Tagged: Germany

Wall Lamp

The wall lamp was casting stunning shadows on the rough textured wall which couldn’t be ignored. The effect of the lamp ornament was dazzling. It transformed the feel of the room. With a flip...

Speyer, Germany

Speyer doesn’t sound very significant from tourism point of view, except that it has a huge Romansque cathedral dating back from 10th century listed in Unesco World Heritage site. And since we were traversing...

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Man – have you heard of him? No, he is not any famous personality of recent times. An early man, his upper jaw structure was found here in Heidelberg which is an evidence...

Rathaus, Townhall of Aachen

Not a very appealing façade compared to some other town halls I have seen, but definitely one of the oldest one, almost 1200 years old. This town hall of Aachen was built over the...

Interiors Aachen Cathedral

Aachen Cathedral is the first German site to make entry to UNESCO World Heritage list in 1978. Charlemagne, who built this cathedral, had collected a variety of relics during his lifetime. These are kept...

The Garden of Augustusburg Castle, Bruhl, Germany

After the disappointing experience of finding a closed castle we strolled towards the garden, other tourists too headed towards this beautiful spacious garden. The original elaborate flower garden was designed by Dominique Girard. It...

Aachen Cathedral, Germany

After the Bruhl experience we double checked the timings of Aachen Cathedral. Charles the Great (Charlemagne) built the Palatine Chapel in 792. This later was renovated many times and now in its present form...

Augustusburg Castle, Bruhl, Germany

From Frankfurt we set off for Hasselt in Belgium. The plan was to see two UNESCO World Heritage sites on the way to Hasselt. The first one was the Castle of Augustusburg in Bruhl....

White Cherry Blossoms in Frankfurt

It was just the beginning of spring when I was in Frankfurt in the first week of April. The trees seemed to getting ready with their colorful drapes. Even the plain white cherry blossom...