From the coast to the Alpine foothills, from Saxony to the Saarland, these links inform you about destinations for trips and outings.
Creative, fast-paced, open-minded: Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has become one of the most exciting, liveliest cities in Europe. The 3.5-million metropolis, which is the capital city of the country as well as of a German state, moves fast. Berlin is the venue of in excess of one thousand events a day, including the state opera, openings of new art exhibitions in inner courtyards or multicultural festivals.
From the capital city of Germany to the German seat of the United Nations (UNO): UNO organizations are now working under one roof in the “Langer Eugen”, the former parliamentary building. The home of Ludwig van Beethoven radiates its charm as an old royal residence. You‘ll find western history everywhere you go in Bonn - even the old Romans came to settle here on the banks of the Rhine River.
“Bremen in three minutes.“ Is that possible? It is – on an official tour with the “City Informants of Bremen“. Learn about the history of the tiny state, which has consisted of two cities since 1947. Bremerhaven‘s own website has been integrated into Bremen‘s.
If you are looking for an apartment in Dresden, take a look at the list of rents which you can download from the official website www.dresden.de. Then you can easily find the right registration office here.
Düsseldorf’s historic town center is renowned as the “longest bar in the world”. More than 250 breweries, pubs, bars and restaurants are lined up one beside the other in the narrow alleyways in the downtown area. The state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia is also world-famous for the “Königsallee” (King’s Avenue) with its glittering luxury boutiques. Advertising, fashion and telecommunications – all these branches have their roots in the tradeshow center of Düsseldorf.
“Mainhattan” – that’s what the city of Frankfurt on the banks of the Main River is often fondly called, not least because of the many skyscrapers and the glittering towers of glass you’ll find here. The city, which is home to approximately 700,000 people, is world-famous for its stockmarket and as a tradefair location. Frankfurt is one of the major traffic hubs in Europe and, because the headquarters of the European Central Bank are located here, it also has an important political function.
A metropolis of millions steeped in history on the Elbe River: the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is a German state, the country’s second largest city and the most important center for foreign trade in Germany all rolled into one. Huge container ships sail daily through the “door to the world”, Hamburg’s overseas port. Every fourth container comes from China or is being shipped there.
The people in the capital city of Lower Saxony love Hannover because it’s so “green”. Whether it’s in the famous Baroque “Herrenhäuser Gardens” or Europe’s largest city forest, the “Eilenriede” – the international tradeshow center offers plenty of spaces for rest and recreation. Sailing enthusiasts can even hoist their anchors on Masch Lake!
The Cathedral in Cologne might be Germany’s most popular tourist attraction, but the Carnival, the “Fastelovend”, also attracts millions of guests to the cultural metropolis on the banks of the Rhine River each year. Cologne was founded more than 2000 years ago by a Roman general and was known as “Colonia” at that time. Today, there is still a lot of evidence of the old Roman origins to be found throughout the downtown area.
Would you like to pay a virtual visit to Worms, Wankendorf or Hackpfüffel? If you‘d like to explore every corner of Germany, then be sure to go to meinestadt.de to find out everything about the towns and cities in this country. Whether you‘re looking for business addresses, an events calendar or weather statistics – this city network will provide explorers with all the information their hearts desire.
At the “Wiesn“, the Munich Oktoberfest – the largest public festival worldwide – around 6 million liters of beer are drunk each year. That may be impressive, but be sure you also pay a visit to the extensive official Munich Portal to find out what else is going on in the extraordinary capital city of Bavaria.
The automotive industry, wine growing and “späetzle”, a local specialty – that’s what Stuttgart is most famous for. The state capital of Baden-Württemberg, which is home to close to 600,000 people, is the center of one of the most industrialized regions in the Federal Republic. And on the cultural scene, Stuttgart is no longer just an insider tip: the state theater, art museums or the “Weissenhofsiedlung”, an impressive complex of buildings, have transformed the city in the southwest of Germany into an attractive destination for people from all over the world.