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Sister Cities of Graz

Mural with a list of sister cities of Graz

A monument located at the hill in the middle of Graz mentioning the sister cities of my native city. More…

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Mural at the town hall of Hallein

Mural at the town hall of Hallein, Austria

Learning about a town’s history by searching for historical murals: While walking through Hallein I came across this mural telling about the transport of salt boxes along the Salzach River.

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Fun wall painting in Mödling

Fun wall painting in Mödling, Austria

While walking through the streets of Mödling I came across this fun wall painting. I guess it was a kind of advertisement for a painter and decorator nearby. More…

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Porta principalis dextra in Vienna

Porta principalis dextra in Vienna, AustriaMosaic at a building in Vienna mentioning that the right principal gate (porta principalis dextra) of a Roman camp was situated here in 1st century. The name of this camp was Vindobona. More…

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Goliathhaus in Regensburg

Goliathhaus in Regensburg, Germany

The Goliath house (Goliathhaus) in Regensburg showing the legend of David and Goliath. The mural was created by Melchior Bocksberger in the year 1573. More…

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Quote by Jules Renard in Weimar

Quote by Jules Renard on a wall

Love this quote by Jules Renard: “Wenn Sie das Leben kennen, geben Sie mir doch bitte seine Anschrift” – Literally translated: “If you know life, please give me its address”. This and many other wise quotes, you can find on the walls of Weimar.

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Mural depicting Linzertor in Salzburg

Mural portraying the Linzertor in Salzburg, Austria

A historical mural seen in the Linzergasse shows position and appearance of a gate called Linzertor. This gate was built in 1616 and demolished in 1894. More…

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Procession of Princes in Dresden

View of Procession of Princes in Augustusstrasse, DresdenThe Procession of Princes (Fürstenzug) is a 102-meter-long mural applied to 23,000 Meissen porcelain tiles. The mural displays portraits of 35 members of the House of Wettin, who were rulers of Saxony between 1127 and 1904. More…

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Wall painting at the Hofgarten in Munich

Mural at the Hofgarten in Munich, Germany

This is one example of several wall paintings I saw in the arcades of the Hofgarten in Munich. The paintings show episodes in the history of the House of Wittelsbach. More…