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Osterreichisches Museum fur Angewandte Kunst
Country: Austria

The Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), founded in 1864, the first of its kind in Europe, exercised a strong influence on the development of the applied arts for some time. It houses the archives and collections of the Wiener Werkstatte — work ...

Admont
Country: Austria

At the centre of the village of Admont stands a Benedictine Abbey whose importance once reached far beyond the region. Built in the 11th century and often rebuilt, it burned down in 1865, but the fire spared its priceless collection: with nearly 16 ...

Bad Ischl
Country: Austria

Unusually potent saltwater springs were discovered in this region as early as the 16th century, but Bad Ischl did not become a popular health resort until the early 1800s, when the court doctor ordered saline treatments for the infertile Archduches ...

Tamsweg
Country: Austria

The largest town in the isolated Lungau region, Tamsweg is famous for its curious Samson Processions, when an effigy of Samson and other figures are paraded around town. Tamsweg owes its past wealth to the iron and salt trade. Fine town houses, suc ...

Narvik
Country: Norway

Narvik is the 3rd biggest city in Nordland, and it is also the 3rd biggest municipality there, by population. The administrative hub of the municipality is Narvik, a moderately sized city. Some of the other towns in the municipality include Vidrek, ...

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