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Hohenzollern – Ancestral Castle of German Emperors


The Hohenzollern Castle is one of the most impressive German castles. This tourist attraction is located in the southern part of the German state of Baden-Württemberg, not far from Stuttgart. It is the ancestral residence of the noble and royal Hohenzollern House.

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Herrenchiemsee – Bavarian Versailles near Munich


Just an hour drive from Munich, there is the Herrenchiemsee palace, which is often referred to as the Bavarian Versailles. The palace is situated on beautiful Lake Chiemsee. The nearby Frauenchimsee island is the place of one of the oldest Benedictine women’s convent.

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