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1. The capital of Germany was returned to this city after the infamous wall came down and Germany was reunited. This city had been divided into four sectors after World War II and was home to the famous Checkpoint Charlie during the cold war era.
2. Virtually leveled in World War II, this city on the Rhine is home to the largest Gothic Cathedral in Germany. Don't forget to try the famous Kölsch.
3. It was in this Bavarian city that many large Nazi spectacles were staged. It was also in this city that many Nazi war criminals were tried at the end of World War II.
4. This city on the Main River is the financial center of Germany and home to the DAX, Germany's primary stock market index.
5. This large Bavarian city is home to the famed Hofbräuhaus and is the center of the Oktoberfest in Germany. This city is also home to the famed Deutsches Museum and BMW's corporate headquarters.
6. This small university town was the home of the West German government after World War II. The Parliament and most government offices moved from here after the reunification of Berlin.
7. In northern Germany is this port city that incorporates some 40 miles of canals and over 2500 bridges. While this city has many fine cultural features, it is also known for the Reeperbahn, which includes one of the more notorious red-light districts in Europe.
8. This city, which first came into prominence in the late Middle Ages, was fire-bombed on February 13, 1945, destroying many of its rococo and baroque buildings for which it was famous. Officially, 25,000 people were killed - primarily children, women, and older people. Some estimates are considerably higher because of the number of refugees in the city at the time of the firebombing, but that number is likely never to be known. The fact that this city had no real military targets and the people were civilians has made this one of the most controversial bombings in the history of modern warfare.
9. This town in western Germany was the seat of Charlemagne during the period of the Holy Roman Empire. In the heart of the town is the Cathedral that houses Charlemagne's throne and reliquary.
10. This city is the fashion capital of Germany, and one of the more fashionable shopping districts lies along the Königsallee, or the "Kö", as it is known locally. This city is only about a 30 minute drive from Cologne.
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