Author Florian Heine and photographer Günther Bayerl visited all of Germany's 42 world heritage sites for a glossy coffee table book charting the history of Germany.
Grenades, aircraft parts and military equipment created in one of Nazi Germany's largest steel and ironworks were the product of forced laborers. An installation by French artist Christian Boltanski remembers them.
This northern German state numbers among the top holiday destinations in Germany – not least because of its mountains and the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
A thousand years ago, the "wild hordes from the north" terrified the entire European continent. Now the Vikings might be awarded a UNESCO title for Germany, without even using an ax or sword!
The 18th century dukes created artistic landscaped gardens here; the Bauhaus masters ushered in the era of modern architecture. For visitors, that means UNESCO World Heritage sites wherever you look.
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