Visiting the top attractions in Germany will certainly make your holiday more memorable and fun, as this European country has many interesting places with engaging activities for visitors. There are many towns and cities to visit in Germany including Berlin, Düsseldorf, Munich and Frankfurt where you can learn more about the country’s history - while enjoying some of the amazing sights and landmarks.
1. Schloss Benrath, Benrath, Düsseldorf
This enchanting Baroque-style maison de plaisance located in Düsseldorf, Germany and was built in 1770 for Elector Palatine Charles Theodor and his wife the Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste of Sulzbach. This castle took 25 years to build, with its beautiful gardens and Baroque style architecture. The Benrath Palace Park is also a highlight of the castle with over 80 bird species and rare Notrth American trees.
2. Europa Park, Rust
Europa Park is one of the must-visit places in Germany being the largest theme park in the country with plenty of rides and activities for everyone. This a great place to visit during a family vacation. Europa Park is full of entertainment with rollercoasters, water rides, attractions and shows including themed fun areas.
3. Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria
Rothenburg is an old town that is filled with beautiful medieval architecture. The renaissance styled Rathuas or town hall building, the clock tower and the monastery are some of the unique buildings to be visited. There are at least 8 museums which include the Criminal museum and a Doll and Toy museum too.
4. Romantic Road
Going on a Romantic Road tour is a great way to see the many sights and historical landmarks of Germany. This scenic route starts from Wurzburg to Fussen on which you will get drive through forests, mountains and small beautiful towns. The tour ends at the Neuschwanstein Castle.
5. The Brandenburg Gate, Brandenburg
Berlin's Brandenburg Gate is an 18th century monument that was commissioned to be built by King Frederick William II of Prussia as a symbol of peace. The monument is one of the top attractions in Germany and is the main entrance to the city palace.
6. The Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg
The Black Forest has always been one of the top attractions in Germany. Currently there are 2 nature parks within the Black Forest from where visitors can go on tours.. Hiking along the mountain range will reward you with a splendid view of forest and mountain range. The spa town of Baden-Baden is a must visit too. and there are countless forest areas to explore and interesting villages too.
7. The Bastei, Elbe Sandstone Mountains
The Bastei is an ancient rock formation located in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains
above the Elbe River and is a part of the Saxon Switzerland National Park. As one of the top attractions in Germany iy does not disappoint and is a great place for rock climbing and hiking.
8. The Bavarian Forest, Bavaria
The Bavarian Forest is located in Bavaria and borders the Czech Republic. The Bavarian National Park is located within the forest where activities like hiking along the nature trails and mountain biking can be enjoyed. Observing wildlife, the mountain range and taking in the forest scenery is great way experience the natural landscapes of Germany. There are even small villages located within the forest.
9. Neuschwanstein, Bavaria
The fairytale Neuschwanstein that inspired the castle in Disney’s Sleeping beauty is located within the Bavarian Alps, and is one of the must-visit places in Germany. Neuschwanstein was built as a retreat by Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1869. The castle looks medieval, however, it also had modern amenities of the day such as running water and heating.
10. The Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall is definitely one of the top attractions in Germany. Your vacation will not be complete without visiting this important monument. The fall of the Berlin Wall was a major historical event that marked the end of the separation of East and West Berlin. Today 260 feet of the wall covered in graffiti from the western side is located at the Topography of Terror, the former Gestapo Head Quarters. Other sections are located in Bernauer Straße as a memorial and along the River Spree as an open air exhibition.
A Muslim Guide to Germany
Due to a high Muslim population in Berlin, it is easy to find Halal restaurants in Germany. Halal food in Germany can even be found in cities such as Hamburg and Munich too. There are numerous Mosques in Germany even in the smaller cities and more information can be gathered from the locals too.