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Ancient Roman theatre in Mainz

Ancient Roman theatre next to a railway station in Mainz, Germany

The ruins of an ancient Roman theater next to the tracks of the railway station ‘Mainz Römisches Theater‘ (former ‘Mainz Süd‘).

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Tempelherrenhaus in Weimar

House of the Templers in Weimar, Germany

Many years ago, I came across an old ruin with a misleading name in the Ilmpark. The name Tempelherrenhaus (House of the Templars) made me think of a religious gathering place. In fact, it is a former café that was destroyed in World War II. The mysterious name derives from the once placed sculptures that represented the temple masters. [German]