Friday, May 10, 2013

Germany's Top 100 Tourist Sites Picked by Foreign Visitors

The National German Tourist Board conducted a poll to determine which of all of the country's sites and attractions were the 100 most popular with its foreign guests.  Here are the top 10.
Brandenburg Gate
Photo by Cynthia Dial
Top 10 attractions at a glance
1. Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau/Füssen, Bavaria
2. Europa-Park, Rust, Baden-Württemberg
3. Cologne Cathedral (UNESCO World Heritage), North Rhine-Westphalia
4. Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
5. The Berlin Wall (East Side Gallery, Berlin Wall Park, Berlin Wall Trail, etc.)
6. Loreley rock in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley (UNESCO World Heritage), Rhineland-Palatinate
7. Nature reserves in the Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg
8. Heidelberg Castle, Baden-Württemberg,
9. Lake Constance with Mainau Island, Monastic Island of Reichenau (UNESCO World Heritage), Lindau, prehistoric pile dwellings, Meersburg Castle, Lake Constance, Baden-Württemberg
10. Museum Island (UNESCO World Heritage), Berlin

1 comment:

  1. Interesting. I enjoyed visiting the Reichstag and the Cold War museum while in Berlin. There are also many places in the city to see while just walking about.