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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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Mosaic of Leopold the Glorious in Vienna

Mural of Leopold the Glorious in Vienna, Austria

This mosaic on the Karolinengasse 31 (4. District) shows Leopold der Glorreiche (Leopold the Glorious). He ruled as Duke of Austria from 1198 to 1230. This mosaic situated in the district Wieden reminds of the fact that the name of the district was first mentioned in a deed of donation by Leopold (‘Vulgariter widem dicitur…’) in 1211.

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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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Renzhof in Vienna, Austria

Mural at Renzhof in Vienna, Austria

The Renzhof is a block of council flats situated in the second district of Vienna named Leopoldstadt. It is built on that site where Circus Renz used to perform in the years 1854-1897.  The mural shown above placed at one of the walls of the block is reminding of the former use of that place.

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Attersee House in Vienna

Atterseehaus in Vienna, Austria

The Attersee House (Attersee-Haus) situated at the address Mariahilfer Straße 78 (7. District) accommodates a hotel and a big store. The colourful glass mosaic façade was designed by the artist Christian Ludwig Attersee.

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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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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, Austria

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, Austria

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 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.