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Munich

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4449,10505,574

Berlin

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7042,15963,1268

Hamburg

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1529,3635,482

Nürnberg

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942,3148,192

Düsseldorf

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944,2208,322

Cologne

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1656,4399,437

Stuttgart

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622,1675,182

Frankfurt am Main

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1793,3934,340

Koblenz

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412,1113,48

Heidelberg

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1079,2970,91

Dresden

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1365,4084,186

Leipzig

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528,1151,127

Trier

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577,1416,49

Mainz

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317,665,41

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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595,1876,53

Karlsruhe

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903,4155,52

Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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310,1060,59

Hannover

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660,2143,165

Bonn

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267,871,88

Aachen

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809,2501,45

Baden-Baden

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197,615,66

Schloss Neuschwanstein

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249,789,0

Konstanz

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267,927,31

Würzburg

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390,1307,50

Mannheim

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204,460,44

Bremen

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422,1095,48

Münster

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308,972,44

Freiburg im Breisgau

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418,1093,49

Wiesbaden

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250,482,46

Regensburg

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258,830,50

Bamberg

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452,1502,45

Speyer

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349,1163,19

Füssen

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251,848,36

Ulm

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246,862,31

Berchtesgaden

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284,828,32

Rüdesheim am Rhein

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180,325,15

Darmstadt

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204,668,36

Lübeck

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265,661,56

Cochem

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217,459,50

Passau

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202,514,36

Oberammergau

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94,371,40

Kiel

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100,311,41

Rügen

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179,419,1

Black Forest

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96,303,0

Kaiserslautern

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71,235,22

Rostock

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153,472,56

Bernkastel-Kues

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138,332,27

Marburg an der Lahn

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217,889,13

Potsdam

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401,1329,46

Mittenwald

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79,302,27

Munich

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  • Schloss Nymphenburg

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Munich Things to Do

    Schloss Nymphenburg was the summer-residence of the Bavarian kings and the birthplace of "mad" king Ludwig II. Nymphenburg is one of the most beautiful baroque castles in Europe with a large baroque garden around it. You will need the whole day in order to see all the various smaller castles and other places of interest in the large park around...

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  • Hotel Uhland

    Munich Hotels

    This is a wonderful little hotel on a very quiet residential street very near the Oktoberfest site....

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  • Hofbräuhaus

    4 out of 5 stars

    Munich Restaurants

    What a great ambience here in the Hofbräuhaus! When you visit Munich, you should visit this place at Platz 5, in the center of Munich. Drink a great local beer and eat the Weisswurst with a Bretzel or a great Schweinebraten. It;s always very full here which is part of the ambiance. PROST! P.S. Don't forget to visit the souvenir shop right at the...

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Berlin

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  • Reichstag

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Berlin Things to Do

    One of Berlin’s most famous landmarks is the Reichstag. This iconic building has helped the German Bundestag become the most visited parliament in the world, partly because of its architecture, partly because of its accessibility, but mainly because of its history. Kaiser Wilhelm II laid the final stone of this neoclassical building in 1894 and it...

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  • Circus - The Hostel

    Berlin Hotels

    Having previously stayed in the Central and Western Ku'Dam area I decided on my 3rd visit to stay in...

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  • Snacks - Döner - Currywurst - etc

    4 out of 5 stars

    Berlin Restaurants

    Konnopke’s Imbiss is a Berlin ‘institution’. It opened for business in 1930 serving fast food to night workers. It continued in business after WW2 and the arrival of the GDR. It claims to have invented currywurst by accident in 1960. For those who have never tried it, it consist of a special type of sausage, a spicy tomato ketchup sprinkled with a...

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Hamburg

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  • Port - Hafen

    Hamburg Things to Do

    Take a harbour sight seeing tour on-board a tourist boat; the boats are modern with a lot of glass windows. You will see what's going on in Hamburg. Departure times in Summer: Mo-Fr: 10:30AM - 6PM; every 30 minutes. Sa-Su: 10AM - 6PM; every 30 minutes. .

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  • Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten

    Hamburg Hotels

    Vier Jahreszeiten One of the most expensive in Hamburg, situated on the Binnenalster right in the...

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  • Essen und Trinken

    4 out of 5 stars

    Hamburg Restaurants

    Eating a very good sandwich with fresh fish, with a fritz-kola on the side, while having a wonderful view over the harbour of Hamburg... is there anything better than this? I don't think so! Krabbenbrötchen!!! Unfortunately it's the most expensive sandwich on the menu (€7,50 while the average price here is around €3 or €4) but it's delicious. The...

