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Kloster Kongsfelden
Country: Switzerland

History The Franciscan Abbey of Kongsfelden is in between the small villages of Windisch and Brugg. Elizabeth von Habsburg established the monastery in 1308. She established the monastery to mark the location where her spouse was killed by a duke. ...

Altes Rathaus
Country: Austria

Vienna’s oldest town hall probably first stood at neighbouring Tuchlaubenstrasse. The building at Wipplingerstrasse was once owned by the rich and influential brothers Otto and Heymo Neuburg, who headed a burghers’ rebellion against the Habsbur ...

Volksgarten
Country: Austria

Volksgarten (the People’s Garden) was created in 1820, when Napoleon had the city walls destroyed. The formal plantations created in the French style, particularly the splendid rose gardens, became a place of relaxation for fashionable society. P ...

Heldenplatz
Country: Austria

imperial forum that was to adjoin the old Hofburg complex, surrounded by new buildings housing the emperor’s art collection. Neue Burg (New Castle) was completed in 1913, but by then the monarchy was dying out. The vast, undeveloped Heroes’ Squ ...

St. Florian
Country: Austria

Florian, the prefect of the Roman Noricum Province, converted to Christianity and was tortured and thrown into the Enns river as a result in 304. His body was retrieved and, in the 11th century, a magnificent abbey and a church were built on the si ...

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