Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Lorelei Rock in Germany

By Seif Kamel
   Situated on the banks of the Rhine river in Germany, the Lorelei Rock is
a distinctive natural phenomenon. With the height of 132 meters, the
Lorelei Rock rises inside the river in a unique scene that grabs the
attention of tourists who enjoy their holidays in Germany.
   In fact, there is an interesting legend about the rock and its name. Lorelei
is said to be a German mermaid, created by famous writer, Clemens
Brentano at the beginning of the 19 th century. She waited for her lover to
show up, but when he didn’t, she committed suicide.
   Another reason behind the name of this famous rock, that became an
important landmark explored by numerous tourists who visit Germany,
is the murmuring rock. This is because an old little waterfall that used to
exist at rock used to produce a murmuring sound back in the 18 th and 19 th

Germany link: https://www.righttravel.info/country/germany-18.html