German Castle Museum
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Behind The Myths At The German Castle Museum

Located on the Thuringian border with Bavaria, the German Castle Museum aims to get behind the myths and legends that surround many of Germany’s majestic castles and haunted ruins, to reveal the everyday life of the people who lived in them. Bad Colberg, Germany (dpa) – Siege ladders and medieval armour, Gothic …

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Anting German town China
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Anting German Town – Where A Haus Is Not A Home

This may look like your average German suburb on a quiet day, but it’s actually a planned community 30 kilometers outside of Shanghai. This is Anting German Town, a one-square-kilometre residential development founded in 2001 and built specifically to resemble a little corner of Deutschland. Unfortunately there’s just one problem —nobody …

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Bürgerpark Bremen
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Bremen Bürgerpark – One of Germany’s Most Beautiful City Parks

Covering an area of 202 hectares, the Bremen Bürgerpark is one of Germany’s best-maintained city parks, popular with both tourists and locals. Located a short walk from Bremen’s Hauptbahnhof (train station), the Bremen Bürgerpark is one of the city’s real treasures, with plenty of activities and attractions for all ages. …

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Hamburg's old Elbe tunnel
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Old Elbe Tunnel, Hamburg

A journey into the past through Hamburg’s Old Elbe Tunnel. The Old Elbe Tunnel, or Alter Elbtunnel in German, opened in 1911 and extends for 426 metres (1,398 ft) under the Elbe River from St. Pauli to Steinwerder in the Port of Hamburg. Historical monument it may be, but even …

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hannover unfinished underground station
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Hannover – Where a Ghost Lies Under Your Feet

Hannover’s Unfinished Underground Station – One Ghost Tour You Won’t Want To Miss. Located deep underground, Hannover’s Central Railway Station is one of the city’s lesser known tourist attractions – the “Geisterbahnhof” or “Ghost Station”. Originally built in the early 1970s as a station for Hannover’s planned “D” light rail line, the …

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walkable rollercoaster
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Germany’s Walkable Rollercoaster – Are You a Tiger or a Turtle?

No Need to Strap Yourself In On This Walkable Rollercoaster. If you are terrified of roller coasters, but still have a head for heights, this is definitely one way to experience the thrill. The first impression given by this immense sculpture is that it’s like any other roller coaster, with …

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