Off the German, Danish and Dutch coasts, 500 kilometers (310 mi) of mudflats stretch across the North Sea. It is the largest costal mudflat area in the world. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site for ten years.
Check-in host Lukas Stege visits a centuries-old waterworks, inspects a Dürer masterpiece at the Schaezlerpalais, tours the childhood home of Bertolt Brecht and cruises around on the local canals.
Germany has one of the highest numbers of "excellent" lakes and rivers for swimming in Europe. We picked out some of the best places to take a dip in Germany this summer.
Water plays a key role in Augsburg: water towers that date back to the Middle Ages and modern hydroelectric plants. DW's Lukas Stege explores rivers and canals, and visits the Schaezlerpalais and Brecht's childhood home.
Augsburg was home to several prominent bankers and merchants, including Jakob Fugger. And the city's easy access to water made it an important industrial center in the late 19th century.
Nino Khakhubia works as an economist -- and she'll show you around her home town. The highlights include vineyards, Batumi's historic Old Town and Black Sea beaches.
The theater was founded in 1948. Five years later, its puppet shows started appearing on West German TV. Over the years, a total of five million people have visited the Augsburg puppet theater.
Michele Finadri travelled around Cambodia by motorcycle. The highlight was a visit to the country's best-known religious monument, the Angkor Wat temple complex.
For "Meggin's Perfect Weekend", reporter Meggin Leigh explores Europe’s most exciting cities and provides personal travel tips. This time she's out and about in Berlin.
A joint Russian-European team is preparing to launch a pioneering telescope frm Kazakhstan into space. E-Rosita will be searching for Dark Energy, a force that's thought to be pulling the universe apart, but has never been observed directly.
Today our drone ascends to the roof of a five-star hotel: the famous Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden.
3D printed benches are making Greek cities more colorful and sustainable. The ‘Print Your City’ initiative not only gets citizens to help design public seating, but also to collect the plastic waste that is the raw material for the project.
It smells of marzipan here. Seafaring and trade flourished here. Lübeck offers maritime history and famous literature. Its medieval Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Cartoonist Miguel Fernandez has made it his mission to get to the heart of German culture — and make fun of it. Here are more of his chuckle-provoking images.
Russia in the middle of Baden-Baden: Our drone shows you the Russian Church with its impressive golden dome.
Our drone today flies you to Germany's largest opera house.
The Santa Cruz boat testifies to the Polynesian seafaring art. With their unique sails, their boats could easily compete with today's sailboats.
These splendid murals were painted on wood in the fifth or sixth century. Found by German researchers in a cave in the mountains of China's Turfan region, they are now a part of the Humboldt Forum in Berlin.
Delhi plans to make all publicly funded transport means free for women as a safety measure. The argument is that affordable transport will encourage more women to join the work force and allow more women access to public spaces dominated by men.
He traveled not to conquer, but to explore. Alexander von Humboldt always kept nature in view - and his pen at the ready to record everything he saw.
Magnificent castles to this day represent the past power of Prussia in north-eastern Germany. In addition to their main residence in Berlin, the Hohenzollern family had many magnificent buildings built in Brandenburg.
Every April, punks in leather jackets dance the pogo and swill beer for three days on the island of Düne. The festival is called Rock’n’Roll-Butterfahrt and attracts bands and fans from far and wide.
Up to 3000 day trippers visit the island every day during the season. It may be small, but there is plenty to see - architecture, geology, flora, fauna, sea and sky, and Nazi-era ruins.
Viewer Yohanes Paulus Bisma from Singapore shows us kangaroos, dunes and turquoise waters in and around Sydney, New South Wales.
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