The place to spend Christmas in Germany
Everyone seems to make quite a big deal out of Christmas here, with every town having its own Christmas markets. Houses are all lit up with lights and Santa’s, and the sometimes-there snow makes it quite special. The Christmas markets appear to be identical in every town around Stuttgart, with the city center’s being the biggest. There is an ice-skating rink, tons of stalls with all kinds of sweet treats, and of course the very traditional hot cup of German mulled wine.
The towns around Stuttgart are numerous. With 80 million people, Germany is certainly a consumer market of its own. It is no surprise that you can find Germans everywhere around the
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Berlins Colorful History
Although much of Berlin was destroyed in WW2 and the city rebuilt, many national treasures have been restored, you can walk through historic places like Brandenburger Tor the history of the nation, or to the remains of the Berlin wall. Immerse in the rich and diverse art galleries and museums where you can see many of the world’s treasures.Museum buildings are fine examples of creative architecture.
Museums There are more than 170 museums and galleries where you can view the fine international art collections and works of masters and contemporary artists. View the amazing Film Museum or the Jewish Museum. The Old National Gallery has re-opened and augments the interesting range of Berlin’s museums.
Palaces and Gardens
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Germany’s Capital and Metropolis of Culture
Germany’s capital Berlin is a bustling city, a place of magic dubbed the entertainment capital of Europe. Here visitors to Germany and the city of Berlin can experience such a variety of entertainment it may be difficult to decide which events to attend.
There are opera houses, theaters, concert halls, bars, clubs, vaudevilles, revues, restaurants and pubs all awaiting your patronage. Attend the Berlin Film Festival (known as “Berlinale”) or listen to the distinctive sound’s of Berlin’s Philharmonics Orchestra or experience events such as the annual Love Parade
There are 100’s of museums, gothic cathedrals and historic places. Go shopping for fine arts or bargains in flea markets
Accommodation in Berlin ranges from Hotels
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The heartland of the EU
Germany is one of the world’s leading economic centres ranked number two in the list of top world traders and has (Jan-04)s, the fourth largest economy in the world. With a highly qualified workforce, many German companies and brands are successful in the world markets. Germany’s industrial research sector is a world leader from agriculture to space research.
Over the past couple of years Germany has been flooded with Muslim refugees. They are very unsettled and the tens of thousands of uneducated and frustrated young men are creating havoc. The crime rate has skyrocketed and in particular the rape of German women and even tourists has become an everyday event that is not reported
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Federal Republic of Germany
Tour boat on the Rhine
Locally known as Bundesrepublik Deutschland, the Federal Republic of Germany is a medium sized industrial country located in Central Europe with a population of over 90 million. It is a key member of the European Union bordering the North Sea and Baltic Seas.
Germany has always been central in human development of man on earth. Tribal territories were followed by kingdoms, and it’s now a centre of modern economic and social power. In recent history, the rise to Power of Austrian born Adolf Hitler, (deemed the avatar of fascism), and his attempt to gain military and political control of Europe resulted in world wars, one and two. Today, Germany does
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