Wiesbaden is a beautiful town in Western Germany, on the right (east) bank of the River Rhine at the southern foot of the Taunus Mountains, west of Frankfurt am Main and north of Mainz. As I was strolling through the city, I immediately noticed why Wiesbaden is sometimes referred to as the "Pearl of Historicism". In... Continue Reading →
The Warming Orange Glow!
The stunning Bavarian capital of Munich is situated in southern Germany. The city has numerous museums, and centuries old buildings. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. In the old town, central Marienplatz contains landmarks such as the Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall),... Continue Reading →
Cologne is a German city on the western stretch of the River Rhine. A landmark of high Gothic architecture set amid a reconstructed old town, the twin-spired Cologne Cathedral is also known for its gilded medieval reliquary and sweeping river views. The Cologne cathedral is about 160 meters high, and it is a reference point for... Continue Reading →
Hanover is a place where the city lover can enjoy architecture alongside exploring its interesting past. In the north of Germany, Hanover is rich in culture, Royal Gardens and memorable art exhibitions, star-studded concerts and fascinating museums. I was walking to the tram station. I had to catch the tram to go to the city... Continue Reading →
The Sound of Music
The magnificent city of Salzburg is situated in Austria. I spent a few days over there. Lying at the northern boundary of the Alps, on the banks of the Salzach River, the city of Salzburg is among the oldest and most significant spiritual and cultural centres of Austria. The historical area of the city is dominated... Continue Reading →