Attractions

Top Choice Area in Hamburg

Speicherstadt

The seven-storey red-brick warehouses lining the Speicherstadt archipelago are a famous Hamburg symbol and the largest continuous warehouse complex in the world, recognised by Unesco as a World Heritage site. Its di…
Top Choice Museum in Frankfurt am Main

Senckenberg Museum

Life-size dinosaur mock-ups guard the front of Frankfurt’s natural history museum. Inside the early 1900s neo-baroque building, exhibits cover palaeontology (including fossils from the Grube Messel site), biology a…
Top Choice Square in Frankfurt am Main

Römerberg

The Römerberg is Frankfurt’s old central square. Ornately gabled half-timbered buildings, reconstructed after WWII, give an idea of how beautiful the city’s medieval core once was.In the square's centre is the Gerec…
Top Choice Cathedral in Frankfurt am Main

Kaiserdom

Frankfurt’s red-sandstone cathedral is dominated by a 95m-high Gothic tower, which can be climbed via 324 steps. Construction began in the 13th century; from 1356 to 1792, the Holy Roman Emperors were elected (and, …
Top Choice Museum in Dresden

Historisches Grünes Gewölbe

The Historic Green Vault displays some 3000 precious items in the same fashion as during the time of August der Starke, namely on shelves and tables without glass protection in a series of increasingly lavish rooms.…
Top Choice Palace in Dresden

Zwinger

A collaboration between the architect Matthäus Pöppelmann and the sculptor Balthasar Permoser, the Zwinger was built between 1710 and 1728 on the orders of Augustus the Strong, who having returned from seeing Louis …
Top Choice Historic Building in Hamburg

Chilehaus

One of Hamburg's most beautiful buildings is the crowning gem of the new Unesco-annointed Kontorhaus District. The brown-brick 1924 Chilehaus is shaped like an ocean liner, with remarkable curved walls meeting in th…
Top Choice Museum in Hamburg

Hamburger Kunsthalle

A treasure trove of art from the Renaissance to the present day, the Kunsthalle spans two buildings linked by an underground passage. The main building houses works ranging from medieval portraiture to 20th-century …
Top Choice Castle in The Moselle Valley

Burg Eltz

At the head of the beautiful Eltz Valley, a side valley of the Moselle, Burg Eltz is one of the most romantic medieval castles in Germany. Never destroyed, this fairy-tale vision of turrets, towers, oriels, gables a…
Top Choice Memorial in Hamburg

Mahnmal St-Nikolai

St Nikolai church was the world’s tallest building from 1874 to 1876, and it remains Hamburg’s second-tallest structure (after the TV tower). Mostly destroyed in WWII, it is now called Mahnmal St-Nikolai. You can ta…