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List of the 60 most popular pages (status as of Sunday, 17 November 2019)

Subway (Munich)

Subway (Munich) (039) Grosshadern
Subway (Munich) (039)Grosshadern

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The Munich Subway (Münchner U-Bahn) together with the S-Bahn constitutes the backbone of public transport of the Bavarian capital, Munich. On 19 October 1971, the Munich Subway started the passenger service with the first Line U6 between… [Read more]

Eystrahorn

Eystrahorn (091)
Eystrahorn (091)

2: Page viewed 19.0 times per month

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]

Wieskirche

Wieskirche (019)
Wieskirche (019)

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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]

Galleria Sciarra

Galleria Sciarra (146)
Galleria Sciarra (146)

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The Galleria Sciarra is a pedestrian passage of Rome, located between Via Marco Minghetti, Vicolo Sciarra and Piazza dell’Oratorio, in the Trevi district. Built as a courtyard of the palazzo Sciarra Colonna di Carbognano, the gallery is composed of… [Read more]

Weltenburg Abbey

Weltenburg Abbey (291)
Weltenburg Abbey (291)

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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]

Höllental Gorge

Garmisch-Partenkirchen (245) Höllental Gorge
Garmisch-Partenkirchen (245)Höllental Gorge

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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]

Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg Palace (0758) Palace
Nymphenburg Palace (0758)Palace

7: Page viewed 17.1 times per month

The Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) is a Baroque palace in Munich. The palace was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. The palace was commissioned by the prince-electoral couple Ferdinand Maria and Henriette Adelaide of… [Read more]

Residence (Munich)

Residence (Munich) (031) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (031)Antiquarium

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The Munich Residence (Münchner Residenz) is the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach in the centre of the city of Munich. The Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany. The complex of buildings contains ten… [Read more]

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber (0376) Plönlein
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (0376)Plönlein

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach, located in the Franconia region of Bavaria, well known for its well-preserved medieval old town on the Romantic Road. The name “Rothenburg ob der Tauber” means, in German, “Red fortress… [Read more]

Walhalla

Walhalla (038)
Walhalla (038)

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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]

Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg)

Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) (057) Converter hall
Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) (057)Converter hall

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The Maxhütte, named after the Bavarian King Maximilian II Joseph, was a traditional steel mill and is today an industrial monument in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. In its heyday, the Maxhütte employed over 9000 people. The company had branches in… [Read more]

Slaughterhouse (Munich) Street art

Slaughterhouse (Munich) (321) Street art
Slaughterhouse (Munich) (321)Street art

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In Munich, there were two public slaughterhouses until 1878, one at the Färbergraben and one at the Viktualienmarkt. In the years 1876 to 1878, according to the plans of the city councilor Arnold Zenetti, the slaughter and cattle yard of Munich was… [Read more]

Lüftlmalerei

Oberammergau (471) Pilatushaus
Oberammergau (471)Pilatushaus

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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]

Ottobeuren Abbey

Patrica

Patrica (178)
Patrica (178)

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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]

Eibsee

Eibsee (172) Zugspitze
Eibsee (172)Zugspitze

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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]

Meteora

Meteora (1451)
Meteora (1451)

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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]

Glyptothek (Munich)

Glyptothek (Munich) (337)
Glyptothek (Munich) (337)

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The Glyptothek is a museum in Munich, Germany, which was commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures. It was designed by Leo von Klenze in the neoclassical style, and built from 1816 to 1830.… [Read more]

Hosios Loukas

Hosios Loukas (246)
Hosios Loukas (246)

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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’s World Heritage Sites, along with the… [Read more]

Nativity of Mary (Rottenbuch)

Rottenbuch abbey (085)
Rottenbuch abbey (085)

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The former Augustinian Canons Church and current Roman Catholic parish church Nativity of Mary is a listed church building in Rottenbuch, in the district of Weilheim-Schongau in Bavaria. Soon after the founding of the monastery in 1073 began with… [Read more]

Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich)

Patmos

Patmos (0309) Monastery of Saint John the Theologian
Patmos (0309)Monastery of Saint John the Theologian

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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]

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle (160)
Neuschwanstein Castle (160)

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Neuschwanstein Castle stands above Hohenschwangau close to Füssen in southern Bavaria. The building was constructed in 1869 for the Bavarian King Ludwig II as an idealised notion of a knight’s castle from the Middle Age. The designs are by… [Read more]

Ospedale delle Bambole

Ospedale delle Bambole (209)
Ospedale delle Bambole (209)