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Nürnberg

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  • Castle

    Nürnberg Things to Do

    A lively market in centre.---The Nurnberg castle is a historical building on a sandstone rock in the north of the city of Nurnberg Germany. It was a residence of medieval German Kings and Emperors. Tours of the castle are available.

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  • Ibis Nuernberg Altstadt

    Nürnberg Hotels

    This hotel is right next to Nuremberg Station. Exit the old town exit, walk straight ahead for one...

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  • Burgerista

    Nürnberg Restaurants

    After heading into my fourth week traveling Europe and my second in Germany, I was craving something other than spaetzle, sausages, pretzels and potatoes. I noticed a proliferation of burger restaurants in Nuremberg and Burgerista was so cute that I decided to pop inside. I'm so glad that I did! The interior is super cute and decorated with...

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Düsseldorf

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  • Old Town - Altstadt

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Düsseldorf Things to Do

    The Neanderkirche as consecrated in 1687, around the same time as the Bergerkirche and, like that church, was built set back from the road in the courtyard area of an already-existing building. At that time Lutheran and Evangelical Protestants were only barely tolerated and their churches were not allowed to have any prominence. the houses which...

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  • Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel,...

    Düsseldorf Hotels

    Stayed here on business for 2.5 months during mid 2009. 4 star services - very comfortable rooms...

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  • Uerige

    4 out of 5 stars

    Düsseldorf Restaurants

    After a walk across the Altstadt to have some "Uerige Alt" beers (the second and next tastes better) with "Blutwurst mit Zwiebeln und Röggelchen" (black pudding with onions and a roll), Mainz cheese with bread and butter or ground meat with onions on a half roll. You will find allways all kind of people and to make contact to them is easy. They...

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Cologne

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  • Cologne Cathedral/ Kölner Dom

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cologne Things to Do

    Update June 2015: After many, many times in the cathedral I've only now found out why the shrine of the three wise kings sometimes can be seen quite close and sometimes only from afar through a fence. I realised that I always used to be there on a Saturdayafternoon, when there is confession time in the cathedral and when the entrance to the shrine...

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  • Excelsior Hotel Ernst

    Cologne Hotels

    A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, Excelsior Hotel Ernst offers a modern version of old...

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  • Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral)

    Cologne Favorites

    In 1964, when I left my children with my mother and went to meet my husband's ship in Europe, I sent periodic postcards to my daughter. This one had two 20 DM stamps The Cathedral is the outstanding thing to see in Cologne. I've been twice. Once in 1950 when I was 12, and in 1964. .. Dear Daughter We are going to see this church this morning....

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Stuttgart

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  • Wihelma

    Stuttgart Things to Do

    Park Wilhelma, Home to botanical gardens and the city’s renowned zoo. Here you can walk along the banks of the Neckar River. I didn't actually have time to go to the zoo or the gardens. I would have liked knowing about it before arriving in Stuttgart, so I tell you about it here.

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  • Waldhotel Degerloch

    Stuttgart Hotels

    The list of hotels in Stuttgart is endless just like in any other major town. There are many of them...

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  • Swabian Food

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Stuttgart Restaurants

    Close to the Hauptbahnhof, a block away. This elegant restaurant had many Swabian antiques and is one of the few places you can order food prepared in the Swabian style, each dish is individually prepared. Schnitzel, Fladlesupp, camembert, three glasses of wine and a tass kaffe. The food was much better here than at the train station.

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Frankfurt am Main

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  • Museums

    Frankfurt am Main Things to Do

    In late November,I had the privilege of learning about Frankfurt's Roman and Medieval past,especially under the Staufer kings and Konrad the Third and Frederick Barbarossa.There were excavations done at the lower levels of this museum.I also learned about the severe damage of the city of Frankfurt,during World War Two,especially in the Romer...

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  • Villa Kennedy

    Frankfurt am Main Hotels

    Housed in a magnificent Gothic mansion, Villa Kennedy is considered Frankfurt's best hotel. It is...

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  • Chicago Meatpackers

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Frankfurt am Main Restaurants

    This is an American bar and restaurant with an unbeatable location, just across from the stage entrance and offices of the Frankfurt Opera -- the NEW Frankfurt Opera, of course, not the old one. In the photo you can also see the big box that holds the stage machinery at the top of the opera house. So don't be surprised if I suggest meeting here...

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Koblenz

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  • Deutsches Eck

    Koblenz Things to Do

    Deutsches Eck (German corner) is the headland at the confluence of the Rhein and Mosel rivers. For some reason I'd expected the joining of such big rivers to be visible (some turbulence, perhaps) but the waters were calm when i wandered down to have a look. In 1897 a massive statue of Wilhelm l was erected on the paved headland, standing on top of...

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  • Mercure Koblenz 4m

    Koblenz Hotels

    Very nice rooms for the price with easy access to the altstadt. Near a bus stop.

