Germany Has more Than 2,000 years of eventful cultural history, scenic and varied natural landscapes. Germany presents something of interest at every turn. Fascinating monuments, both natural and man-made, historic and modern, await throughout Germany. Top National Monuments of Germany:
- Cologne Cathedral- Construction of Cologne Cathedral, on the banks of the Rhine, began in 1248, but the masterpiece of Gothic architecture was not complete until 1880.
- Neuschwanstein Castle– Neuschwanstein Castle is instantly recognizable as the ultimate fairy-tale-style castle. With its romantic turrets and stunning backdrop of the southern Bavarian Alps.
- Checkpoint Charlie– Checkpoint Charlie was the famed border crossing of the Berlin Wall. A museum dedicated to nonviolent protest, the Mauermuseum, was established in 1962.