Travel Tips to Germany: Dresden

Dresden or “Florence on the Elbe” is known for its historic center, which was devastated during the war. But in addition, the city has festivals, university city, museums, cultural entertainment, nightlife and natural beauty. The old city of the royal court maintains its tourist attraction. Since German reunification, the city has been transformed.

The Frauenkirche, Church of Our Lady which was destroyed in WW2 and rebuilt is one of the main stops among tourists. Beautiful, still has a minimuseu presenting to the public, the reconstruction process through photos and pieces.

One advantage is that it gives the city to visit several important points, all at once. Alongside the River Elbe, you can visit a museum complex.

Dresden also has numerous art galleries and many events. The most interesting attractions besides the Dresden Frauenkirche church are: the Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera and the city palace. With more than 50 museums and galleries worldwide renown with works of old and new talents in the art of painting. The orchestras of Dresden are among the best and most appreciated worldwide. The young literary scene of the city has highlighted the cultural landscape.

For leisure and fun, just get in the nightlife of the metropolis of Saxony. What else is the predominant student scene. With about 180 bars and also clubs on the outskirts of Neustadt district, the city center can draw attention of the public especially tourists with its numerous film festivals, dance and music. The famous Christmas Fair formed more than 570 years is also of movement.

With the most beautiful parks you can enjoy the beauty of the location on long walks. There are miles of bike paths in the extension of the Elbe River that attracts not only the riders but also practitioners of races and skaters. Outskirts of the city can be found a region known as the Switzerland of Saxony, or Saxon Schweiz in German, which with its curious sandstone formations provides one of the most interesting landscapes in Germany. Worth knowing.

Travel Tips to Germany: Munich, Baviera

Munich (or München in German) is an ancient city and graceful. Despite being much destroyed during World War II, she was able to regain its charm. Its attractions range from shopping to cultural programs like museums or options in nature, and nightlife.

Munich is also known as the beer capital and Bavaria, the largest German state: a paradise with fairytale castles to mixed landscapes of the Alps.

For sightseeing in Munich, a good starting point is to start the Marienplatz, a central square of the Bavarian capital. There is located the city hall, and several other buildings in the city. When the clocks mark 11h, 12h, 17h or 21h, it is good to be aware that the bells of the building in neo-Gothic style, occasionally accompanied by Knights badalam mechanics together enact a tournament.

At around Marienplatz you can find shops and souvenir stalls. Chaveirinhos, shirts, pens, mugs and other gift options can be purchased for family and friends.

If you get hungry after you move and do the shopping, the choice is to visit the traditional deli Alois Dallmayr, close to Marienplatz. The store has options German delicacies such as: sausage, breads, chocolates, cakes, jellies, sauces and cheeses.

Vale yet know the palace of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm German. Another option, not so far from the city center is the fabulous Schloss Nymphenburg palace that was the summer home of Bavarian kings. The castle of the seventeenth century has a façade and provides extensive visitation. In one of the rooms, we can find the Gallery of Beauties, where there are the most beautiful portraits of the time. After knowing closely the actual mazes, gives even to walk and even get lost in the incredible gardens symmetrically planned.

Munich is also the capital of beers of all kinds. Among adults this is the main and most coveted attractive city. Mugs carry a liter beers with at least 5% alcohol. It all started many years ago, when the King of Bavaria, Maximilian I, authorized the breweries to market their drinks outdoors, directly to consumers.

Since 1812, Augustiner Biergarten is the oldest beer garden in Munich. In an era without refrigeration, the beer was preserved in cellars built under chestnut trees and gravel. Thus began the most famous tourist attraction in the region, the Oktoberfest.