Ancient Roman theatre in Mainz

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

Tempelherrenhaus in Weimar

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…