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Coat of arms in Udine

Coat of arms in Udine, ItalyAmazing emblem seen in the streets of Udine. Any ideas who is the owner of this coat of arms?

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Coat of arms of Graz

Coat of arms of Graz, Austria

A fine example of the coat of arms of my city Graz. I found it at the wall of the Styrian Armoury located in the town centre.

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Emblem of the Habsburgs in Merano

Emblem of the Habsburgs in Merano, Italy

The emblem of the Habsburgs designed as a colourful mosaic seen at a bridge in Merano.

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Coat of arms Manhole Covers

Manhole cover in Rottenmann

Manhole cover in Rottenmann, Austria

While watching a classic car ralley in Rottenmann I came across this manhole cover showing the emblem of the city.

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Coat of arms Emblems

Coat of arms at the Hofburg in Vienna

Coat of arms at the Hofburg in Vienna, Austria

Coat of arms at the inner castle square (Innere Burghof) of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. The board, dating back to the period of Ferdinand I, is placed at the northern wall of the Swiss Wing. [German]

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Heraldic device of Principality of Auersperg

Heraldic device of the Principality of Auersperg in Wels, Austria

At a building in Wels I found this beautiful as well as huge coat of arms. It belongs to the noble family of Auersperg.

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Manhole cover in Tabor

Manhole cover in Tabor, Czech Republic

A manhole cover in Tabor, Czech Republic. It shows the coat of arms of the city. By the way an interesting sight of the city are the tunnels below the town.

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Manhole cover in Hanover

Manhole cover in Hannover, Germany

A manhole cover seen in Hannover, Germany. I know the coat of arms of Hannover which is in the center of the emblem but what about the two lions and the helmet? Do you know the meaning of this coat of arms?

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Coat of arms Sculptures

The Saxon Steed in Hanover

Sachsenross in Hannover, Germany

This sculpture named Saxon Steed (Sachsenross) shows the emblem of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) It was created in 1866 by the sculptor Friedrich Wilhelm Wolff. Today it is situated in front of the Leibniz Universität Hannover, the former Welfenschloss.

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Coat of arms Monuments

Bavarian lion in Lindau

Bavarian lion in Lindau, Germany

The Bavarian lion seen at the port entrance of Lindau. It is placed next to the lighthouse of Lindau. The Bavarian lion is mentioned several times in the Bavarian coat of arms, for example the shield is hold by two lions.