What comes to mind when you think of Germany ? World-famous car manufacturers ? WWII History ? or German beer and sausages ? These are the things I think of before I had the chance to visit Germany. Out of my 34 days in Europe, 13 days were spent in Germany, which allowed me to travel deep, and see a lot more than that. From magnificent castles to fairytale towns to pristine countryside sceneries, it was a trip to be remembered for a lifetime. Continue reading
The Zeppelin Field is an iconic landmark in Nuremburg at a massive size of 312 m x 285 m that’s bigger than 12 football fields. The smaller podium that’s protruding from the main grand stand was where Hitler stood, conducting Nazi party rallies, speaking to hundreds of thousands of his soldiers. Continue reading
The Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds in Nuremburg, or Documentation Center for short, is housed in the North Wing of the unfinished congress hall built by the National Socialist Party. Nuremburg being the home-base for the party, the unfinished congress hall is the largest architectural remains built by them and no other place would be more suitable to hold a permanent exhibit of “Fascination and Terror”, which showcases the rise and fall of Adolf Hilter, the progression of National Socialist movement and the crimes committed. Special attention were given to events, things, people, architecture related to Nazi-ruled Nuremburg, with the Nuremburg trials being the closing chapter for this tormented piece of history.