Why Germans love getting naked

Germany, where public baths are popular hangout spots, has long had a relaxed attitude to nakedness.

Which of the world’s many nationalities are the most casual about going nude? Could it be the Koreans or Japanese with their traditions of public bathhouses? Or the Finns with their famous saunas?

These are strong contenders. But for Olympic levels of nuding up in public, the laurel wreath – or maybe fig leaf – must be presented to the Germans.

Germany has long had a relaxed attitude to nakedness. In the 19th century it was associated with health, assisted by the spread of Scandinavian-style steam baths.

Source: Why Germans love getting naked

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