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2: Wieskirche47 photos

Wieskirche (019)
WieskircheGermany

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The Wies Church (Wieskirche) is a magnificently decorated Sanctuary belonging to the district of Wies in the municipality Steingaden. The full name of the Wieskirche is Sanctuary on the Meadow of the Scourged Saviour (Wallfahrtskirche zum[Read more]

3: Weltenburg Abbey29 photos

Weltenburg Abbey (291)
Weltenburg AbbeyGermany

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The St. George Church of the the Benedictine Monastery of Weltenburg on the Danube breakthrough in Kelheim in Bavaria is one of the most important religious buildings of the Baroque in Europe. The monastery church was built from 1716 to 1718 and… [Read more]

5: Eystrahorn4 photos

Eystrahorn (091)
EystrahornIceland

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Part of the Krossanesfjall is the famous rock outcrop Eystrahorn (also called Austurhorn), on the other side of the wide bay of Lón the Vestrahorn (757 m). The Eystrahorn is also called Hvalnesfjall, because of the now abandoned farm Hvalnes at his… [Read more]

6: Höllental Gorge47 photos

Garmisch-Partenkirchen (245) Höllental Gorge
Höllental GorgeGermany

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The Höllental (Hell Valley) is a valley in the Zugspitze massif of the Wetterstein mountains, between Blassenkamm and Waxensteinkamm through which the stream Hammersbach flows and runs a well-known ascent of the Zugspitze. [Read more]

8: Patrica46 photos

Patrica (178)
PatricaLazio - Italy

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Patrica is a village in the Italian region Lazio, located about 70 km south-east of Rome and about 10 km south-west of Frosinone. It is part of Ciociaria, not far from the Monti Lepini. [Read more]

9: Walhalla107 photos

Walhalla (038)
WalhallaGermany

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The Walhalla is a hall of fame that honours laudable and distinguished people, famous personalities in German history - politicians, sovereigns, scientists and artists of the German tongue. The hall is housed in a neo-classical building above the … [Read more]

13: Lüftlmalerei208 photos

Oberammergau (471) Pilatushaus
LüftlmalereiGermany

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Lüftlmalerei referred in particular in Upper Bavaria (Werdenfelser Land by Garmisch-Partenkirchen) and in Tirol to the native art form of facade painting. The Lüftlmalerei is a popular variant of the trompe l’oeil from the Baroque era, and imitates… [Read more]

14: Hosios Loukas58 photos

Hosios Loukas (246)
Hosios LoukasGreece

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Hosios Loukas (Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς) is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art, and has been listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the… [Read more]

18: Ottobeuren Abbey68 photos

Ottobeuren abbey (065) Basilica of Saints Alexander and Theodore
Ottobeuren AbbeyGermany

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The monastery Ottobeuren is a Benedictine abbey in the Upper Swabian Ottobeuren. The monastery consecrated to the two saints Alexander of Rome and Theodore Tiro was founded in 764 by Silach, an alemannic noble, and 972 raised by Emperor Otto I to… [Read more]

20: Meteora110 photos

Meteora (1451)
MeteoraGreece

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The Metéora (Μετέωρα), lit. “middle of the sky”, “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above”, is one of the largest and most important complexes of Greek Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The monasteries are built on… [Read more]

22: Eibsee32 photos

Eibsee (172) Zugspitze
EibseeGermany

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The Eibsee is a lake 9 km southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen below (3.5 km north) of the Zugspitze (2,962 m) in the Wetterstein mountains in Bavaria. In the northeast is the 4.8 ha and 26 m deep Untersee separated almost completely by a 50 m wide… [Read more]

23: Patmos211 photos

Patmos (0309) Monastery of Saint John the Theologian
PatmosGreece

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Patmos (Πάτμος) is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, one of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex. The highest point is Profitis Ilias, 269 m above sea level. Patmos’ main communities are Chora (the capital city), and Skala (the… [Read more]

32: Deeg49 photos

Deeg (168) Deeg Palace (Jal Mahal)
DeegIndia

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Deeg Palace, built in 1772, is situated near Bharatpur in Rajasthan. Deeg was the first capital of the newly carved out Jat State of Bharatpur, when Badan Singh was proclaimed its ruler in 1722. In 1730, the Maharaja Suraj Mal erected the strong… [Read more]

33: Maria Gern14 photos

Maria Gern (075)
Maria GernGermany

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Maria Gern is located north of Berchtesgaden in the valley and on the slopes of the creek Gerner (also called Gererbach or Anzenbach), a tributary of the Berchtesgadener Ache. The area is bounded on the west by the Rauhenkopf, in the east of the … [Read more]

