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Bridges

‘Eiserne Brücke’ in Neunkirchen

Iron bridge (Eiserne Brücke) in Neunkirchen, AustriaThe Eiserne Brücke (Iron Bridge) in Neunkirchen dates back to the end of the 19th century. The bridge builder was the Ignaz Gridl Brückenbau-Anstalt. Especially in autumn, one has a great view of the Schwarza river from the bridge.

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Coat of arms

Coat of arms of Neunkirchen

City arms of Neunkirchen at the local city hall

The coat of arms of Neunkirchen displays nine churches which refer to the meaning of the current city name (“Nine Churches”). Even though these city arms are a great example for canting arms the place was never known for nine churches. Actually the name origins from “new church”, a description which was used in the first mention of the place in 1094.

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Sundials

Sundial at the main square of Neunkirchen

Sundial at the main square of Neunkirchen, Austria

This sundial is placed on the facade of a 16th-century building located at the main square of Neunkirchen. The city is the capital of the district of Neunkirchen in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

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Sgraffito

Sgraffito house in Neunkirchen

Sgraffito house (Sgraffitohaus) in Neunkirchen, Austria

This 16th-century building located at the main square of Neunkirchen is generally known as Sgraffitohaus (Sgraffito House). An inscription at the portal dates back to 1591.