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Mural on an electrical substation in Naumburg (Saale)

Mural on an electrical substation in Naumburg (Saale), GermanyThis mural on an electrical substation of the TWN in Naumburg (Saale) shows a large substation, some vineyards and the famous cathedral of Naumburg.

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Braumeisterstube at the Sternbräu in Salzburg

Painting at the restaurant Sternbräu in Salzburg, Austria

The Braumeisterstube is part of the Sternbräu Restaurant in Salzburg. This restaurant was first mentioned in 1542 and offers several old and modern rooms for having a glass of beer or a traditional meal.

 

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Walther von der Vogelweide in Lermoos

Walther von der Vogelweide in Lermoos, Austria

This mural on a private home in Lermoos (Tyrol) shows a replica of the probably most famous portrait of the singer Walther von der Vogelweide.

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Mosaic at Kärntnerstrasse 16 in Vienna

Mosaic by Eduard Veith in Vienna, Austria

In the years 1894-1896 Hotel Meissl & Schadn was erected at the Neuer Markt 2. Eduard Veith created the depicted mosaic at the rear of the hotel. The edifice burned down in 1945, the mosaic is still visible at Kärntnerstrasse 16.

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Murals Myths

Basiliskenhaus in Vienna

Mural at the Basiliskenhaus

The Basiliskenhaus is situated at the Schönlaterngasse 7. The mural at this house shows a  myth about a basilisk living in the well at the inner yard of the house and how a servant of a baker succeed in fighting this dangerous creature.

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Mural of a Jägerbegräbnis in Saalbach

Mural named 'Jägerbegräbnis' in Saalbach, Austria

 

Mural dating back to 1810 seen in Saalbach, Austria. The mural is named Jägerbegräbnis and shows an odd funeral procession. The body in the coffin is a hunter (german: ‘Jäger’), the mourners of the funeral (german: ‘Begräbnis’) are animals. Have you ever seen such a mural or painting elsewhere?

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Mural in Deutsch-Wagram

Mural in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria

Interesting mural seen at an abandoned building next to the railway station of Deutsch-Wagram. It shows a train dating back to the first days of passenger trains in Austria. At that time there was a train bringing people from Vienna to this place just for fun and having a good time outside the big city.

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Mural showing a pendulum clock in Vienna

Pendulum clock as mural in Vienna, Austria

A pendulum clock as mural seen at a watch maker shop in Vienna.

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Frescoes Murals

Frescoes inside the Schweizertor in Vienna

Schweizertor in Vienna, Austria

There are so many photos showing the Schweizertor (Swiss Gate) of the Viennese Hofburg but have you ever seen photos of the frescoes inside the gate? Have a look at this set of photos presenting the frescoes at the ceiling of the Schweizertor.

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Mural at subway station Volkstheater in Vienna

Artwork at subway station Volkstheater in Vienna

This mural located at the subway station ‘Volkstheater’ has been created by the artist Anton Lehmden who still offers art lessons at the Austrian castle Deutschkreutz. Anton Lehmden got famous for being a member of Vienna School of Fantastic Realism.

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City Walls Murals

Town wall of Wiener Neustadt

Mural depicting the town wall

An interesting way to learn about the former town wall of Wiener Neustadt. At the Reyergasse 10 I saw this mural depicting the walls around the city. Some parts are still to see. E.g. the Reckturm dating back to 13th century is placed at the north-western corner of the city.

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Wall decorations in Udine

Wall decorations in Udine, Italy

On my walk through the old part of Udine I came across this fascinating decorations right under the roof. I guess there is a special term for this kind of decoration. How would you call this kind of deco in Italian or English language?