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Architecture Neo-Gothic

Neo-Gothic bank building in Steyr

Neo-Gothic bank building (1900) in Steyr, Austria

This building of a mutual savings bank (Sparkasse) was built in 1900 in the style of neo-Gothic. For this reason two older houses were demolished, e.g. the Reichlhaus. An interesting details is the writing on top of it, which uses the outdated term Sparcassa.

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Churches Neo-Gothic

Wooden church in Neuhaus am Rennweg

Wooden church in Neuhaus am Rennweg, Germany

This church in Neuhaus am Rennweg (Stadtkirche in Neuhaus am Rennweg) is considered as one of the largest wooden churches in the German state of Thuringia. The edifice was built in the style of neo-Gothic in 1892. Outside the church is slate-tiled which is typical for this part of Germany.

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City Halls Glockenspiels Neo-Gothic

City hall of Weimar

City hall of Weimar in Thuringia, Germany

The city hall of Weimar was built in 1841 in neo-Gothic style. In the tower you can listen to a Glockenspiel made of Meissen porcelain.

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Neo-Gothic Towers

City hall tower in Passau

City hall tower in Passau, Germany

The tower of the city hall was erected between 1889 and 1892 by Heinrich Freiherr von Schmidt in neo-Gothic style. The coats of arms below the roof represent the founding members of the German Empire in 1871.

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Castles Neo-Gothic

Rothschild Castle in Waidhofen/Ybbs

Rothschild Castle in Waidhofen/Ybbs, Austria

After staying a night at the former Zell Manor I came across this castle on my morning walk. It is generally known as Rothschild Castle (Rothschildschloss) since it was rebuilt in the style of neo-Gothic by Albert Salomon Anselm von Rothschild.

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Neo-Gothic Railway Stations Towers

Railway station of Constance

Railway station of Constance, Germany

The train station of Constance (Konstanz) was built in 1863. The architecture consists of a mixture of neo-Gothic and Renaissance. The tower is modeled after the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. [German]