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  • Winninger Weinstube

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Koblenz Restaurants

    This was Ingrid’s selection for the second of our two organised dinners in Koblenz, and for me was by some way the best of the two. It is a very pleasant place to enjoy a meal with friends, especially if you like to accompany that meal with wine. A Weinstube is a wine bar (literally a “wine room” which sounds pretty good to me!) and this one is in...

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Heidelberg

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  • Castle/Schloss

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Heidelberg Things to Do

    A vist to the Heidelberg Castle is a must for every Heidelbetg visitor. It takes some 300+ steps to reach the castle or go up with the Heidelberg Bergbahn from the Kornmarkt station. If you come by car park either at the underground parking at the Karl Platz (P13) or above the castle. The castle location was chosen to control the Neckar vallay...

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  • Crowne Plaza Heidelberg

    Heidelberg Hotels

    The hotel is located right across the street from the train station, and is only about 5 minutes...

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  • Food and Drink

    Heidelberg Local Customs

    like in the other areas of Europe, fruit juice are very popular in Germany and they have many kinds of brands who sell a sheer variety of bottle and aluminum canned fruit juices and even in small and big tetrapacks of which some have minimal fruit content of just 20% and others at 100% and some in between and many are in combinations of various...

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Dresden

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  • Zwinger

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Dresden Things to Do

    Originally built as an orangery and festival ground in the 18th century and rebuilt after its WWII destruction, this Baroque complex of pavilions and galleries has housed a number of museums for a long time. You can see 1 of the largest porcelain collections in the Southwest Pavilion, paintings by old masters in the Semper Gallery, a collection of...

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  • Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski

    Dresden Hotels

    Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski has 182 rooms with an average floorspace of 50 square meters. On...

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  • El Perro Borracho - CLOSED

    4 out of 5 stars

    Dresden Restaurants

    El Perro Borracho is a Spanish restaurant with a small terrace in the middle of the Kunsthofpassage courtyard. The restaurant offers tapas and typical other Spanish menu's and international dishes. In the weekend brunches are served till 3PM; on other days lunches are served till 4PM. Hours: Mo-Th: 11.30AM - 1AM Fr: 11.30AM - 2AM Sa: 10.30AM -...

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Leipzig

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  • Architecture / Historical Sites

    Leipzig Things to Do

    The Federal Administrative Court is one of the five federal supreme courts of Germany. The Bundesverwaltungsgericht has its seat at the former Reichsgericht (Imperial Court of Justice) building in Leipzig. It was the first impressive building we saw after parking our car close to it. We didn’t know what was it but guessed it was a very important...

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  • Motel One Leipzig

    Leipzig Hotels

    During an assignment in and around Leipzig in October 2015 I stayed in Leipzig’s Motel One near...

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  • Restaurant with German Cuisine

    4 out of 5 stars

    Leipzig Restaurants

    This place is filled with history, having been built in 1899 and was once just one of many Goseschenke. These pubs specialized in serving Gose, a sour lactic beer that was peculiar to Leipzig and a few surrounding towns. It suffered damage during WWII air attacks but managed to remain open until 1958 and during the last ten years of its existence...

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Trier

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  • Porta Nigra

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Trier Things to Do

    The mighty Porta Nigra is nearly all that remains of the old Roman fortifications except for some stretches of the city wall. It is said to be the largest city gate north of the Alps and is a site on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Porta was built in s

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  • Villa Hugel

    Trier Hotels

    This is a small well kept four star establishment a short walk from the centre. It's half way up the...

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  • Schwarzen Ochsen (Black Oxen)

    Trier Restaurants

    They have an excellent variety of traditional German foods. The restaurant also specializes in local wines. Enjoy your meal outdoors in the summer. There are also great German beers on tap of course! Located on Trier's main walkplatz near the Dom.

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Mainz

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  • churches

    Mainz Things to Do

    Mainz' St. Martin Cathedral dominates the skyline and has been the centre of the city for many centuries. The roots of the present building can be traced back to the year 975. However there has been a Cathedral in Mainz since at least the 6th century, probably even since the 4th century A.D. After substantial fire damage in 1009 and 1081, the...

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  • Hyatt Regency Mainz

    Mainz Hotels

    Right on the river with wounderful views. Built on part of the old fort.

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  • Eisgrub

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Mainz Restaurants

    Eisgrub Brau is one of two breweries located in Mainz (the other one is Brauhaus Castel located in Mainz-Kastel) that caters to foreigners. While Brauhaus Castel seems to being be an American hangout, Eisgrub Brau welcomes all nationalities and you never know what language you will hear when you visit. All the servers (at least all the ones I’ve...

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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