Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, Neuschwanstein Castle, Cologne Cathedral, almost all those travelling to Germany will go to these famous landmarks. But these attractions are no longer fresh, so let’s go to the following niche attractions to feel the unknown German scenery.
Externsteine is a unique natural phenomenon in the Teutoburg forest. It consists of five huge rock columns, about 70 million years old. Standing here, you can not only enjoy the wonderful scenery of the whole valley, but also carefully observe the traces left by human activities on the rocks. Because Externsteine history involves religion and astrology, it has always been described as a “sacred and secret land “.
In Bavaria, Volkach is a fine wine town. It is also one of the seven largest wine-producing areas in Germany. Volkach lies between forested valleys. The sunny slopes of the river and the valleys of its tributaries are full of vineyards, large and small, glowing with dreamy colors.
Bergkirchweih is held every May in Erlangen. It is also the second-largest folk festival in Bavaria, after Munich Oktoberfest. Bergkirchweih first appeared in 1755 and later became a regular local festival. Although it is not as famous as Munich Oktoberfest, it has the local characteristics of Erlangen.
The picturesque Pfaueninsel is one of the most beautiful attractions in Berlin, located in the Havel River southwest of Berlin. The island not only has well-preserved palaces and romantic gardens, but also lives with a group of gorgeous peacocks. Pfaueninsel is not only an animal habitat protected by the Europe, but also an UNESCO World Heritage site.
▪ Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim
Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim has a long history, showing the daily life of the people of Frank for 700 years. The entire museum resembles a large village, showing handicraft and trade scenes from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century. All the historical buildings are built according to the original state. Visitors can learn about all kinds of production processes, even hands-on operation.
▪ Schloss Benrath
Schloss Benrath is one of the rare Rococo buildings in Europe. At first, it was only the palace of the German Karl Diodor. It was later sold as a royal resort. With the change of the times, it has gradually developed into a unique scenic spot which combines cultural buildings with nature reserves and is open to the public.
Basteibrucke was built in 1851 in the southeast of Dresden. Visitors standing on the bridge can not only watch the unique sunset scenery, but also enjoy the natural formation of the landscape of mountains and rocks. Stone bridge and the surrounding Elbe River Sandstone Mountains merge into one. The clouds and fog add a hint of mystery to it. From a distance, it looks like a scene in the magical world.