The GNTB presents the 100 most popular tourist attractions in Germany


The yearly TOP 100 ranking presents its results

Between December 2021 and June 2022, around 15,000 international visitors from 30 countries chose their favorite tourist destinations in Germany. The current TOP 100 ranking is now online at

Last year’s winner, Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg, received the most votes. EuropaPark Rust was also able to defend its second place. Rothenburg ob der Tauber took third place for the first time. Neuschwanstein Castle, Phantasialand Brühl, our capital Berlin, the Black Forest National Park, the Rothenburg ob der Tauber Criminal Museum, Dresden, and the Moselle Valley followed.

Petra Hedorfer, CEO of the Board of Directors of the GNTB: “For ten years in a row, the TOP 100 ranking presents Germany’s tourist destinations and sights. The ranking not only provides a snapshot of international awareness and popularity. The lively participation is also a vote for the appeal of the destination brand, Germany in the international competition.”

Since 2012, visitors of have been able to use a free text field to name the tourist destinations they consider particularly recommendable. From this, the GNTB develops the ranking of the TOP 100.

“ History, culture, and natural beauty perhaps best describe the essence of vacationing in Germany. With its many historic cities and quaint small towns, along with an abundance of forests and mountains, Indian visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing unique places to visit in this beautiful part of Europe.,” said Romit Theophilus, Director German National Tourist Office, India (GNTO).

In addition to the overall ranking, the survey results are structured into clusters: UNESCO World Heritage Sites, cities, urban highlights, natural highlights, leisure & animal parks, museums, national parks, regions, castles & palaces.

At a glance: the current rankings in the TOP 100 categories 2022

Section “UNESCO World Heritage”:


1UNESCO- World Heritage Dome of Cologne
2UNESCO- World Heritage Museum Island Berlin
3UNESCO- World Heritage Dome of Speyer
4UNESCO- World Heritage Baden-Baden
5UNESCO- World Heritage Castle Sanssouci, Potsdam

Section „Cities“:


1Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Section „ Urban Highlights“:


1Miniature Wonderland Hamburg
2Dome of Cologne
3Berlin wall
4Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
5Dresdner Zwinger

Section „ Natural Highlights“:


1Romantic Road
2Rhein river

Section „ Leisure & Animal Parks“:


1Europa-Park, Rust
2Phantasialand, Brühl
3LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort, Günzburg
4Heide Park Resort, Soltau
5Erlebnispark Tripsdrill mit Wildparadies, Tripsdrill

Section „ Museums“:


1Kriminalmuseum Rothenburg ob der Tauber
2Museum Island Berlin
3Mercedes-Benz-Museum, Stuttgart
4Technikmuseum, Sinsheim
5Deutsches Museum, Munich

Section „ National Parks“:


1National Park Schwarzwald
2National Park Berchtesgaden
3National Park Sächsische Schweiz
4National Park Eifel
5National Park Harz

Section „ Regions“:


1Moselle Valley
2Island Rügen
3Island Mainau
5Island Sylt

Section „ Castles & Palaces“:


1Castle Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau
2Castle Eltz
3Castle Heidelberg
4Castle Hohenzollern, Bisingen
5Castle Sanssouci, Potsdam
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