpine Road, is also the starting point of the famous Romantic Road. It is surrounded by an enchanting landscape of idyllic lakes, small hills and majestic mountains. The charming old town of Füssen with its nearby royal castles is worth a trip in summer and winter. […]

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Un magnifique ours blanc

Photos of the Berlin Zoo

On August 1, 1844, the Berlin Zoological Garden was the ninth zoo to open in Europe. The bombing and fighting of World War II dealt a terrible blow to the Berlin Zoological Garden. Of the 3,715 residents, only 91 animals survived, including the famous hippopotamus “Knautschke”, which according to legend submerged itself in its tank […]

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La porte d'Ishtar à Babylone

Photos of the Pergamon Museum

The Pergamon Museum was built between 1910 and 1930 by Ludwig Hoffmann. Poor foundations, however, soon led to damage in the building, which had to be pulled down before the First World War. The new, larger Pergamon Museum was designed in three wings. Today it houses three museums: the Antikensammlung Collection with its exhibits of […]

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La façade du Reichstag, le Parlement allemand

Photos of the Reichstag

The Reichstag Palace was built between 1884 and 1894. It housed the parliament of the German Empire and the Weimar Republic, and was severely damaged during the Second World War. The building has been rebuilt and renovated since 1994, and now houses the parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Anecdote In 1894, after […]

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Stèle du chambellan Sesostris

Photos of the Neues Museum (New Museum)

The Neues Museum or New Museum reopened in October 2009 after a masterful refurbishment (about 200 million euros) by architect David Chipperfield. It houses the Egyptian collection and part of the Prehistory, Protohistory and Antiquities collection. Visitors can discover the history of the ancient world, from the Near East to the Atlantic, from North Africa […]

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