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BAD MUSKAU – Fürst Pückler
Prince Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von Pückler-Muskau was a German nobleman, renowned as an accomplished artist in landscape gardening, as well as the author of a number of books mainly centering around his travels in Europe and Northern Africa, p [...]

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BAD MUSKAU – Muskau Palace
Schloss Muskau, Muskau palace, is a schloss in the Görlitz district in the state of Saxony, Germany. It is located in an extended park, the Muskau Park, since July 2004 a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The building complex was developed over a lo [...]

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BAD PYRMONT – Palmengarten
Bad Pyrmont is a resort with more than 500-year history. There are about 50 towns in Germany with the 'Bad' prefix. In Bad Pyrmont you can find about 20 mineral springs, this is the best resort in Lower Saxony. During the last century a lot of [...]

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BAD PYRMONT – Der Hyllige Born
Bad Pyrmont is a traditional Staatsbad also famed as a Fürstenbad or royal spa with many wells. This evolved from a therapeutic spa to a wellness oasis in the heart of Weserbergland. All the relaxation and wellness facilities blend perfectly i [...]

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BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG – Festungsruine Hohentwiel
Spread across nine hectares, the largest fortress ruins in Germany offer one of the country's most impressive vistas: from Hohentwiel, you can see across Lake Constance, over the gentle rolling hills of the Thurgau region to the majestic peaks [...]

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BALEN – Pakawi Park – Chimp
The zoo was opened in 1976 by Louis Roothooft, a former captain. He used to live near Antwerp where he had a private collection of foreign animals. He bought some land in Olmen and moved his animals to the new location. The Olmen Zoo was found [...]

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BALEN – Pakawi Park – Lion Owen
In contrast to white tigers, for example, white lions originally occurred within a pure subspecies, namely the Kruger lion (Panthera leo krugeri). In white tigers, the white mutation is detrimental to wildlife, but the white lion can survive i [...]

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BALEN – Pakawi Park – Tara
Pakawi Park is a zoo in the Belgian village Olmen which is part of the town of Balen. Until 22 June 2019 it was named "Olmense Zoo". The zoo was opened in 1976 by Louis Roothooft, a former captain. He used to live near Antwerp where he had a p [...]

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BALEN – Pakawi Park – Tigers
The zoo is now specialized in felidae: African lions, white tigers, black leopards, Eurasian lynx, Servals, and cougars. Tigers in Pakawi park belongs to Bangal Tiger species. The Bengal tiger is a population of the Panthera tigris tigris subs [...]

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BARSINGHAUSEN – Klosterstollen Barsinghausen
The Besucherbergwerk Klosterstollen Barsinghausen is a part of the Gemeindebergwerk im Bullerbachtal which was opened in 1847. The tunnel was started on 01-SEP-1856 and reached the coal seam at a length of 1,474m on 07-OCT-1869. One month late [...]

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BASSENGE – Fort Eben-Emael
Fort Eben-Emael is an inactive Belgian fortress located between Liège and Maastricht, on the Belgian-Dutch border, near the Albert Canal, and designed to defend Belgium from a German attack across the narrow belt of Dutch territory in the regi [...]

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BASTOGNE – Historical center
The Mardasson Memorial is a tribute from the Belgian population as a whole to the American nation. For the Americans, Bastogne is the symbol of their legendary spirit of resistance, but also of their sense of judgment in their victorious count [...]

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BASTOGNE – Living Memory of the Ardennes – Bastogne War Museum
The Bastogne War Museum covers the Second World War, from its origins up to autumn 1944, and then focuses on the Battle of the Bulge. Key events of the war and the combatants' ordeal are reproduced here with the aim of clarifying the broad swe [...]

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BASTOGNE – ‘Nuts’ – 101 Airborne Division – Ardennes ’44
On Dec. 22, four German couriers approached American lines under a flag of truce, carrying a message 'from the German commander to the American commander.' Asserting that Bastogne was 'encircled,' the note gave McAuliffe, who was acting comman [...]

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BASTOGNE – Ardennes ’44
The Battle of Bastogne was a smaller battle in and around the Belgian town of Bastogne, during the larger Battle of the Bulge. The battle lasted from December 1944 to January 1945. During the battle, German divisions surrounded and attempted t [...]

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BASTOGNE – Mardasson Bastogne War Museum
The Bastogne War Museum experience will allow the visitor to step back in time and understand the reality of the Battle of the Bulge. From the causes of the Battle to its dramatic consequences, the visitor will be immersed in an interactive ex [...]

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BASTOGNE – Mardasson Bastogne War Museum – Living Memory of the Ardennes
As from March 22, 2014, the famous Mardasson Memorial in Bastogne will be flanked by a new building dedicated to the Remembrance of the Second World War: The Bastogne War Museum. The bold architectural concept of the Museum will welcome visito [...]

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BEAUFORT – Château de Beaufort
Beaufort Castle lies in the village of the same name, east of the town of Diekirch. Beaufort Castle was probably built in the 9th century as a stronghold to defend the large estates of the abbey of Echternach. Around 1150 the little stronghold [...]

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BERCHTESGADEN – Königssee
The Königssee is a lake located in the extreme southeast of the German State of Bavaria, near the German-Austrian Border, and is the deepest lake in Germany. The lake was formed by glaciers during the last ice age. It is 7.7 kilometers long an [...]

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BERCHTESGADEN – Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle’s Nest)
The Kehlsteinhaus, also known as the Eagle's Nest, was an extension of the Obersalzberg complex built by the Nazis in the German Alps near Berchtesgaden. It is situated on a ridge at the top of the Kehlstein mountain (1834 m), reached by a spe [...]

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BERCHTESGADEN – Köningliches Schloss
The Augustine Abbey of Canons founded in 1102 eventually became an independent church state within the German Empire and became a prince-provostry in 1559. Until it was secularized in 1803 the monastery remained the residence of the ruling lor [...]