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Mausoleum of Ruprecht von Eggenberg

Mausoleum of Ruprecht von Eggenberg in Ehrenhausen, Austria

One of the most famous sights in Ehrenhausen, Austria: The mausoleum of Ruprecht von Eggenberg high over the city.

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Capuchin Church in Vienna

Kapuzinergruft in Vienna, Austria

Below this unimposing walls of the Capuchin Church the bodies of 12 emperors and 18 empresses are laid to rest inside the Imperial Crypt.¬†More…

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Grave of Hedwig and August Trapp

Grave of Hedwig and August Trapp

While walking along the tombs at the Austro-Hungarian cemetery in Pula I came across the graves of Hedwig and August Trapp. They were the parents of Baron von Trapp who is the father of the Trapp Family featured in the movie ‘Sound of Music’. More…

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Austro-Hungarian naval cemetery in Pula

Austro-Hungarian naval cemetery in Pula, Croatia

On a research tour about my father’s life I also visited the cemetery of the Austro-Hungarian navy in Pula. The natural harbour of this city served as Austria’s main naval base until 1918. More…

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St. Peter’s Cemetery in Salzburg

St. Peter's Cemetery in Salzburg, Austria

The cemetery of St. Peter (Petersfriedhof) is not only one of the oldest cemeteries¬†of Salzburg but was also a set in the American movie ‘Sound of Music’. The small windows along the rock are part of the so called catacombs. More…