Top 10 Things Germany is Known For


The Top Ten

1 Beer Beer

Beer baths? Germany must been love beer so much! - BorisRule

The image actually shows Beer Spa in Czech Republic, one of their tourist attractions. But I think Germans would do that, too. - Metal_Treasure

Hopefully the people in the image don't piss inside the beer bath - ToddHoward

Um, interesting picture there.

Looks fun - DaringXx

2 Sausage Sausage

Germany has a lot of great sausages. - Userguy44

They're good. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

Bratwurst, Mettwurst, Nürnberger Rostbratwurst, Blutwurst, etc. Germany has the best sausages in the world (I am also part german too) - ToddHoward

Wurst, bitte! - BorisRule

3 Cars Cars

The cars in the photo are American... - Ashes

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. - HoldenFanatic

And the first modern car was from a German. - MrCoolC

Brands like Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche etc... - Userguy44

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4 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler 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 1939 and was a central figure of more.

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

This guy sucks - LightningStrike

Stick to art you jerk ass...oh wait your dead haha.

Kind of. Even though he's actually from Austria

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5 Nazis Nazis
6 Soccer Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. The goal is to score the ball on the other team's goal.

One of the best in the world. - Metal_Treasure

7 German Shepherd 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 breed is awesome - ElSherlock

They're pretty smart. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

They're really smart compared to most of the dog breeds. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

aw! - RylinB

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8 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.

WWII sucks. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

I hate WW II. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

9 Mercedes Mercedes

That's a good car brand, but quite expensive. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

10 Berlin Berlin

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

The most well known city of Germany. - Userguy44

The Contenders

11 Rammstein 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 . more.

One of the greatest German bands ever. - Userguy44

Rammstein is AWESOME! - PhoenixAura81

Awesome band! - LightningStrike

Ich will... - BorisRule

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12 Autobahn Autobahn

Autobahn and other motorways are different. - BorisRule

It’s amazing that you can drive without a speed limit. - HoldenFanatic

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

German chocolate is delicious. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

Kinder, Lindt, etc. - neehawgamer

14 Engineers
15 Oktoberfest

Hitler is the ultimate red herring. he was Austrian not German.

16 World War I World War I
17 Castles Castles

Germany has some nice castles. - Userguy44

18 Sexy Women

Okay... - Ashes

Um ok - ElSherlock

19 Girls

Every country has girls. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

20 Volkswagen Volkswagen

That's a decent car brand. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

21 Historical Figures

People like Einstein, Bach, Beethoven etc... - Userguy44

22 Angela Merkel 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. - TwilightKitsune

23 BMW BMW BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
24 Hot Dogs Hot Dogs A hot dog is a cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed and served in a sliced bun as a sandwich.

Bratwurst is the hot dog's ancestor - BorisRule

25 Scorpions Scorpions Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.

Germany's most legendary music export ever (besides classical) - Metal_Treasure

Great band. - Userguy44

26 Thor Thor Thor Odinson is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, based on the Norse mythological deity of the same name, is the Asgardian god of thunder and possesses the enchanted hammer Mjolnir, which grants him the ability of flight and weather more.
27 Sauerkraut Sauerkraut

This is delicious! - Userguy44

28 Refugee Centers
29 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 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.

He was actually austrian but ok - darthvadern

30 Power Metal Power Metal

The best power metal comes from Germany - Blind Guardian, Helloween, Gamma Ray, Edguy, to name a few. - Metal_Treasure

Nice pic too! - Userguy44

Grave digger, Running wild,Iron Savior, Rage, Powerwolf etc.

31 Neue Deutsche Härte Neue Deutsche Härte
32 German Bread German Bread

Germany has a lot of varieties in bread. It’s even a part of the German culture. - Userguy44

33 Peter Fox Peter Fox Pierre Baigorry, better known as Peter Fox, also known as Enuff and Pete Fox, is a German reggae and Hip hop musician from Berlin. He is also a member of the German reggae and dancehall band Seeed.

Best German musician of all time! - neehawgamer

34 Dachshund Dachshund The Dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied, hound-type dog breed with floppy ears, and short fur. Although, this Dog, which comes in a variety of colours, is not hypoallergenic.

Aw it's cute! - Userguy44

35 Bureaucracy

Germany is well known for being a bureaucratic country and they have very good reasons for being the same. There are abundance of laws, controlling every aspect of life of its citizens. This over regulation results in unyielding and inflexible people. But it makes them one of the most efficient people in the world. Unlike many other countries, crossing the road when the pedestrian signal is red is frowned upon here. If caught by police, one may even get fined. Every house is supposed to maintain four garbage cans; for paper, plastic, organic and general waste. - Userguy44

36 Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler was a German dictator, and a leading member of the Nazi party. Himmler was one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany and one of the people most directly responsible for the Holocaust.

More evil than Hitler. - Ashes

37 Heidi Klum Heidi Klum Heidi Klum is a German model, television host, businesswoman, fashion designer, television producer, and occasional actress.

She's currently the most popular German in the US and Canada - Metal_Treasure

38 Schutzstaffel (SS) & Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo)
39 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large more.

Great band. - Userguy44

40 Der, Die and Das

Der Mantel
Die Frau
und das Auto - BorisRule

41 Ludwig van Beethoven 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, more.
42 Forests

I’ve been to the black forest. It’s really nice! - Userguy44

43 Martin Lawrence Martin Lawrence Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, writer, and voice actor.

He’s American. - Userguy44

44 Visigoths
45 Norse Mythology Norse Mythology

Germany isn’t part of the Scandinavia. - MrCoolC

46 Amazingly Crafted Watches

What? I have this German watch from my friend's grandmother. It costs, like, a million dollars! - LukaMegpoid

47 Lederhosen
48 Josef Mengele Josef Mengele Josef Mengele was a German Schutzstaffel officer and physician in Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.
49 Daniel Küblböck Daniel Küblböck

This is a male? - Userguy44

50 Claudia Schiffer Claudia Schiffer
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