Germany is located in middle of Europe, not geographically speaking only but also economically, politically and culturally, it’s the second country in Europe after Russia regarding population, with more than 80,000,000 population according to recent statics, its considered as the strongest economic in the continent and fifth in the whole world, Germany owns interesting package of history events, its heritage is very strong where it effected many European countries, including Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Deutschland and Poland.
People, language and traditions what makes the German culture unique, and has influenced all over Germany’s wealthy history, because the country was a part of the holly roman empire until it became one of greatest economic power in the world.
Hereby we will discuss the most significant five components defines Germany cultural articulations, by the way these components attracts tens of millions tourists every year :
1- food, Germany is very familiar for malt lovers, and tasters for various -kind of sausages and making different types of delicious bread, its estimated average beer consumption(malt) for one individual is 140 liters per year, it’s not even the largest beer consumption in Europe, but Czechia is the largest consumer, but Germany comes after it immediately.
Wurst, German sausage a very important plate from German cuisine, made of bacon, beef or veal and different spices, as for bread in Germany there is an old and historical tradition for making bread they proud of, traveling to this country will be your chance to taste bread of various shapes, components and tastes with all kind of possible seed varieties.
However, German culinary means much more, it includes some tasty traditional plates that every visitor must try it, Schnitzel and eintopf.
2 – holidays and traditions, German respects many traditional Christian holidays including Christmas and Easter, German Unity Day celebrated on 3 October when West Germany and Germany were unified, and it’s the only federal holiday.
Though, the most German celebrated holiday is Oktoberfest, oktoberfest beer held annually in Munich since mid-September until the first Sunday of October, this fold festival started in 2810 with celebrating the wedding of prince Ludwig from Bavaria wedding therese if Saxe-Hildburghausen.
3-automibile industry, Germany is the country invented modern cars, and considered as the origin of famous cars like Audi, Mercedes Benz, BMW, Porsche and Volkswagen, Germans believes driving is more than a way to relax and transport mean, in many cases you can arrive quickly from one point to another, due to the absence of speed limits on the highways, needless to say Germany has a great road system, and one of the best in the whole world.
4- art, Germany and Austria have made unordinary contributes to baroque, classic and romance music, most famous composers works like Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Richard Wagner and Gustav Mahler.
Across the country, The Brandenburg Gate is a familiar example of Classical German architecture, it’s the former gate to berlin and considered most important unity symbol in the city.
5- punctuality, Germans is known for discipline, punctuality and always arrive before five minutes of the appointments, meetings or events, you have to be on the accurate time and avoid to be late for even five minutes.
with such amazing strong culture, no wonder Germany is one of the most visited countries in Europe.