Lukas-Kern-Orphanage in Passau, Germany

Lukas-Kern-Orphanage in Passau, Germany

In 1749 innkeeper Lukas Kern donated an orphage for at least twelve boys and twelve girls. The building, today known as Bürgerliches Waisenhaus or Lukas-Kern-Kinderheim, was erected by Johann Michael Schneitmann  and is still in use as orphage. At this fresco outside of the building you can see a depiction of Lukas Kern (left) and his wife (right).

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Braumeisterstube at the Sternbräu in Salzburg, Austria

Painting at the restaurant Sternbräu in Salzburg, Austria

The Braumeisterstube is part of the Sternbräu Restaurant in Salzburg. This restaurant was first mentioned in 1542 and offers several old and modern rooms for having a glass of beer or a traditional meal. After a big renovation in 2013/2014 the Braumeisterstube is still decorated in an old style, e.g. the paintings show historical scenes related to beer.

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Roman mural in Salzburg, Austria

Roman mural in Salzburg, Austria

This decorated wall made of Dolomite quarry stone and lime mortar used to be part of a Roman residential house on a main road in the centre of Iuvavum. It was discovered during an excavation in 2003 on the periphery of the first residence courtyard. Today it is displayed in the Panorama passage, a connection tunnel between the Salzburg Museum and the Panorama Museum. Continue reading