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Murals

Wall painting at the Hofgarten in Munich, Germany

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…

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Abbeys

Michelsberg Abbey in Bamberg, Germany

Michelsberg Abbey in Bamberg, Germany

Photo of Michelsberg Abbey in Bamberg taken from the grounds of the New Residence (Neue Residenz). More…

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Palaces

New Residence in Bamberg

New Residenz in Bamberg, Germany

The New Residence (Neue Residenz) of the Bamberg Prince-Bishops consists of more than 40 staterooms featuring stucco-work ceilings, furniture and tapestries from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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City Halls

Old city hall of Bamberg, Germany

Old city hall of Bamberg, Germany

The old city hall (Altes Rathaus) of Bamberg was first mentioned in 1387. It is famous for its special location in the middle of the Regnitz River and for the fine painted façade made by Johann Anwender. More…

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Coat of Arms Sculptures

Bavarian Lion in Lindau, Germany

Bavarian Lion in Lindau, Germany

The Bavarian Lion seen at the port entrance of Lindau. It is placed next to the lighthouse of Lindau. The Bavarian Lion is mentioned several times in the Bavarian coat of arms, for example the shield is hold by two lions. More…

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Towers

The lighthouse of Lindau, Germany

View of the lighthouse from boat

The lighthouse was built in 1856 and is situated at the port of Lindau. Opposite the lighthouse one can see a sculpture showing the Bavarian lion. This historic centre of Lindau is actually an island but can be reached by car as well as train. More…

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Roman Empire

Model of the ancient forum in Kempten

Model of Roman forum in Kempten, Germany

A model of the ancient forum on the grounds of the former Roman place Cambodunum in Bavaria. More…