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Alte Burg
Country: Austria

The Imperial Palace is a vast complex. Its construction was started by the Babenbergs, but the Neue Burg (New Castle) was not completed until 1913. A part from housing several museums, including in the royal apartments a museum dedicated to Empress ...

Belvedere
Country: Austria

The Belvedere was built as the summer residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy by Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt. A brilliant military commander whose strategies helped vanquish the Turks in 1683, the Prince became a favourite at the Austrian court and wi ...

Zell am See
Country: Austria

This picture-postcard town on the western shores of Zeller See has a long history. First recorded as the Roman settlement of Bisontio, in medieval times Zell was a mining centre. Among its more interesting historic sights are the 13th-century Vogtt ...

Igls
Country: Austria

This small town south of Innsbruck, which had long been popular as a holiday centre and winter-sports resort, was given a new face for the 1976 Winter Olympic Games when modern toboggan and bobsleigh runs were built. The nearby Patscherkofel (2,247 ...

Sarpsborg
Country: Norway

Sarpsborg was founded by King Olav in the year 1016. This makes the town the third oldest in Norway. The history of Sarpsborg can actually be traced back over 7000 years as there were primitive fortifications, rock carvings, stone monuments, and bu ...

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