Category: Europe

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The International Maritime Museum, Hamburg

Housed in the heritage listed Hamburg’s oldest warehouse, the International Maritime Museum displays 9 decks of precious exhibits that include model ships and paintings. The Kaispeicher B building that houses the museum holds displays of maritime history worth three thousand years and an entire deck dedicated to maritime research. The...

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The National Army Museum – A Museum for the British Army

The National Army Museum located in the heart of London’s Chelsea recounts the history of the British Army, from the English Civil War to the present times. The museum is presently undergoing a huge transformation and hence closed for public. By the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum...

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Reichsburg Castle, Cochem

Being the largest hill-castle on the Moselle, Reichsburg Castle is more than a castle. With an impressive display of Baroque and Renaissance furniture, the new castle rebuilt after 1868 in the Neo-Gothic architectural style is one among the magnificent German Castles. Hohenschwangau Castle is one of the other popular German...

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Schwerin Castle: the Jewel in the Schwerin Lake

Castle Schwerin is a highlight in the heart of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. With its numerous turrets and towers, the Schwerin Castle is one of the most inspiring German Castles.  Nestled on an island in Lake Schwerin, this castle is a prime example of romantic historicism in Europe. The newer castles of Reichsburg,...

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Burg Hohenzollern: One of Germany’s Prettiest Castles

Germany houses over 200 castles! Burg Hohenzollern is one of the magnificent German castles that flourished under the Prussian rulers. Neuschwanstein is probably the most famous castle in Germany, but Burg Hohenzollern is the largest castle in Baden-Wurttemberg (southwestern Germany). Location Situated at the periphery of the Swabian Alb, atop...

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Best Free Museums in London

London, the capital of England, is home to some of the most renowned museums, as well as others that are not quite as famous. A visit to London, therefore, demands that you pay a visit to many of these fascinating places in order to get a decent sampling of the...

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The British Museum, Reliving the Story of Human Culture

Established in 1753 at Montagu House, the British Museum located in the Bloomsbury area of London is dedicated to human history, art and culture. With a permanent collection of over 8 million objects and works, the museum is among the largest and most comprehensive collections in existence. Originating from all...

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Imperial War Museum in London

The Imperial War Museum, London tells us the stories of people’s experiences of the modern warfare from the World War I to conflicts of today. Based by the Lambeth Road, the museum has been expanding its collection since 1917. With a huge collection of objects, the museum gives people an...

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Neuschwanstein: The Fairy Tale Castle

Germany is the land of fairy tales and also houses a magnificent castle built by ‘the Fairy-Tale King’, Ludwig II. One of the most magical of the castles on the planet, Neuschwanstein Castle was built by Ludwig II of Bavaria in the second half of the 19th century. Neuschwanstein literally...

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Treasure Galore at the National Gallery, London

Founded in 1824, the National Gallery houses national collection of art between 13th and the 19th centuries, predominantly in the Western European tradition. Located in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London, the museum houses a collection of paintings over 2,300 in numbers.  The collection though not...