UNESCO selected 41 historical sites and 3 landscapes as world heritage sites. Here are seven special places that not everyone talks about:
1- Old towns in Stralsund and Wismar
The cities are known for their well-preserved medieval buildings where ships used to come to harbors from far away countries.
2- Würzburg Residence
The palace is one of the most magnificent buildings in Europe. It consists of 300 rooms representing the 18th Baroque architectural style.
Architect Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and others, spent 24 years constructing the building. While visiting the place, visitors observe the artistic high-ceiling of the palace along with the pictures representing each continent.
Würzburg Residence’s ceiling
3- Aachen Cathedral,
It is the first German historical site to be selected as world heritage place in 1978. The 8th century cathedral was constructed by the order of the emperor Charlemagne.
Aachen Cathedral (Aachener Dom)
4- Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe park
The largest European hillside park which was constructed on a hill slope with running water falls; it consists of a 50 meter fountain Hercules monument representing an important landmark there.
5- The Martin Luther King Memorial in Eisleben and Wittenberg.
Visitors can see Luther’s home where he was born in Eisleben as well as the university he joined. Visitors can know more information about the reformer in Wittenberg’s Luther house.
6- Maulbronn Monastery
The monastery was built in the 12th century; it is one of the best medieval monasteries in the modern age. It looked like a small town though hundreds of years since it includes places where people can live, schools for children, health care and amazing parks.
7- One of Germany’s famous Cottages
Visitors can still smell metal where they can find mining remains; Imaginatively, they can hear the loud sounds of machines. The site displays the history of the place using slideshows. It was put out of service in 1986.