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Golf Und Country Club Seddiner See

Golf Und Country Club Seddiner See (Zum Weiher 44, 14552 Michendorf) — opened in 1994 and located just 40 minutes southeast of Berlin, Seddiner See golf course has been a member of the “Leading Golf Courses of Germany” since 2010. It has two championship courses — Robert Trent Jones jr. (South course) and Rainer Preissmann […]

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Golf Club München Eichenried

Golf Club München Eichenried (Münchner Strasse 57, Eichenried) – since 2013, this 27-hole facility (located 30 minutes northeast of downtown Munich) has been a member of the “Leading Golf Courses of Germany”. Thanks to the BMW International Open (20-23 June 2013, for the 25th time), “golf culture at the highest level” on the 27-hole course […]

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Frankfurt Zoological Garden

Frankfurt Zoological Garden (Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, Frankfurt) – with this zoo opening in 1858, it’s among the oldest in the world. In open cages and in unique animal houses, the zoo presents a total of 500 different species and more than 4,500 animals.   One of the attractions of the Frankfurt Zoo, the Europe’s largest home […]

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Commerzbank-Arena

Commerzbank-Arena (Mörfelder Landstrasse 362, Frankfurt) — Built upon the same ground as its legendary predecessor, Eintracht Frankfurt (football team)’s Commerzbank Arena stands tall as a beacon of German football history and a source of pride for the region. Formerly known as the Frankfurter Waldstadion, the stadium has undergone several renovations since it was opened in […]

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Berlinale / International Film Festival Berlin

Berlinale / International Film Festival Berlin (Potsdamer Platz, Berlin) – for film fans everywhere, this is a “must do” event. Every February, this red carpet event is held, consisting of various film premieres, attended by some of the biggest names in Hollywood and the international filmmaking world.   The films at the Berlinale are shown […]

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Berlin Philharmoniker

Berlin Philharmoniker (Herbert-von-Karajan-Strasse 1, Berlin) — founded in 1882, the Berliner Philharmoniker have been among the world’s most eminent orchestras for a long time. In the first decades, the defining chief conductors were Hans von Bülow, Arthur Nikisch and Wilhelm Furtwängler, followed by Herbert von Karajan in 1955 and Claudio Abbado in 1989. In September […]

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Bavarian State Opera

Bavarian State Opera – this Roman era-looking structure actually houses the Bavarian State Opera, which seats 2,100 spectators, was originally built during the mid-1700s. Its lush interior belies its previous history of surviving two fires – the first in 1823, and the second in 1943 (when World War II bombing raids destroyed it). Of course, […]

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Bavaria Filmstadt

Bavaria Filmstadt (Bavariafilmplatz 7, 82031 Grünwald) – this film studio was where the internationally-known German film “Das Boot” was made, along with other German films and TV shows. A 90-minute tour of these studios is worthy of a family outing — children can have a ride on the dragon “Fuchur” from the “Neverending Story”, while […]

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Aschaffenburger Golfclub

Aschaffenburger Golfclub (Am Heigenberg 30, Hösbach/Feldkahl) – located 40 minutes east of Frankfurt (off Route A45), visiting golf pros have a positive view towards this 18-hole championship course — set on 54 beautiful hectares at an altitude of 297 meters above sea level, situated between Rottenberg and Feldkahl. The course is characterized by relatively short […]

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Alte Oper

Alte Oper (Opernplatz, Frankfurt) – opened in 1880, this was Frankfurt’s original opera house (designed by the Berlin architect Richard Lucae, which included a panther quadriga – which was reminiscent of the famed Semper Opera House in Dresden). At the time the 34 meter high building featured a large auditorium and a sumptuous staircase, known […]