Towns and cities – from big nights out to romantic old quarters

There is something for everyone in Germany's towns and cities – whether it's the big city buzz or the famous architecture, the historic sights or the packed shopping streets, the enchanting medieval houses or the scintillating nightlife.

Incredibly, there are more than 10,000 towns and cities in Germany between the North Sea and the Alps. And each one has a charm all of its own. In these vibrant destinations, you can look forward to concerts, cultural events, and high-calibre museums. There is also plenty to discover in the way of monuments and historical buildings. More information about Germany's big cities and its most popular towns can be found in the Magic Cities section.

Every day, Germany's big cities and romantic towns are just waiting to be discovered.
Highlights
  • Dresden - Military History Museum
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  • Düsseldorf - K20 Kunstsammlung NRW
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  • Dresden - Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments in Zwinger Palace
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  • Munich - Pure driving pleasure: BMW Welt
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  • Cologne - City landmark and UNESCO World Heritage site: Cologne Cathedral
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  • Münster - Sculpture in public spaces
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  • Dresden - Germany's strangest-looking cinema: the UFA Kristallpalast
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  • Heidelberg - Healing powers: the German Pharmacy Museum
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  • Dresden -
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  • Oberhausen - Homes for steelworkers: the Eisenheim estate in Oberhausen
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  • Hannover -
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  • Freiburg - Gothic grandeur: Freiburg Minster
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  • Dresden - An alternative republic: the baroque pub and club quarter of Neustadt
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  • Cologne - Germany's most beautiful park: the Rhine Park
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  • Cologne - Wallraf Richartz Museum
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  • Darmstadt - Looking back: the Messel Pit Fossil Site
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  • Jena - A view to the future: JenTower
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  • Düsseldorf -
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  • Nuremberg - Germanic National Museum
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  • Mannheim - At home with the Electors: Mannheim Palace
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