Vacation to Hanover, World Biggest Fairs, Hanover Best Destinations

December 12, 2008 by  
Filed under Germany Vacations, World Biggest Fairs

Sometimes you may want to rest your soul and body, open out the curtains of entertainment and decide to take your steps towards a new vacation. All of your steps demonstrate a valuable vacation destination: Hanover. Art, cultural values, entertainment, and attractions are inseparable concepts in Hanover as their combination forms new ideas for new life styles.

 

Hanover is a major center of northern Germany, known for hosting annual commercial expositions such as the Hanover Fair and the CeBIT. Every year Hanover hosts the Schützenfest Hannover, the world’s largest Marksmen’s Fun Fair, and the Oktoberfest Hanover, which is the second largest Oktoberfest in the world.

 

The streets of List region are in use since the foundation of the city. There are many gorgeous structures in Hanover reflecting the royal architecture. St. George, St. Jakubus, and the architectural structures between Marktkirche and Leineufer are the best examples of the medieval times.

It is not over! The history of Hanover is not limited with so little structures. The town hall was built around 1900, and it is like a beacon with its splendid appearance. The buildings in the south of the city reflect the characteristics of Weimar era.  Newly restored buildings are the signs of an excellent harmony of elegance and history. Here cannot be better examples than the skyscrapers, and new architectural structure Torhaus. Read more

Things to do in Berlin, Berlin Best Destinations

October 29, 2008 by  
Filed under Europe Vacations, Germany Vacations

Berlin is a magnificent city to visit, no matter the time of the year. With such a rich history and plenty of things to do, you may find yourself wanting to stay just do you can see and do everything. But eventually you will need to leave, but to help you see the best sites, consider these wonderful things Berlin has to offer.

Berlin is home to the largest zoo in Europe, the Berlin Zoo, or in German, Berliner Tiergarten. Though the zoo offers a wide variety of exotic animals, from spotted snow leopards to flamingos, it is most known for it polar bear cub, Knut. The zoo is a very beautiful outing, and with enough to do to make a day out of the visit.

While in Berlin you shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit the Gemaeldegallerie art gallery. It houses the world’s largest collection of Rembrandts, as well as paintings and sculptures by other world renowned artists. As the gallery has a lot to offer, it is best to put a side a whole day for a visit. However, if you are not interested in viewing all the art, the whole gallery can be done in half a day.

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