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Freiburg City ClockFreiburg is the fourth biggest city in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It has ancient history, architecture and all the inherent attributes of the old city – City Hall, numerous churches, among which the main are highlighted, the University with the medieval history. This is one of the major wine areas in Germany. Therefor vineyards and wineries surround the city on the slopes of the mountains. Describe in detail the city and its history makes no sense, today you can find that on the Internet. But the little things that actually make up the spirit of the city, you should see, and then you remember and remain in memory because of some characteristic features that distinguishes it from other cities.

Main Cathedral of Freiburg CityThe main Cathedral (Munster) is beautiful and grandiose. It is impressive, and certainly stands out among its own kind. But it is only when put next to pictures of other similar monuments of architecture. It can be walked around and seen for hours. There are a lot of details, which attract and fascinate sight of the observer.

City canalsEverywhere around the city, on any street, the small canals are flowing. Well, and the canals they can be called conventional. Dressed in stone – that’s probably all that they have in common with the canals. It is more consistent with the size of gutters, which it was in the middle ages. All the filth of the city flowed over it into the Rhine. But over the years, this problem was solved, and the ditches turned into clean streams adorn the streets of the city.

Sidewalk mosaicSecond, eye-catching, feature appeared sidewalks. All the pavements of the city lined with hewn stone blocks of natural stone, but the sidewalks are lined with small flat pebbles. But it does not look like the seacoast, and as a museum of mosaics.

Freiburg street photographyOne can walk for hours through the streets of the city and not see anything repetitive. Trams, city clocks, painted walls, bicycles, tiny cars, street cafes, gardens and parks, people with dogs and donkeys, and other conventional components of the urban landscape, but special and make this city different from other cities in Germany and the world.

Freiburg photogallery.