39 Famous Germany Landmarks for Your Bucket List Story

By Lauren Rey

Introduction

39 Famous Germany Landmarks for Your Bucket List Story

This article covers famous Germany landmarks that are a must-see, including natural and historical landmarks...

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Famous Places in Germany

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Bastei Bridge

The Bastei Bridge has been a famous German landmark since it was built in the...

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Geierlay Suspension Bridge

The Geierlay Suspension Bridge spans 1,280 feet across the Hunsrück Valley in Saxon Switzerland National...

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Berlin Cathedral

One of the most famous landmarks of Germany, the Berlin Cathedral, was originally constructed in...

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Museum Island

One of the most famous World Heritage Sites in Germany, Museum Island is a collection...

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East Side Gallery

Once a stretch of the Berlin Wall, the East Side Gallery is now the largest...

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Ulm Minster

The Ulmer Münster is a 14th-century gothic cathedral standing at 530 feet tall. It is...

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Old Heidelberg Bridge

Originally constructed in 1788, the Old Heidelberg Bridge is an iconic landmark in the town...

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Stiftung AutoMuseum Volkswagen

Another famous landmark of Germany's iconic automobile industry, the Stiftung AutoMuseum Volkswagen, is a top...

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Famous German Buildings

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Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg is one of the largest and most famous concert halls in the...

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Reichstag Building

The Reichstag, also known as the German Parliament Building, was first built in 1894 but...

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The New Town Hall and Old Town Hall, Munich

Marienplatz, also known as Mary's Square, is a town square in Munich famous for the...

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European Central Bank Building

The European Central Bank Building in downtown Frankfurt is one of the tallest and most...

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Duchess Anna Amalia Library

With a collection of over one million books, including medieval manuscripts and other early literary...

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Mercedes Benz Museum

The Mercedes Benz Museum is a top destination for automobile enthusiasts. This nine-level building has...

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BMW Welt

The unique futuristic architecture of the BMW Welt building in Munich draws just as much...

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Kö-Bogen

The Kö-Bogen is a modern shopping mall and a top attraction in Düsseldorf. It was...

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Frankfurter Römer

One of the most famous historical sites in Germany, the Römer has served as Frankfurt's...

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Famous German Statues

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Niederwald Statue

The Niederwald Statue was erected in 1883 to symbolize the unification of Germany after the...

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Hercules Statue

The famous Hercules Statue stands over 1,700 feet above the city of Kassel. It is...

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The Golden Rider

The iconic Golden Rider statue was sculpted in 1736 as a tribute to August the...

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Neptune Fountain

Neptune Fountain, also known as "Neptunbrunnen," resides in a popular city square in downtown Berlin...

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Famous Monuments in Germany

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Berlin Wall Memorial

The Berlin Wall Memorial serves as a German monument, place of remembrance, and museum dedicated...

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The Holocaust Memorial

The Holocaust Memorial, also called the "Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe," provides a...

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Laboe Naval Memorial

The Laboe Naval Memorial was completed in 1936 to memorialize the fallen soldiers of the...

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Brandenburg Gate

One of the most famous historical landmarks in Germany, the Brandenburg Gate was erected in...

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The Brothers Grimm Monument

Known as the starting point for the German Fairytale Road, the Brothers Grimm Monument is...

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Victory Column

The Victory Column was completed in 1873 to represent German victories in the Second Schleswig...

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Historical Places in Germany

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Neuschwanstein Castle

Once home to Bavarian King Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein is a 19th-century castle in the Bavaria...

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Cologne Cathedral

One of the most famous cathedrals in Europe, Cologne Cathedral's history dates all the way...

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Eltz Castle

Nicknamed "a fairy tale in stone," Eltz Castle was built in the 12th century and...

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Heidelberg Castle

Another famous German landmark, the Heidelberg Castle is one of the country's oldest structures. It...

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Imperial Castle of Nuremberg

The Imperial Castle of Nuremberg is part of a medieval city that dates back to...

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Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg Palace is a historic royal palace that served as the former home to generations...

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Natural Landmarks in Germany

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Saxon Switzerland National Park

The Saxon Switzerland National Park is one of Germany's most famous National Parks. It covers...

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Elbe Sandstone Mountains

The Elbe Sandstone Mountains lie on the border between Germany and the Czech Republic. The...

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Lake Constance

Lake Constance is a 207-square-mile lake spanning the border of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. It...

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Black Forest

Germany's Black Forest covers over 2,300 square miles of mountains and forested land in southwest...

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Mount Zugspitze

Mount Zugspitze is part of the Wetterstein Mountains bordering Germany and Austria. Zugspitze is Germany's...

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Triberg Waterfalls

The Triberg Waterfalls are the tallest waterfalls in Germany with multiple cascades over 530 feet...

Conclusion

In Summary

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