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Three Reasons Why You Should Visit Romantic Road in Germany

Three Reasons Why You Should Visit Romantic Road in Germany

During the medieval times, the route was a trade route that connected the center of Germany with the south. Today this region is thought by many international travelers to possess "quintessentially German" scenery and culture. The Romantic Road is a "theme route" devised by promotion-minded travel agents in the 1950's. It describes the 350 kilometers of highway between Würzburg and Füssen linking numerous picturesque towns and castles. Enjoy the scenic route with The Romantic Road Travel Guide and Offline Map.

1.     Neuschwanstein Castle

One of the most famous castles in the world or also knows as the Sleeping Beauty Castle, Neuschwanstein Castle welcomes a whopping 1.3 million visitors annually. The 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat until he died in 1886.

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2.      The Wieskirche Church

The Wieskirche is also one of the most famous works from the Rococo period of art and architecture. Locates in the foothills of the Alps it was designed in the late 1740s by brothers J. B. and Dominikus Zimmermann. It is one of the most important places of pilgrimage in southern Germany. It also lies close to other religious attractions like the Oberammergau and the Passion Play making the Wieskirche Church a great stop along The Romantic Road.

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3.     Lake Constance

Lake Constance is the biggest lake in Germany. Lying below the northern edge of the Alps it borders Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. It offers a jaw dropping scenery along its 270-kilometer shoreline. The largest and deepest part of the lake, the Obersee, extends from Bregenz Bay to Konstanz and is lined by numerous old lakeside towns and attractive villages with incredible views of the Swiss Alps.

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Barcelona’s Architectural Masterpiece -  Sagrada Familia – Must See!

Barcelona’s Architectural Masterpiece - Sagrada Familia – Must See!

Whether your time in Barcelona revolves around a layover, weekend away or a longer break, the one thing you cannot miss during your time in the Catalan capital is a visit to the Sagrada Familia. One of the most magnificent churches in the world, this amazing creation comes from the mind of the famous architect Antoni Gaudi. The church is still a work in progress even though construction began in 1882 and is expected to finish in 2026--that’s 100 years after Gaudi's death. Tour this magnificent masterpiece with the Sagrada Familia Travel Guide and Offline Map.

1.      The Size, Detail, and Craftsmanship

Towering over its neighboring buildings, the Sagrada Familia is epic in scale. When complete it will have an impressive 18 spires, according to Gaudi's design, and will be the tallest church in the world. Outside the grand facade's intricate designs cover the walls in their entirety, with different styles being embraced in the telling of Christ's birth, life, and death. Visitors pass under the tree of life, with animals and wildlife to be spotted wherever you look and throughout the church areas are dedicated to everything from saints to sins. Inside the columns of the church are designed to look like trees and branches, and the roof so intricately designed you would want to stare at it for hours.

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2.      The Stained Glass Windows

The stained glass brings the building to life, with rainbows of light showering down onto the walls and columns all around you. They really have to be seen to be believed. They are considered an essential feature of the church. Gaudi gave them the same expressive intricacy as the architecture of the carvings. And if you love it enough, you can even pay to have a pane of glass added with your own name on it.

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3.      The View from the Top

The panoramic view of Barcelona will blow you away. The way the blue ocean from the Barcelona beach from afar contrasted with the orange glow of the church and the cityscape is worth mustering up your courage to defy your fear of heights, if you have one that is. The spectacular view is definitely a must-see for Barcelona first-timers and frequent visitors alike.

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Hamburg, the Most English City Outside England

Hamburg, the Most English City Outside England

Many Englishmen refer to Hamburg as the most English city outside of England saying that its vibe is more English than German. It is one of the most welcoming port cities in the country and being only a two-hour ride from Berlin makes it an ideal last stop for tourists nearing the end of their Berlin vacation. Our Hamburg Travel Guide and Offline City Map will is surely the best guide before your travel! On its own, however, there are still many reasons why you should visit Hamburg. Hamburgers

Hamburgers are one of the most popular foods in the world. The true origin of hamburgers has yet to be fully ascertained but Hamburg does have a pretty strong case considering hamburgers are named after Hamburg. Going to the origin of hamburgers and not taking a bite of the authentic local hamburger can be considered a sin. The most popular hamburger joint in the city is Kleine Pause. Food in Germany is quite cheap so don’t hold back and gobble up as much as you can. You can worry about losing the extra weight you’ve gained when your vacation is over.