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The Restauri Artistici Squatriti, 29 Via Ripetta at the coner to Via del Vantaggio in Rome, known to Romans as the “Ospedale delle Bambole”, or the “Dolls’ Hospital”, is the place where Federico Squatrito and his mother Gelsomina nurse ailing dolls… [Read more]

Museum Brandhorst

Museum Brandhorst (056)
Museum Brandhorst (056)

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The Museum Brandhorst was opened in Munich on May 21, 2009. It displays about 200 exhibits from collection of modern art. Anette Brandhorst, the great-granddaughter of Henkel’s founder, and her husband Udo Fritz-Hermann began collecting art in… [Read more]

Aviation Museum Schleißheim

Aviation Museum Schleißheim (018) Dornier Do 24 T-3
Aviation Museum Schleißheim (018)Dornier Do 24 T-3

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The Flugwerft Schleißheim is an aviation museum located in the German town of Oberschleißheim near Munich, it forms part of the Deutsches Museum collection and complements the aviation exhibits on display at the main site. The museum was opened on… [Read more]

Angel of Peace (Munich) Street art

Angel of Peace (Munich) (074) Street art
Angel of Peace (Munich) (074)Street art

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The Street Art Gallery under the Luitpold Bridge, not far from Friedensengel, is a highlight on the Isar. The pedestrian underpass can be entered from different sides, partly by stairs. [Read more]

French Guiana Zoo

French Guiana Zoo (185)
French Guiana Zoo (185)

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The 160 acre of the French Guiana Zoo (Zoo de Guyane) in Macouria is home to over 70 native animal species, giving visitors the opportunity to admire the country’s flora and fauna without having to head into the Amazon Jungle. Some 450 animals live… [Read more]

Partnach Gorge

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

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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]

Å (Lofoten)

Å i Lofoten (004)
Å i Lofoten (004)

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Å (Å i Lofoten), from å meaning “stream”, is a village in Moskenes municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located about 2 km southwest of the village of Sørvågen on the island of Moskenesøya, towards the southern end of the Lofoten… [Read more]

English Garden (Munich)

English Garden (Munich) (0153) Eisbach
English Garden (Munich) (0153)Eisbach

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The English Garden (Englische Garten) is a 375 hectare green park in the north east of Munich, on the west bank of the River Isar, making it one of the largest parks in the world. The name derives from the English landscape gardens, which were used… [Read more]

Geroldsee (Wagenbrüchsee)

Geroldsee (Wagenbrüchsee) (322)
Geroldsee (Wagenbrüchsee) (322)

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The Geroldsee, also called Wagenbrüchsee, is a bog lake near Krün, a few kilometers from Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It has an area of 10.6 hectares, a maximum depth of 6.1 meters and falls flat. The location of the Bavarian bathing lake is fantastic:… [Read more]

Deeg

Deeg (168)
Deeg (168)

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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]

Open-air museum Glentleiten

Open-air museum Glentleiten (1170)
Open-air museum Glentleiten (1170)

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The open-air museum Glentleiten is the museum of the district Upper Bavaria for the rural life, living and economics of past centuries. It is located above Großweil in the Upper Bavarian Voralpenland between Murnau and the Kochelsee. The museum was… [Read more]

Plansee (Tyrol)

Plansee (Tyrol) (026)
Plansee (Tyrol) (026)

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The Plansee is located in the district of Reutte, Tyrol, Austria within the Ammergau Alps. With almost 3 km², it is the second largest natural lake in Tyrol. It is connected by a 300 m long canal with the approximately 68 cm higher located Lake… [Read more]

Kochelsee

Kochelsee (005)
Kochelsee (005)

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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]

Altötting

Farmhouse museum Amerang

Farmhouse museum Amerang (0461)
Farmhouse museum Amerang (0461)

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The farmhouse museum Amerang is an open-air museum and is located in the Upper Bavarian foothills of the Amerang region in Chiemgau. It is affiliated to the open-air museum Glentleiten. The museum shows the rural life, living and economics of past… [Read more]

Umschreibung

Umschreibung (293)
Umschreibung (293)

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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]

Ammersee

Ammersee (205) Inning am Ammersee
Ammersee (205)Inning am Ammersee

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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]

Abensberg

Abensberg (091) Hundertwasser Tower
Abensberg (091)Hundertwasser Tower

41: Page viewed 5.9 times per month

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]

Fountain of the Goddess Rome

Fountain of the Goddess Rome (091)
Fountain of the Goddess Rome (091)

