Top 10 Things Germany is Best Known For

The Top Ten
1 Beer

Beer baths? Germany must been love beer so much!

Um, interesting picture there.

2 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September ...read more.

What a shame he manages to be on this list..

Just because one person decides to dictate, destroy Germany as well as other countries, and kill lots of innocent people, doesn't mean all Germans are the same as him.

Even in his high powered state, there was still plenty of Germans that despite's the things he did.

He shouldn't be on this list. This list is about good things Germany is known for. If Hitler is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Germany, there's a problem.

He is infamous for directly murdering at least 6 MILLION Jews, plus millions of Germans and all kinds of people throughout Europe.

I wish people wouldn't think about Adolf Hitler when they hear Germany. He gives Germans a bad reputation

3 Sausage

My grandma makes sausage whenever we have family gatherings. It's delicious

True. Everyone has heard of Bratwurst

Germany has a lot of great sausages.

4 German Shepherd The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language. The breed is known as the Alsatian in Britain and Ireland.

This dog is iconic

5 Cars

I love German cars. BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, and Audi are the best. They make amazing luxury cars that even have a sport and sport plus mode.

Audi, Mercedes, Volkswagen, enough said. Even here in Sweden lots of people use these brands

And the first modern car was from a German.

The cars in the photo are American...

6 Nazis

Nazis bad, and everyone thinks about them when someone says germany

7 World War II

I am serious when I say that this tragic war will stay in Germany's infamous history forever, let alone the rest of the world.

Germany was pretty much the start of this war, as well as Japan in Asia.

Ugh, I don't want to think about this...

8 Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin .

Rammstein is one of Germany's most successful music artists, and one of the few that gained notable chart success and fame internationally. Since their debut album "Herzeleid", Rammstein's music has often been used in well known movies, including "Lost Highway", "The Matrix" and "Nymphomaniac", the first of which is often credited as the movie that brought the group to international recognition. ...read more.

If course! The ultimate European metal band.

One of the greatest German bands ever.

9 Chocolate Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, and often flavored with vanilla.

I love German chocolate!

Chocolate is so good

10 Berlin Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3.8 million inhabitants make it the European Union's most populous city, according to population within city limits One of Germany's sixteen constituent states, Berlin is surrounded by the State of Brandenburg and contiguous ...read more.

Of course, this has to be most well known! It's the capital city of Germany.

The most well known city of Germany.

The Contenders
11 Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is played with a spherical ball. The objective is to score the ball in the other teams goal.

Usually I think of England when it comes to soccer.

One of the best in the world.

Another soccer nation

12 Autobahn

It's amazing that you can drive without a speed limit.

Autobahn and other motorways are different.

13 Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, ...read more.

Bach and Beethoven below Hitler... What's with this world?! By the way, Hitler was Austrian!

14 Castles

Amazing castles definitely recommend!

Germany has some nice castles.

Didn't know that

15 Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician and the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She is also the leader of the Christian Democratic Union.

The worst chancellor of Germany. Ever.

16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.
17 Historical Figures

People like Einstein, Bach, Beethoven etc...

18 Volkswagen

Most popular car brand

19 Classical Music
20 Girls
21 Engineers
22 World War I

People think Germany started ww1, but it was really Serbia and Austria-Hungary.

23 Hot Dogs A hot dog is a cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed and served in a sliced bun as a sandwich.
24 Theatre

Goethe, Schiller and Brecht were born in what is today Germany.

25 Oktoberfest
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