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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 ...

Theater an der Wien
Country: Austria

The “Theatre on the Wien River”, one of the oldest theatres in Vienna, was founded by Emanuel Schikaneder. A statue above the entrance shows him playing Papageno in the premiere of Mozart’s Magic Flute. Schikaneder, who had written the li ...

Vocklabruck
Country: Austria

In 1134, Wezelo von Schondorf built a bridge over the Vockla River, and next to it a church and a hospital. Soon a trading settlement sprang up which later became a large town. The only original structures that have survived are two medieval towers ...

Radhuset
Country: Norway

Radhuset is the city hall in Oslo, Norway. This is the home for the city administration, the city council, and art galleries and art studios. The construction for the building began in 1931, but was halted because of the outbreak of the 2nd World W ...

Borsen
Country: Norway

Borsen is the stock exchange. It was started in 1819 as Christiania Bors. When it was first started there was not a stock exchange or an organized listing. It simply served as a place where investors would meet and auction ships, buy shares in ship ...

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