Germany: Coburg

Coburg was the historic long-term capital of the of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, one of the most prominent medieval German princely states. In fact, it’s Prince Albert married Queen Victoria of Britain in 1840. As a former royal capital, the city has a lot of historic landmarks and grand old buildings, like the Town Hall (Rathaus) and Stadhaus dating from 1579 and many other building around Markt dating to late 16th century. There’s also St. Moritz Church from 14th century, Schloss Ehrenburg (the main residence of Coburg princes from 1540 to 1918), Schlossplatz with Landestheater from 1840s, and much more.