The reason Germans like to be naked in public

600,000 Germans are members of 300 nude clubs, they buy cards so they can to be unclothed comfortable for a walk.

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Nudity is normal in Germany, where many locals feel comfortable wearing nothing. An organization called FKK for many years has helped lovers of naturalism to have nude beaches. In those areas, you have to "take off", according to CNN.

When he was a child, journalist Marcel Krueger was often sunbathed in the garden by his father on the weekends. In public swimming pools, children of all ages are allowed to run around playing. And of course, they are not wearing clothes.
Germans, especially middle-aged people, love to be naked. Photo: CNN.
The lifestyle, that habit was ingrained in Marcel's mind. Until now, he still comfortable with nothing in the sauna, gym. "Perhaps, it's because I'm German," Marcel said.

Also according to him, naked is considered a long tradition in Germany. This country is considered to be more open than its neighbors. Germans are also familiar with the word Freikoerperkultur (FKK) - a culture of body liberation. When you come here for travel, don't be surprised to find that people "strip off" in saunas, swimming pools, parks or on many beaches. Even Germans are also known for "nudist".

Some public places in Berlin have FKK areas: Mauer park in Prenzlauer Berg, Volkspark Friedrichshain and Tiergarten parks, beaches at Wannsee, Mueggelsee ...

Germany's fascination for not wearing clothes dates back to the late 19th century. It began with a movement to emulate the health of people when nude sunbathing and exercise were said to cure the disease of tuberculosis, rheumatism.
In the summer, when visiting parks in Berlin and Munich, you'll see many Germans only wearing hats and carrying their favorite tabloid newspaper. Photo: CNN.
In 1920, when much of Europe was still boiling because women wore short skirts to expose their ankles, Germans had their first undressed beaches on Sylt Island. 10 years later, the first international nude conference was held in Berlin.

During the Nazi rule, nudity was banned and until 1942, these regulations were relaxed.

When Germans started on vacation in other European countries, they took their hobbies with them everywhere. The "liberating body" resorts began to open in France in the 1950s. Later, the movement spread to many Baltic beaches.

Today, the majority of nude tourists on resorts in Europe are Germans. About 600,000 people in the country have signed up to membership in more than 300 private nude clubs and more than 14 foreign-linked clubs. Members visit the club to sunbathe, jog, and wander in the countryside with just a backpack, boots or running shoes.

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