Located on the Baltic Sea at the end of a fjord, Kiel has a rich maritime history and serves as the major departure point for ferries from Germany to Norway and Sweden. Kiel was heavily bombed during World War II and most of its historic buildings were destroyed, but the city was rebuilt in a modern architectural style. The most popular time to visit is during Kieler Woche, which is one of the world's largest sailing festivals.
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