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The Fontana della Dea Roma (Fountain of the Goddess Rome) from Igor Mitoraj is located Piazza Monte Grappa. Igor Mitoraj (born 1944) is a Polish artist born in Oederan, Germany. He studied painting at the Krakow School of Art and at the Krakow… [Read more]

Padula

Certosa di Padula (066)
Certosa di Padula (066)

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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]

Burghausen

Burghausen (0062)
Burghausen (0062)

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The old town of Burghausen is the largest city in the Upper Bavarian district of Altötting. It lies on the Salzach, which forms the border with Austria here. Set on a hill above the old town, the Burghausen Castle is the longest castle in the world… [Read more]

Rhodes

Rhodes (001) Mandraki harbour
Rhodes (001)Mandraki harbour

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Rhodes (Ρόδος) is an island located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population. It is located north-east of Crete, south-east of Athens and just off the Anatolian coast of… [Read more]

Schleißheim Palace

Schleißheim Palace (377)
Schleißheim Palace (377)

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The Schleißheim Palace actually comprises three palaces in a grand baroque park in the village of Oberschleißheim near Munich. The palace was a summer residence of the Bavarian rulers of the House of Wittelsbach. [Read more]

Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache)

Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache) (127)
Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache) (127)

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The Hintersee (formerly Ferchensee or Forchensee) is a 16.4 hectare lake in the municipality of Ramsau in the Berchtesgadener Land, about two kilometers west of the center of Ramsau. Named after him is the village Hintersee directly on its western… [Read more]

Monkey Mountain

Monkey Mountain (531) Hyla boans
Monkey Mountain (531)Hyla boans

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The Montagne des Singes (Monkey Mountain) is located south-west of the city of Kourou, 15 km towards the Dégrad Saramaca. It rises to 161 m and some tributaries of the River Kourou left bank have their source there. [Read more]

Bavarian Landscapes

Berchtesgadener Land (127)
Berchtesgadener Land (127)

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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]

Augsburg

Fuggerei (0278)
Fuggerei (0278)

50: Page viewed 5.3 times per month

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]

Maripasoula

Maripasoula (608)
Maripasoula (608)

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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]

Maria Gern

Maria Gern (075)
Maria Gern (075)

52: Page viewed 5.3 times per month

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]

Paul Isnard Track

Paul Isnard Track (095)
Paul Isnard Track (095)

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The Piste Paul Isnard is a road in French Guiana. It is named after an old gold miner. At the end of the road, two sites were exploited: Citron and Paul Isnard. The former name of the company was CMPI until 1987. During the penitentiary era many… [Read more]

Pilgrimage church Wilparting

Wilparting (0203) Pilgrimage church
Wilparting (0203)Pilgrimage church

54: Page viewed 5.2 times per month

The pilgrimage church of St. Marinus and Anian (Wallfahrtskirche Wilparting) is the Catholic village church of Wilparting, a district of the municipality of Irschenberg in the district of Miesbach. It rises above the grave of the two saints; the… [Read more]

Fürstenfeld Abbey

Fürstenfeld abbey (452)
Fürstenfeld abbey (452)

55: Page viewed 5.2 times per month

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]

Iles du Salut

Iles du Salut (1306)
Iles du Salut (1306)

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The Iles du Salut are a group of small islands of volcanic origin about 11 km from the coast of French Guiana (14 km north of Kourou) in the Atlantic Ocean. The Ile du Diable is better known to English speakers as Devil’s Island. The total area is… [Read more]

Aurora Borealis (Lofoten)

Aurora Borealis (Lofoten) (053)
Aurora Borealis (Lofoten) (053)

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Norway is an area normally associated with the appearance of Aurora Borealis. There, under the auroral oval, one can observe the Aurora Borealis very often, sometimes daily. The actual visibility depends primarily on the season and on the weather. [Read more]

BMW Welt

BMW World (260)
BMW World (260)

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The BMW Welt (BMW Worl) is a combined exhibition, museum and delivery site, located near the Olympic Park in the immediate vicinity of the BMW Tour (BMW four-cylinder). It was built from August 2003 to summer 2007. The laying of the cornerstone for… [Read more]

Asam Church (Munich)

Asam Church (Munich) (075)
Asam Church (Munich) (075)

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St Johann Nepomuk, better known as the Asam Church is a church in Munich built from 1733 to 1746 by the brothers Egid Quirin Asam and Cosmas Damian Asam as their private church. The church is considered to be one of the most important buildings of… [Read more]

Cayenne

Cayenne Market (004)
Cayenne Market (004)

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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]