Facts about Germany 2015 2015 - Page 163

An attractive Alpine panorama: the many foreign tourists who visit Bavaria appreciate the idyll Germany is in second place behind the USA. most among them is Berlin, which in 2014 Every year 2.7 million guests from Europe recorded 11.9 million visitors, and some alone come to trade fairs in Germany, which 28.7 million overnights. In terms of abso- is regarded as the most important trade fair lute figures for overnight stays the city location. In 2014, a total of 25.6 million in- is in third place in Europe after London and ternational participants attended events in Paris. Germany. In particular the “magic cities” of Berlin, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am According to a survey conducted by the Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Cologne, German National Tourist Board the top Munich, Nuremberg, and Stuttgart are the international visitor attractions include magnets for foreign guests. First and fore- classics such as Neuschwanstein Castle and