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Academy of Fine Arts
Country: Austria

The Academy of Fine Arts is not only an educational establishment, but also one of the finest galleries of Old Masters. It was built in 1872—6, by Theophil Hansen, as a school and museum. In 1907, Adolf Hitler applied to be admitted but was refus ...

Lainzer Tiergarten
Country: Austria

Vienna Woods, once an imperial hunting ground, was enclosed within a 25-km (16- mile) long wall on the orders of Maria Theresa. The wall still stands today and successfully stops herds of deer and wild boar escaping as well as building development ...

Traunkirchen
Country: Austria

Precariously perched on a rocky promontory, the small village of Traunkirchen is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Salzkammergut (209). It creates a lovely picture, clinging to the west shore of Traunsee, Austria’s deepest lake, wit ...

Kongsberg
Country: Norway

The town of Kongsberg was founded in the year 1624 by Christian IV, a Danish-Norwegian king. The original name was Konings Bierg and the town was founded as a mining community. A royal charter of trade was granted to the town in 1802. Today the tow ...

Hardangerfjorden
Country: Norway

The Hardangerfjord is the 3rd longest fjord in the entire world, and it is the 2nd longest fjord in all of Norway. It is located in the region of Hardanger, in Hordaland County (in the country of Norway of course). The fjord has a length of roughly ...

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