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‘Zum Andreas Hofer’ inn in Steyr

'Zum Andreas Hofer' Inn in Steyr, Austria

The building with the address Enge Gasse 5 has late Gothic origins and a Baroque facade created in the second quarter of the 18th century. It is generally known as the ‘Zum Andreas Hofer’ inn (Gasthaus ‘Zum Andreas Hofer’).

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Old Exchange in Leipzig

Old exchange (Alte Handelsbörse) in Leipzig, Germany

The Old Exchange (Alte Handelsbörse) was built in the 17th century in the early baroque style as a representative building where merchants could meet. Today, the hall serves for musical and literary events, company presentations and conferences, festive receptions and private parties.

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The ‘Silberzeile’ of Schärding

The 'Silberzeile' of Schärding, Austria

While walking along the town square of Schärding I came across the main attraction of the city: The ‘Silberzeile’. This is a row of coloured houses in the style of the late baroque period.