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Subway (Munich) (39) Grosshadern
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Subway (Munich) 78 photos

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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…

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Wieskirche (19)
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Wieskirche 46 photos

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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…

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Weltenburg Abbey (291)
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Weltenburg Abbey 29 photos

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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…

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Galleria Sciarra (146)
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Galleria Sciarra 24 photos

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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

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Patrica (178)
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Patrica 40 photos

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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 …

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Residence (Munich) (31) Antiquarium
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Residence (Munich) 96 photos

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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…

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen (245) Höllental Gorge
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Höllental Gorge 40 photos

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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…

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Walhalla (38)
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Walhalla 102 photos

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The Walhalla is a hall of fame that honours laudable and distinguished people, famous personalities in German history - politicians, sovereigns,…

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Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) (57) Converter hall
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Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) 226 photos

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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 …

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Eystrahorn (91)
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Eystrahorn 4 photos

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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

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber (376) Plönlein
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber 96 photos

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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…

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Glyptothek (Munich) (337)
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Glyptothek (Munich) 90 photos

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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…

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Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache) (127)
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Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache) 10 photos

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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…

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Hosios Loukas (246)
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Hosios Loukas 58 photos

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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…

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Oberammergau (471) Pilatushaus
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Lüftlmalerei 194 photos

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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…

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Slaughterhouse (Munich) (321) Street art
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Slaughterhouse (Munich) Street art 66 photos

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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,…

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Rottenbuch abbey (85)
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Nativity of Mary (Rottenbuch) 28 photos

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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…

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Meteora (1451)
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Meteora 108 photos

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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…

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Nymphenburg Palace (758) Palace
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Nymphenburg Palace 136 photos

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The Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) is a Baroque palace in Munich. The palace was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. The…

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Geroldsee (Wagenbrüchsee) (322)
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Geroldsee (Wagenbrüchsee) 27 photos

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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…

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Ottobeuren Abbey (65) Basilica of Saints Alexander and Theodore
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Ottobeuren Abbey 66 photos

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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 …

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Eibsee (172) Zugspitze
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Eibsee 21 photos

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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

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Patmos (309) Monastery of Saint John the Theologian
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Patmos 210 photos

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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

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Ospedale delle Bambole (209)
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Ospedale delle Bambole 42 photos

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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 “…

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French Guiana Zoo (185) Jaguar
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French Guiana Zoo 52 photos

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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…

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Annamite Prison (121)
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Annamite Prison 42 photos

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The Bagne des Annamites was established in June 1930 and consisted of seven wood buildings with the house of the camp leaders, dungeons and a dining…

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Aviation Museum Schleißheim (18) Dornier Do 24 T-3
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Aviation Museum Schleißheim 106 photos

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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

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Museum Brandhorst (56)
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Museum Brandhorst 26 photos

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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…

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Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich) (184) Sarcophagus Mask of Sit Djehuty
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Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich) 108 photos

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The State Museum of Egyptian Art (Staatliche Museum Ägyptischer Kunst) in Munich is the most important in Germany after the collections in Berlin (…

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Deeg (168) Deeg Palace (Jal Mahal)
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Deeg 48 photos

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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 …

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Angel of Peace (Munich) (74) Street art
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Angel of Peace (Munich) Street art 38 photos

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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…

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Neuschwanstein Castle (160)
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Neuschwanstein Castle 17 photos

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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 …

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Maria Gern (75)
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Maria Gern 12 photos

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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…

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Paul Isnard Track (95)
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Paul Isnard Track 34 photos

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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 …

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Asam Church (Munich) (75)
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Asam Church (Munich) 39 photos

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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

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Ammersee (398) Inning am Ammersee
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Ammersee 42 photos

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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…

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen (292) Partnach Gorge in Winter
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Partnach Gorge 59 photos

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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 …

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Umschreibung (293)
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Umschreibung 36 photos

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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…

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Abensberg (91) Hundertwasser Tower
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Abensberg 31 photos

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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…

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Altötting (41) Collegiate church Saint Philip and Saint Jacques
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Altötting 84 photos

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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 …

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Fountain of the Goddess Rome (14)
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Fountain of the Goddess Rome 12 photos

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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…

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Kochelsee (5) Schlehdorf am Kochelsee - Herzogstand - Heimgarten
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Kochelsee 15 photos

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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…

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Roches Gravées de la Carapa (447)
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Engraved Rocks of Carapa 74 photos

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The Engraved Rocks of Carapa (Roches Gravées de la Carapa), rediscovered in 1992, is the largest set of rock carvings discovered in French Guiana.…

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Monkey Mountain (531) Hyla boans
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Monkey Mountain 102 photos

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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…

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Maripasoula (608)
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Maripasoula 100 photos

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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…

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Trou Poissons - Cemetery of the Fathers (79)
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Trou Poissons - Cemetery of the Fathers 18 photos

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Between 1797 and 1799 more than a thousand priests were sentenced to transportation in French Guiana, because they refused to take the oath to the …

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Salvation Islands (1306) Saint-Joseph Island
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Salvation Islands 168 photos

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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 …

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Cayenne market (15)
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Cayenne 42 photos

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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…

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San Vito Romano (139)
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San Vito Romano 16 photos

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San Vito Romano, a municipality in the Italian region Latium, is located about 40 km east of Rome.

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English Garden (Munich) (153) Eisbach
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English Garden (Munich) 26 photos

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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…

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Pushkar (1118) India
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Black-and-white portraits 46 photos

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Black and white photography can bring out emotions more strongly than color. It removes distractions from a portrait. Textures and contrast are…

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Schleißheim Palace (377)
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Schleißheim Palace 102 photos

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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…

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Delphi (395) Tholos at Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia
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Delphi 48 photos

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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…

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Cemetery Campo Verano (144)
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Cemetery Campo Verano 122 photos

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The Campo Verano (Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano) is a cemetery in Rome that was founded in the early 19th century. The cemetery is…

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Wilparting (534) Pilgrimage church
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Pilgrimage church Wilparting 23 photos

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The pilgrimage church of St. Marinus and Anian (Wallfahrtskirche Wilparting) is the Catholic village church of Wilparting, a district of the…

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Olevano Romano (67)
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Olevano Romano 24 photos

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Olevano Romano is a municipality located about 45 km east of Rome. It is the birthplace of the composer Giovanni Gentile.

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Certosa di Padula (66)
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Padula 120 photos

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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…

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Ajanta Caves (503) Cave 26
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Ajanta 140 photos

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The Ajanta Caves, in Maharashtra, are 31 rock-cut cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BC. The caves include paintings and sculptures…

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Fürstenfeld Abbey (452)
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Fürstenfeld Abbey 143 photos

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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…

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Soyuz VS03 roll-Out (300)
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Guiana Space Centre 206 photos

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The Guiana Space Centre or, more commonly, Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) is a French spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana. Operational since 1968,…

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Wettolsheim10 photosDolomites48 photosMunich by night14 photosChurch village of Wamberg12 photosPilgrimage church Wilparting23 photosKochelsee15 photosEibsee21 photosAmmersee42 photosSummer in the city (Munich)20 photosBlack-and-white landscapes78 photos