Photogallery: Germany: World Exhibition Of Minerals
Germany: World Exhibition Of Minerals
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Last weekend in October was held in Munich, Germany's largest comprehensive exhibition of minerals, fossils and jewellery in the world. In the four halls thousands of guests have the opportunity to see mineral crystals smaller than a pinhead, but also vast as an adult. They could see the prehistoric world full of dinosaurs through a complete finding Archeopterixe, eleventh in the world.
Kids can also enjoy it. They could wash gold or find a shark tooth from the distant past. Infoglobe was there and now brings you through pictures look at the natural beauty of this (not) live show.
Text and photo: Oskar Mažgút
Beer. A world-spread beverage yet not all the same everywehre. Do you also like having a cold one at your favorite place? What if you go somewhere further than just to the nearest place? Yes, we talk about world's largest beer festival - Oktoberfest.
We will proceed in our journey across Bavaria today. Our pilgrimage begins on the shores of Lake Königssee, where we board the boat and enjoy a cruise on the mirroring surface surrounding the Berchtesgaden National Park.
This time we will explore the southeast of Germany. Bavaria. We will visit remarkable towns, natural monuments and tourist attractions. So sit back comfortably and read the lines to follow.
The Warnemünde resort offers not only walks along the beach, water sports and lounging on white sand on the Baltic Sea. Take a stroll down the promenade to its center and enjoy the romance and lively rush of the old fishing village or harbor.
There is still a seaside atmosphere on the Baltic coast. The heart of Rostock belongs to the navy, and this great romantic atmosphere is even more enhanced by sunset while walking through the city harbor.
For a pleasant stroll along the coastal promenade and a touch of history do not look just for the Mediterranean sea. If you like a lighter climate, head to the Baltic Sea. One of the options is the city of Rostock. And today we take a walk in its downtown.
LEGOLAND Günzburg is located in Germany between Munich and Stuttgart. It cover the area of 17,6 hectares. It is about 470 kilometers away from Prague which, on a freeway, takes about 4-5 hours of driving. We did not regret long drive because being in Legoland was like being in another world. We returned with many experiences.
Today we will be visiting visits to the notorious monuments. From Lake Königssee we head to the Obersalzberg area, which is located near Berchtesgaden. Our goal is Kehlsteinhaus, better known as Eagle's Nest.
In the second half of the 19th century, King Ludwig II ruled Bavaria. After his rule, our western neighbors were left with an unfinished mansion, designed as a copy of French Versailles, remained on Chiemsee island. It doesn't matter that it's just a torso of the original plans. The perfect blend of beautiful natural habitat, opulent castle and gardens with the exciting story of an eccentric monarch attracts right attention.
After a week we return to Trier. After getting acquainted with its history we set out to visit the sights. Our first stop is the best preserved Roman city gate north of the Alps - Porta Nigra.
Germany has many interesting and famous places for which their architecture is typical. The lesser known town in the state of Hesse, which lies on the highway between Passau and the Netherlands, is no exception. If you are passing by, take a break into the small town called Limburg an der Lahn and relax in the romantic streets of the city.
This city of 150 thousand people is located in the nearby German state of Bavaria. From Prague to Regensburg it takes approximately two hours by car.
An ancient city that is today the largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia. Its history originally as oppidum of the Ubi, a Germanic tribe. During the first century AD when the Roman Empire expanded its border, the settlement became part of the Roman province of Germania Inferior and the settlement got a new Latin name of Colonia and became the capital of the province.
Last month we peaked for a while to the city. We have learned about one of the most famous sights there, Kurhaus. This monumental building has inside a casino and a restaurant. It is definitely a place you should visit.
Wernigerode, a German town, is fun to see not only for fans of history, architecture, magical nature and hardcore fans of trains. There is a narrow railroad and also you can take a ride by steam train. The city is also called as “colorful city at Harz " (Die Bunte Stadt am Harz).
Berlin has become a center of art in Europe. It is a place where strong alternative culture has grown and is still growing. Its “tourist” side I know well already. I decided to see places where an ordinary tourist doesn’t go. Places with “vibe” and something interesting is happening there.
In the third part of our series of fascinating Saxon we introduce you town of Zwickau, well-known thanks for composer Robert Schumann, we take you to the town of miners Annaberg - Buchholz or try to entice you to visit the city "semi-precious stones and silver" to Freiberg.
In the last part of our series of fascinated history and nature of the country called Saxony, the city will introduce an important representative of Enlightenment Lessing, we stop in the town of Bautzen tower and finish our journey in Zittau.
An icing on top of our journey in Thuringia is Weimar – a city with unimaginable rich cultural heritage. It lies on the River Inn, exactly in the center, that connects Erfurt and Jena.
In today’s article we stop for a while in a city with old sights, the capital of the smallest of the German states.
Ingolstadt is a city on the Danube mostly known for its Audi cars. However, the city boasts with rich history. The greatest fame came in the 15th century when it was a residence of Bavarian dukes. The old town is not very large and you can see all important sights within two hours.
Eichstätt is a historical town on the Altmühl river in the center of Bavaria. Hills of the Altmühltal park surround it and there is absolute piece and good atmosphere. Perhaps it is due to the fact that it is cut from the outside world. It doesn’t lay near main railroads. You have to get of thee train in the middle of nowhere and get to the park by a regional train.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is located in northwest Bavaria, on the banks of the river Tauber. It is a medieval walled town with many narrow streets, romantic corners and small squares. At the town gate is a large garden with a view of the opposite part of the city.
Weltenburg monastery belongs to the Benedictines, it is located on a peninsula near a well-known part of the Danube between Weltenburg and Kelheim. It is the oldest monastery in Bavaria. It was established by Scottish monks around the year of 620.
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