This gallery introduces sites that were of importance in this struggle for freedom and self-determination, and that are significant to German democracy today.
Every year, around three million people visit the Reichstag in Berlin. Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich joins them for a look at the seat of Germany's parliament.
This weekend, yet another anti-tourism demonstration will take place in the city of Palma de Majorca. How much tourism is too much? DW talked to Torsten Kirstges, an expert on tourism, to learn more.
Germany is full of traditions celebrated throughout the year, but autumn has its own special brand of festivities celebrating harvest, light, liberty and luck.
Today the #DailyDrone flies over this central square in the heart of Munich!
The train, made famous in the 2015 Bond movie "Spectre", trundles tourists between the town of Oujda and the former mining city of Bouarfa along a 350-kilometre-long (215-mile) stretch of desert.
Indonesian authorities have raised the alert for the rumbling Mount Agung volcano on the resort island of Bali to one notch below the highest level, following increased activity, an official said Tuesday.
Since 1952, United Nations tour guides have conducted tours through the New York Headquarters. Their new uniforms were designed by Elie Tahari.
Workers were getting started Monday on preparations for a new glass wall and fence meant to protect the Eiffel Tower in Paris from terrorist attacks.
Heated toilets that spray users clean, train seats that revolve so passengers can admire the scenery: welcome to Japan, where hospitality and customer service form part of the country's DNA.
Autumn is a great time of year to take photos of nature. We show you where you can find the best excursion tips and photo motifs in Germany, from the Alps to the coast and from the forests to the lakes.
There are around 200,000 kilometers of hiking trails in Germany. Whether they follow a river, pass through flowering fields or scale steep peaks - there's something for every hiker in DW's list of top 10 walks.
Greetings from the Middle Ages: fortified castles - with drawbridges, crenelated walls, and towers - were built throughout Europe. And today, these structures have an impressive story to tell.
With its varied landscapes and climate zones, Europe has a lot to offer wine lovers. Join us on a pictorial journey of pleasure from the Mosel to Bordeaux and from Tuscany to Tokaj.
The world's largest beer festival is running from September 16 until October 3. Test your knowledge of the traditional fest in Munich with our quiz!
Enjoying a beer in a festival tent is part and parcel of the Oktoberfest. But it’s easier said than done. So it’s good to know in advance which tent you’d like to party in.
Konga, Skyfall, Toboggan, Ferris Wheel - along with drinking beer in the festival tent, the rides are traditional attractions at the Oktoberfest.
The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Among the top 10 is the theme park Phantasialand. We took a 360-degree tour of it.
In this special edition of Check-in, moderators Lukas Stege and Nicole Frölich explore nature and the landscape on the Swabian Alp, in the Saale-Unstrut region and along the Romantic Road.
Check-in host Lukas Stege visits a city that has a green thumb.
Presenter Nicole Frölich tries to find out.
Storks, ruins and floodplains, Nicole Frölich explores the Elbe Cycle Route.
Lukas Stege checks out the German North Sea island.
Wide steppes, busy cities and Christmas illuminations - travel destinations in Europe and Asia fascinate the viewers of our tv travel show. They sent us their holiday videos and the winners are...
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Oktoberfest began in earnest Sunday with a traditional parade through Munich.
Heidelberg Castle is the top tourist attraction in this city on the Neckar River.
Berlin's legendary Adlon Hotel has a rich history that dates back to the year 1907.
Badrutt's Palace Hotel in St. Moritz, Switzerland is a luxury hotel with a legendary reputation.
Cyprus offers not only long sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, it's also steeped in history.
Hardly any other landmark in the world is as famous or recognizable as the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin has become a symbol of German division and reunification.
Germany boasts numerous unique cultural and natural sites that were recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Here's a presentation of them. Today: Quedlinburg
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