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Parish church of Marchegg, Austria

In 13th century the parish church was planned as huge church having multiple aisles. After some demolitions the church got rebuilt in a much smaller version at the end of 18th century. More…

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Romanesque chapel in Petronell-Carnuntum

Romanesque church in Carnuntum, Austria

Near the entrance of the Archaeological Park Carnuntum one can also have this great view of a Romanesque chapel dating back to the 12th century. The chapel is dedicated to St John the Baptist (Johannes der Täufer) Love the shape of the conical roof added in 17th century. More…

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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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The two churches of Burgau

The two churches of Burgau, Austria

After visiting an exhibition at Schloss Burgau I walked along the small pond nearby. Well, it was one of those moments one want to take a photo of ‘both’ churches. More…

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Holy Trinity Church in Hrastovlje

Church of Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje, Slovenia

It was afternoon when we arrived at the church in Hrastovlje which reminded me of a castle. Inside I saw one of the most fascinating danse macabres ever. More…

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Pilgrimage church Frauenberg in Styria

Church Maria Opferung in Frauenberg, Austria

Photo of pilgrimage church Mariä Opferung Frauenberg taken on a train journey from Selzthal to Hieflau in the Austrian state Styria.

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Cathedral of Salzburg

Cathedral of Salzburg, Austria

The cathedral of Salzburg (Dom zu Salzburg) was built in 17th century. In the background one can see the funicular up to Hohensalzburg Fortress. Interesting detail: By visiting the Dommuseum which is integrated into the cathedral I had the chance to see the nave from above. More…

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Reflection of three iconic towers in Telč

Reflection of the church of the name of Jesus

The single steeple belongs to the church of St. Jacob’s (Kostel sv. Jakuba), the twin steeples are part of the church of the name of Jesus (Kostel Jména Ježíš). The lake is actually a pond. Telč is also known for its richly decorated market place which is listed as UNESCO World Culture Heritage. More…

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Church of Sveti Nikola in Nin

Church of Sveti Nikola in Nin, Croatia

The church of Sveti Nikola was built in the 11th century. During the Ottoman Wars the dome of the church has been converted into a crenelated tower. More…

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Frauenkirche in Munich

Frauenkirche in Munich, Germany

The Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady), also known as Münchner Dom, is the largest church in Munich, the capital city of Bavaria. I took this view after climbing up the tower of another church called St. Peter. More…

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Gargoyle at a chapel in Karlsruhe

Gargoyle at a chapel in Karlsruhe, Germany

This gargoyle seen at a sepulchral chapel in Karlsruhe reminded me a bit of a scene of the movie ‘Alien’. More…

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St Daniel’s Church in Štanjel

Church of Štanjel, Slovenia

St Daniel’s Church in Štanjel (Italian: San Daniele del Carso) was built in the 15th century as the burial vault of the Counts of Cobenzl. I like this church especially for the shape of its steeple. A shape I several times in the region later. Štanjel also offers a beautiful garden named  Ferrarijev vrt (Ferrari Garden). More…