16 Man-made Structures- Other to explore in Germany
Country with the largest population in Europe. Stretches from the North and the Baltic Sea in the north to the Alps in the south. It is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.
botanica - Bremen's great world of discovery is the name of a nature experience center in the Rhododendron Park Bremen. The facility shows the great variety of tropical and subtropical rhododendrons and their accompanying flora in natural greenhouses. In an interactive discovery center, it also provides in-depth knowledge of the importance of biological diversity. The facility, which is open all year round, is suitable for adults and children from around five years of age and is largely barrier-
Elbe-Havel Canal is a navigable waterway in Germany, linking the Elbe and Havel rivers. Its eastern end joins the Plauensee, a lake on the Havel River, at Brandenburg, downstream from Berlin. This Canal is 56 km long and has three locks. With a depth of 2 meters, it can accommodate vessels of up to 1,000 tons.
Elbe-Lübeck Canal is a German waterway connecting the Elbe River at Lauenberg with the Baltic Sea at Lübeck. The waterway, 64 km (40 miles) long, was built in 1895–1900 to replace the medieval Stecknitz Canal. The modern canal was built in the 1890s to replace the Stecknitz Canal, a medieval watercourse linking the same two rivers.
The Fischmarkt, or literally in Italian Fish Market Square, is the central square of the city of Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia, Germany. In the Middle Ages, various markets were held here, and slowly the area developed to become the hub and social center of the city. In fact, in 1275 a first Town Hall was built on the eastern side. During 2013 the square was completely restored and pedestrianized.
Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm is a cultural landscape in Saxony-Anhalt that is significant throughout Europe and consists of several buildings and landscape parks based on the English model. The garden realm today covers an area of 142 km² along the Elbe in the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since November 2000 . It was included in the Blue Book published in 2001.
Gnandstein Castle sitting high on a rock spur towering over the place of the same name. It is Saxony’s best-preserved Romanesque fortification. Its imposing shielding wall with the ward in front of it has visitors pause in awe. The castle is considered the best-preserved fortress in Saxony. During the Thirty Years' War, the castle was attacked by Swedish troops and partly destroyed. Shortly before the end of the war, the south wing burned down after being struck by lightning.
The Göltzschtalbrücke in the Saxon Vogtland district is the largest brick bridge in the world. The viaduct with a total of 98 sheets is regarded as landmarks of the Vogt contiguous and spans two tracks on the railway yard Leipzig the valley of Göltzsch between locations Reichenbach in Vogt country and Netzsckau. Göltzsch Viaduct is also the name of a much smaller viaduct built-in 1938 where Bundesautobahn 72 crosses the Göltzsch River. It sits about 10 km due southeast near the village of Weis
Experience a 20-kilometre tour through the mine, underground mining museum, an historic gold room, a unique underground bucket-wheel excavator, simulated blasting and a laser show in the largest underground concert hall. Visitors are kitted out with clothes, a helmet and a lamp and a cage takes them down 5000 metres beneath the surface. There platform lorries are standing ready to take them on a twenty kilometre underground journey.
The Oberweißbacher Bergbahn is a railway line in the Thuringian Slate Mountains. Since 1922 it has connected the Obstfelderschmiede stop on the Schwarzatalbahn with the community of Cursdorf. The railway consists of a 1.351-kilometer wide-gauge funicular railway and an adjoining 2.635-kilometer long, standard-gauge, and electrified adhesion line. The latter is often referred to as a flat section to distinguish it from the cable car.
The Schnoor - also called the Schnoorviertel is a Gängeviertel in the old town of Bremen that dates back to the High Middle Ages and is also the name of the Schnoor street in this quarter. The oldest secular buildings date from the early 15th century, the church of St. Johann was built in the late 14th century. It is one of the most important tourist attractions today. Buildings to the north at least took up the structures of the building and developed them postmodern.
The Schütting is the building of the Bremen merchants, formerly the guild and food store of the merchants and since 1849 the seat of the Bremen Chamber of Commerce . It has been a listed building since 1973. It is on the south side of the Bremen market square , directly opposite the town hall.
The University of the Arts Bremen is a public university in Bremen, Germany. It is one of the most successful arts institutions, and its origins date back to 1873. The University of the Arts Bremen runs a Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, and a Faculty of Music, with approximately 900 students, 65 professors, and about 180 assistant professors.
In Universum Bremen, you go on an extraordinary journey of discovery into the world of science. More than 300 exhibits let you experience and understand scientific phenomena up close and with all your senses. The three subject areas Technology, Humans and Nature are waiting to be explored here. It receives on average 450,000 visitors annually.
Valentin submarine pens are the second-largest above-ground bunker in Europe and the most visible legacy of three major Nazi armament projects that have transformed a predominantly agricultural region since the mid-1930s. The factory was under construction from 1943 to March 1945 using forced labor, but was damaged by air-raids and unfinished by the end of the war. The Valentin factory was the largest fortified U-boat facility in Germany and was second only to those built at Brest in France.
The Weimar Princely Crypt is the burial place of some members of the Saxon Weimar and Saxon Weimar-Eisenach houses in the historic cemetery in Weimar. Even Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller are buried in it. The crypt is owned by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998, together with the Historic Cemetery as part of the Classical Weimar ensemble.
The Ship Greeting Station Willkomm-Höft (Welcome Point) is a facility at the Schulauer Fährhaus in Wedel. Vessels over 1,000 gross tonnage heading upriver for or downriver from the Port of Hamburg are welcomed or bid farewell by hoisting the Hamburg flag and playing the national anthem of their country of registry between 8 am and 8 pm. Furthermore, words of greeting or farewell are broadcasted in the vessel’s native language.