17th-century door leaf in Naumburg (Saale)

Detail of a door leaf dating back to 1680, seen at the Kaisersches Haus, a 16th-century building located at the market place of Naumburg (Saale). Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (Kaiser Karl V.) stayed here in 1547.

Renaissance portal in Stralsund

This Renaissance portal dating back to 1568 can be found at the address Jacobiturmstraße 32 in the city of Stralsund. The three terracotta panels are considered to be created in the workshop of the sculptor Statius von Düren.

West portal of St Nicholas’ Church in Stralsund

St. Nicholas’ Church (Nikolaikirche) is the oldest of the three major parish churches in Stralsund. It was dedicated in 1279 to St. Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of sailors.  Inside the astronomical clock dating back to 14th century is worth a visit.

Haus zum Sonneborn in Erfurt

Behind this door you will find the registry office and a venue for marriages. The building is a reconstruction but the portal dates back to Renaissance period.

Amazing door in Budapest

On a walk around the quarter of the railway station Keleti Pu in Budapest I came across this amazing door. Quarters around railway stations are often worth a walk.