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Schwyz
Country: Switzerland

Schwyz Introduction The village of Schwyz, with a population of about 14,00, is the capital of the Schwyz Canton in Switzerland. History The word Schwyz is first used in 972, and it is as the village Suittes. It might be related to the old Germa ...

Franziskanerkirche
Country: Austria

In the 14th century, the Franciscans took over this church, originally built by wealthy citizens as a “house of the soul” for prostitutes wishing to reform. The present church, designed in the South German Renaissance style by Bonaventura D ...

Votivkirche
Country: Austria

Opposite the spot where a deranged man tried to assassinate Franz Joseph I in 1853, stands this Neo-Gothic church with its two 99-m (325-ft) high, lacy steeples completed 26 years later as a grateful offering for sparing the Emperor’s life. The a ...

Amstetten
Country: Austria

A major transport hub, the town of Amstetten is situated on the Ybbs River near the border with Upper Austria. Originally known as Amistein, the town witnessed the arrival of Illyrian, Celts and Roman settlers over time. It is the largest town in t ...

Suldal
Country: Norway

Suldal is located in the northeastern part of Rogaland county in Norway. The area has a long history of trade connections with the Setesdal valley and on further east. The major mountain plateau trade route went east from the Suldal into Rogaland t ...

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