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Bamberg Cathedral - a late Romanesque building with four imposing Towers

Bamberg Cathedral -  a late Romanesque building with four imposing Towers
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One of the most prominent landmarks in Upper Bavaria is the Bamberg Cathedral. The building was completed in the thirteenth century and has functioned as the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Bamberg for many years. The church was founded in 1002… [ + ] More Details

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Freiburg Minster - one of the most beautiful church towers of the world

Freiburg Minster - one of the most beautiful church towers of the world
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Construction of the Freiburg Minster began in 1200, funded in part by the wealth generated by the local silver industry. The minster was located on the site of an earlier church dating from 1120. Inspired by the Basel Minster (Switzerland), the earliest… [ + ] More Details

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Flossenbuerg Castle

Flossenbuerg Castle
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The town of Flossenbuerg is located in the Bavarian Forest, near the border of the Czech Republic. The first written reference to the town dates from 948, but the castle was not completed until 1107. Although only ruins reachable by a footpath remain… [ + ] More Details

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Erfurt Cathedral

Erfurt Cathedral
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Situated on so-called Cathedral Hill in the center of Erfurt is the Erfurt Cathedral, sometimes known as St. Mary's. The cathedral has graced this prominent location in the city for over 1,200 years. Various churches, including a Roman basilica, have… [ + ] More Details

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Dresden Grosser Garden

Dresden Grosser Garden
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Considered by many to be the green heart of Dresden, the Grosser Garten is the largest park in the city. This Baroque period garden, which covers 2 square kilometers, is located in the middle of the city. Funded by the Saxon royal family, the Grosser… [ + ] More Details

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Dresden Catholic Cathedral

Dresden Catholic Cathedral
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The Dresden Hofkirche, or The Catholic Church of the Royal Court of Saxony, is the most important Catholic church in the city. It is also significant as the largest church in the state of Saxony and is considered by many to be the last great Baroque… [ + ] More Details

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History of Bautzen

History of Bautzen
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Bautzen, or Budyšin in Upper Sorbian, possesses a unique history thanks to the convergence of German and Sorbian history in eastern Saxony. Besides being the county seat, Bautzen is also the cultural and spiritual center for the Upper Sorbs, which along… [ + ] More Details

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Coburg Fortress

Coburg Fortress
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Located in the upper reaches of Bavaria, Coburg Fortress, or Veste Coburg, is one of the largest and best preserved medieval fortresses in Germany. The fortress is situated on a hill above the city of Coburg. Work on Veste Coburg began in 1225 on the… [ + ] More Details

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Gluecksburg Castle

Gluecksburg Castle
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Located in Schleswig-Holstein, Gluecksburg Castle is one of the most significant Renaissance castles in northern Europe. It is situated on the Flensburg Fjord and was the seat of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Gluecksburg, as well as the… [ + ] More Details

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Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle
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"A ruin must be rightly situated, to be effective. This one could not have been better placed. It stands upon a commanding elevation, it is buried in green woods, there is no level ground about it, but, on the contrary, there are wooded terraces upon… [ + ] More Details

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