34: Ammersee51 photos

Ammersee (398) Inning am Ammersee
AmmerseeGermany

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The Ammersee is after Chiemsee and Lake Starnberg the third largest lake in Bavaria (under the lakes, which lie exclusively in Bavaria) and reaching the farthest north alpine lake. The lake is owned by the Free State of Bavaria, the Bavarian[Read more]

35: Partnach Gorge67 photos

Garmisch-Partenkirchen (292) Partnach Gorge in Winter
Partnach GorgeGermany

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The Partnach Gorge (Partnachklamm) is a 702 m long and partly 80 m deep gorge incised in the limestone layers of the Wetterstein massif by the Partnach torrent (a minor tributary of the Danube) in the Reintal valley near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. In… [Read more]

41: Umschreibung41 photos

Umschreibung (293)
UmschreibungMunich - Germany

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The Infinity Staircase, designed by Ólafur Elíasson and called Umschreibung (Rewriting), was completed in 2004. Ólafur Elíasson (born 1967) is a Danish-Icelandic artist known for sculptures and large-scale installation art employing elemental… [Read more]

42: Abensberg44 photos

Abensberg (091) Hundertwasser Tower
AbensbergGermany

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Abensberg is a town in the Lower Bavarian district of Kelheim, lying around 30 km south-west of Regensburg, 40 km east of Ingolstadt, 50 km north-west of Landshut and 100 km north of Munich. It is situated on the Abens River, a tributary of the … [Read more]

43: Altötting94 photos

Altötting (0041) Collegiate church Saint Philip and Saint Jacques
AltöttingGermany

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Altötting is the county seat of the district of the same name in the administrative district of the Upper Bavaria and is located about 90 km east of Munich. The city experiences national importance as a place of pilgrimage with the Chapel of Grace (… [Read more]

46: Cayenne43 photos

Cayenne market (015)
CayenneFrench Guiana - France

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Cayenne is the capital of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. The city is located on the banks of the estuary of the Cayenne River on the Atlantic Ocean and occupies part of the Ile de Cayenne. It is… [Read more]

48: Maripasoula101 photos

Maripasoula (608)
MaripasoulaFrench Guiana - France

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Maripasoula is a French commune in the department of French Guiana. The town, the largest in France, and one of the least densely populated, is the border with Suriname and Brazil. The city is mainly populated by people from the Boni ethnicity.… [Read more]

49: Fürstenfeld Abbey158 photos

Fürstenfeld abbey (452)
Fürstenfeld AbbeyGermany

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The Fürstenfeld Monastery is a former Cistercian Abbey in Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria in the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. It is located about 25 km west of the city of Munich. The former monastery was one of the household monasteries of the … [Read more]

51: Delphi51 photos

Delphi (0395) Tholos at Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia
DelphiGreece

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Delphi (Δελφοί) is an archaeological site on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. In myths dating to the classical period of Ancient Greece (510-323 BC), the site of Delphi was believed to be determined by Zeus when he… [Read more]

52: Padula123 photos

Certosa di Padula (066)
PadulaCampania - Italy

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The monastery of Padula (Certosa di Padula / Certosa di San Lorenzo), founded by Tommaso San Severino in 1306, constitutes the second largest Chartreuse in Italy after the one in Parma and is dedicated to St Lawrence. Besides its 320 rooms and… [Read more]

57: Augsburg62 photos

Fuggerei (0278)
AugsburgGermany

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The Fuggerei is the world’s oldest social housing complex still in use. It is a walled enclave within the city of Augsburg, Bavaria. It takes it name from the Fugger family and was founded in 1516 by Jakob Fugger the Younger (known as “Jakob Fugger[Read more]

58: Cacao83 photos

Cacao (219) Cacao market
CacaoFrench Guiana - France

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Cacao is a town in French Guiana, lying on the Comte River to the south of Cayenne. Most of the town’s population are Hmong farmers, refugees from Laos, who were resettled in French Guiana in the 1970s. There is a Sunday morning market at which … [Read more]

59: Bavarian Landscapes3 photos

Berchtesgadener Land (127)
Bavarian LandscapesGermany

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Bavaria lies in the southeast of Germany and is with approximately 70,500 km² the area’s largest German country. As a landlocked country, Bavaria borders to the south and southeast Austria, in the eastern part the Czech Republic, in the southwest … [Read more]

60: Kochelsee15 photos

Kochelsee (005) Schlehdorf am Kochelsee - Herzogstand - Heimgarten
KochelseeGermany

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The Kochelsee (Lake Kochel) is located 70 km south of Munich on the edge of the Bavarian Alps. It belongs to the communities Schlehdorf in the west and Kochel am See in the east. While the southern part of the lake is surrounded by mountains, the… [Read more]

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