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Churches Reflections

The two churches of Burgau

The two churches of Burgau, Austria

After visiting an exhibition at Burgau Castle I walked along the small pond nearby. Well, it was one of those moments one want to take a photo of ‘both’ churches.

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Churches Murals

Holy Trinity Church in Hrastovlje

Church of Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje, Slovenia

It was afternoon when we arrived at the Holy Trinity Church (cerkev sv. Trojice) in Hrastovlje which reminded me of a castle. Inside I saw one of the most fascinating danse macabres ever.

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Churches Pilgrimage Churches Railviews

Pilgrimage church of Frauenberg in Styria

Pilgrimage church of Frauenberg in Ardning, Austria

This photo of the Pilgrimage church of Frauenberg (Wallfahrtskirche Frauenberg or Mariä Opferung Frauenberg) was taken on a train journey from Selzthal to Hieflau in the Austrian state of Styria.

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Churches Towers

Roofscape of Regensburg

Roof landscape of Regensburg, Germany

View of the Bavarian city Regensburg taken from the steeple of the Holy Trinity Church (Dreieinigkeitskirche). Regensburg is known for a lot of family towers (Geschlechtertürme) similar to those ones in San Gimignano in Italy. [German]

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Churches Museums

Cathedral of Salzburg

Cathedral of Salzburg, Austria

The cathedral of Salzburg (Dom zu Salzburg) was built in 17th century. In the background one can see the funicular up to Hohensalzburg Fortress. Interesting detail: By visiting the Dommuseum which is integrated into the cathedral I had the chance to see the nave from above.

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Churches Reflections World Heritage Sites

Reflection of three iconic towers in Telč

Reflection of the church of the name of Jesus

The single steeple belongs to the church of St. Jacob’s (Kostel sv. Jakuba), the twin steeples are part of the church of the name of Jesus (Kostel Jména Ježíš). The lake is actually a pond. Telč is also known for its richly decorated market place which is listed as UNESCO World Culture Heritage.

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Churches

Ulm Minster in Ulm

Ulm minster on a foggy day

Though Ulm Minster (Ulmer Münster) is built in Gothic style it wasn’t finished before 1890. With its steeple measuring 161.5 metres it is the tallest church in the world. Visitors are allowed to climb up to a height of 143 m.