World Cup 2006
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This year, Germany will be the hosting the World Cup 2006. This will be the second time Germany has hosted a World Cup event since 1974. Having three World Cup Championships under their belt, Germany is ideally suited to host the World Cup 2006.
Germany is not only known for its participation in the World Cup 2006, one of the world’s greatest sporting events, but also for its rich cultural heritage. Germany is filled with the works of the greatest ‘poets and thinkers,’ most spectacular castles, and historical parks and homes form the nineteen twenties. For those music fanatics, Germany is also recognized for symphonies performing the grand work of Bach and Beethoven. While visiting Germany for the World Cup 2006, art lovers can stop by one of the countries 6,000 museums presenting historical and modern day art.
Berlin the capital of Germany, is known for the Brandenburg Gate.This would be a wonderful attraction to visit while attending the World Cup 2006.
Cologne is known as the oldest city in Germany. With this in mind your World Cup 2006 visit in Cologne would not be complete without stopping by the Cologne Cathedral.
While attending the World Cup 2006, visit the Port of Dortmund, the largest port in Europe.
Frankfurt is recognized as the location of the first German parliament. It is also considered the banking center of Europe. The museum Stadel is a must for visitors attending the World Cup 2006 in Frankfurt. This museum is considered as one of the best in Europe with art pieces by Picasso and Van Gogh.
Gelsenkirchen is identified mainly by its steel, coal, and iron plants, hence the nickname “City of Thousand Fires.” While attending the World Cup 2006, the Gelsenkirchen Castle built between the 16th and 18th century, is a must see attraction.
Being a thousand years old, Hamburg is considered the second largest city in Germany. Tourist attractions include elaborate architecture such as the city hall and St. Michael’s Church.
Hanover is best known as Germany’s trade capital. Besides being famous for international trade fairs, one of the best attractions of Hanover is the Herrenhausen Royal Gardens.
Being a city more than 800 years old, Kaiserslautern is also home to the largest wooded area in Germany. The Palatinate forest park is a must see while in the city for the World Cup 2006.
Leipzig is known as a city of music because of its passion in opera and historical music composers. A main attraction of Leipzig is Thomaskirche. This is a church where famous composers such as Bach performed.
One of the most attractive cities it Germany, Munich is home to an international recognized museum, the Alte Pinakothek.
Numberg is known for its mix of contemporary and historical attractions. One of Nuremberg’s most modern attractions to visit in your World Cup 2006 visit is the Toy Museum.
Stuttgart is best known as the hometown of Mercedes and Porsche. One of its main attractions is the Main Train Station which is under high monumental protection.
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