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MozarthausVienna
Country: Austria

Domgasse 5 is the most famous of Mozart’s various homes in Vienna. He lived here with his family in 1784—7, and composed many of his masterpieces here, including The Marriage of Figaro. Restored for the anniversary year of 2006, the Mozarthaus ...

Dr.-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz
Country: Austria

Dr. Ignaz Seipel, a conservative politician, was twice Chancellor of Austria in the 1920s. The square bearing his name is one of the most attractive in Vienna. At its centre (at ) stands a Rococo structure designed by Jean Nicolas Jadot de Ville-Is ...

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 ...

Musikverein
Country: Austria

Next to the Kunstlerhaus is the Musikverein, headquarters of the Society of the Friends of Music. It was designed by Theophil Hansen in 1867—9 and features terracotta statues and balustrades. The Musikverein is the home of the famous Vienna Philh ...

Geirangerfjorden
Country: Norway

The Geirangerfjord is a fjord in More og Romsdal County, in the region of Sunnmore, in the country of Norway. It is located completely in the municipality of Stranda. It is a 9.3-mile long stretch off of the Sunnylvsfjorden, which is a branching of ...

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