Are you looking for the land of great cars, lederhosen, and sausages? Look no further because Germany has it all. This is a country you would want to visit. All you have to do is a little bit of financial planning, have some money saved and you can visit one of the greatest countries in Europe.
You know some of the interesting facts there is to know about the Land of Poets and Thinkers, Germany. After all, at one point in time, they were the most talked-about country in the entire world. However, there is still much to learn about this country, giving the Germans a fascinating culture indeed.
Moreover, just like Spain, Germany is not as old as you may have thought. It was not until 1871 that Germany was founded; some historians would even argue that it was not until 1990 when they were truly founded.
Despite all that, this country is still one of the most popular countries in the world. Their culture has become prevalent in former German colonies, including America.
Contrary to common belief, the culture of Germany is not as unified as we thought, though they may be unified as a country. Although, Bavaria is the country’s most popular travel destination and they have been famous in many German regions. After all, they have a great mix of impressive popular festivals, scenery, and distinct local culture. Additionally, the Oktoberfest festival in Munich is definitely an event to watch out for, attracting about 6 million foreign visitors every year. This festive celebration is beer-fueled as one of the most important elements of Bavarian culture is beer. This celebration has been celebrated for already 200 years. Moreover, Shanghai and Rio de Janeiro ought to give credit because this event has been exported to them too. However, Munich remains the true home of this festival, with them having the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the world.
As we dive deeper into the German culture, you might be completely aware of the fact that their love for beer is unfathomable. In fact, it is one of the most popular facts about the Germans. After all, they have hundreds of brewers and more than a million drinkers. However, you would be surprised to know that they are still not the biggest beer-drinking nation in the world, only coming in third, next to the Czech Republic and Seychelles. They may not have made beer one of their country’s greatest investments; they are still widely recognized for being consumers.
Here is an additional fun fact about the great land of Germany: they have the oldest functioning brewery in the world, which was founded in 1040 called Benedictine Weihenstephan Abbey brewery. If you haven’t saved up yet, you might want to make some personal loans and book a plane ticket to Germany for a bottle of good beer.
As well known, Germany is the Land of Poets and Thinkers. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that they are quite famous for many of their great inventions. They have created and invented so many things. In fact, we have to give credit to the German engineer, Karl Benz, because if it wasn’t for him, we would not have the most common mode of transportation we all have today, the automobile. In addition to that, the jet engine is also of German origins. The list goes on and on. They are also responsible for the gasoline and diesel engines, as well as inventing the motorcycles we all enjoy today, and also invented LCD screens. We have spent so much of our investment money on these valuable things, all thanks to the Germans.
These are just some of the things you might be interested to learn about Germany before you head down to this amazing country. The degree of knowledge you might learn from them can be extremely helpful, too. After all, the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche was born and raised in this country.