You find this building with lovely sgraffito at Neunkirchner Straße 19 in Wiener Neustadt. Around the gate, visitors see mythological creatures and the date 1584. The core of the house dates back to the 14th century.
Lately, I found a clever way to learn about the former town wall of Wiener Neustadt. At Reyergasse 10, I saw this mural depicting the walls around the city. Some parts of the walls are still visible.
The Reckturm is a tower dating back to 13th century. After its demolition it was reconstructed in the style of 15th century. The name Reckturm (reck = rack) refers to its use as prison and place for torture. Today it houses a small museum for weapons and about torment.
Detail of an old advertising column seen in Wiener Neustadt. In German we call them Litfaßsäulen.
Fascinating old lantern seen in Wiener Neustadt, a city south of Vienna. I wonder what was the reason for designing this eagle-like bird so ‘plucked’?