Schanzenviertrel is the quirkiest and most hip part of the city so be sure to check it out when you visit Hamburg. This part of town is filled with graffiti making it look like a giant painting. Numerous bars, eateries, and small stores can be found all around and there is someone playing music at every corner. It is the best place to look for souvenirs and taste a wide variety of food.

St. Pauli

If you are looking to stay up all night and party then the neighborhood of St. Pauli will be perfect for you. This portion of the west side of Hamburg is filled with 24-hour establishments. It is like a part of the city that never sleeps. If you don’t like low-key bars full of young people, St. Pauli is also where the Reeperbahn, Hamburg’s Red Light District, is located. Here in Reeperbahn you can find nihtclubs, beerhouses, and strip clubs.

St. Pauli District. The night never ends
St. Pauli District. The night never ends

Warehouse district

The Warehouse district is the best part of the city to have your pictures taken. The long, old brick warehouses will serve as amazing backgrounds for your photos. These red brick buildings have been restored and converted into shops, eateries, galleries, etc. and exploring each one would be a great adventure.

Hamburg Warehouse District
Hamburg Warehouse District

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Let us explore the Secret Capital of New England - Boston!

Let us explore the Secret Capital of New England - Boston!

The city of Boston stands at the amounts of the child's and mystic rivers at the east coast of the United States of America situated on the banks of Massachusetts Bay Boston features a fine natural harbor. There's ample space for triumph as well as its wildlife. The green spaces are not only the heart of the city but they also form the oldest park in the United States. Oh well, this Boston Travel Guide and Offline City Map & Metro Support has important information before you visit the place.

Boston's Trinity Church. A city of Contrasts
Boston's Trinity Church. A city of Contrasts

Boston is a compact and highly livable city there are numerous options to explore Boston but the best way to discover the city is by foot its nickname “The Walking City”. For good reason the freedom trail is a self-guided walking tour that's easy to pick up where you see the distinctive red markings on the sidewalk.

Faneuil Hall often referred to as the cradle of Liberty was the stage from which Samuel Adams and James Otis fan the winds of revolution, and just behind are the Quincy and hall markets of Boston's most popular places to eat and hang out stop by the 17th century home of Paul Revere, a patriot in the American Revolution.

The USS Constitution launched in 1797 Old Ironsides is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel flow everywhere along the waterfront of Boston.

This is a city with salt in its blood. The harbor is also the place to jump aboard the many scenic views. Cruises offer great services to have a short break to relax and see the fruits of the sea. Boston seafood is so fresh it's where it almost left onto your plate.

Once you've explored the freedom trail it's time to simply follow your nose.

Beacon Hill has hardly changed over the past 150 with its gas-lit streets and federal-style row houses, is one of Boston's most beautiful neighborhoods child street. It's easy to lose a few hours in the antique shops hunting down the perfect souvenir of old Boston Newbury street and neighboring Back Bay is one of America's great shopping avenues featuring everything from exclusive emporiums to sidewalk stalls. Back Bay also offers plenty of places to chill out and reflect like Copley Square which features the Trinity Church, that contrasts with the modern Hancock Tower that dominates the skyline.

Beautiful Boston neighborhood, Beacon Hill
Beautiful Boston neighborhood, Beacon Hill

To get closer to the heavens and for the best views of Boston take the elevator to the Skywalk Observatory in the nearby Prudential Tower Boston, which is a part of the city that owes much to its immigrants who came here filled with hopes, dreams and traditions. These cultures have become part of Boston, from the culinary delights of Little Italy to the Irish pubs which quench the thirst of this hard work and city.

Boston is such a happy place, in a city that rests on past glories where there are over 50 colleges Universities within the Greater Boston area.

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