Germany

Germany pictures. This gallery displays the variety of German townscape: from Frankfurt's office towers reaching for the sky all the way to small and quaint villages of rural, from the transformed Reichstag in Berlin to the winding, cobbled streets of Passau. Many pictures show the rural areas of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg, following the bicycle route along the river Danube (Donau-Radwanderweg), all the way from its source in the Black Forest (Schwarzwald).

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Berchtesgadener Land

At the foot of the Alps in the area called Berchtesgadener Land

Mountain creek in Ramsau at an elevation of 670m

Fall in Ramsau

Forests at the foot of the Alps

Berchtesgadener Land is the southeasternmost area of Germany, right next to the Austrian border (which, since both countries are part of the Schengen agreement, is only marked by a sign)

The village of Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden

Autumn colours

Berlin

One of the few remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall exhibited in public, (next to Potsdamer Platz) - this was the wall's western side

Classicist building in modern Berlin.

Potsdamer Platz with its huge propellerblade-roof.

Potsdamer Platz's blades.

Reflections.

Berlin in construction.

Peek.

Roofblades.

Berlin's Potsdamer Platz at night.

Abstract.

The glass dome of the German parliament, the Reichstag.

The mirrors of the Reichstag dome.

Reichstag.

Rose garden, Alexanderplatz

Don't walk.

Donauworth

Donauwörth

The huge stone sphere in this fountain is supported by the jet of water, and thus can rotate for a very long time after being set in motion.

Idyll, Donauwörth

The main street of picturesque Donauwörth.

Munich

Munich was heavily damaged in the second world war, and now most of the city consists of faceless modern buildings aligned in a grid layout

Englischer Garten, a large English-style park on an island on the Isar river

Kid, Englischer Garten

Traditional Bavarian hats during Oktoberfest

The Isar river from the power plant

Old pressure gauge.

A map of the local rivers

Music.

Garden office

Oktoberfest - each appearance the Sun made was greeted with loud cheers from the crowd

Oktoberfest

View from the top of the hill in Olympiapark, the transformed former site of the Munich olympics

Munich and the Alps

A typical Munich suburb

Beer bottle cap fountain in Munich.

Fairyland

Swing

A crashed T-Com phone in an underpass

There

Old couple on top of the hill in Olympiapark

Vintage BMW - car designers had a lot more imagination in those days

BMW wheel

Neuburg

Delicate facade in Neuburg.

Neuburg's exquisite architecture.

A tad too much ornamentation, perhaps...

On The Road

The spectacular Danube Bicycle Trail (Donau-Radwanderweg) crosses a myriad fields.

On the road in Bavaria.

Bavaria's wheat fields.

Passau

Fortress in Passau, on the German-Austrian border.

Passau's stunning old town.

The winding streets of Passau.

Passau.

The forests of Passau.

Regensburg

Regensburg's medieval bridge on the Danube.

Old street sign in Regensburg's Westendstrasse.

Regensburgian night.

Traunstein District

Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria

A rather relaxing view of Chiemsee from a pier in Bernau

Church near the foot of the Alps

Traunstein district is located in the southeastern part of Bavaria

Infinite landscape

Ulm

Painted house, Ulm.

Rust flower on Ulm Cathedral's gate.

Other

The source of the Danube in Donaueschingen, situated in the picturesque Black Forest. The Danube is the longest river in Europe, flowing across cities like Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava.

Toward the sky in Frankfurt.

Peculiar dice-motif in an Ingolstadt church.

'It's only a model!'

Quiet night in Kelheim ('there's no accommodation in the whole town'-lethargy).

Paintings on a half-timbered house in a German village.

Sundial on the town hall of a small German village.


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