Our Saviour's Church, first consecrated in 1697, at which time it was Oslo's third cathedral. Original pulpit, altarpiece and organ front with acanthus carvings. Large ceiling murals from 1936-50. Stained glass windows by Emanuel Vigeland.
Built by the Municipality of Oslo to be used as workshop and residence for sculptor Gustav Vigeland. It houses models of almost all his works: sculptures, drawings, woodcuts, original moduls, plans and models of the Vigeland Park.
The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.
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Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic ľ a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
The castle Linn is a water castle in the Krefelder quarter Linn. First, there was only one tower in the 12. century. To in 14. Century the castle was continuously extended. In the year 1702 the castle was completely destroyed by Prussian troops.
Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish, which is St. Olaf's Castle in English) is a 15th century castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the world's most northern medieval stone castle. It was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in 1475 under the name Sankt Olofsborg as an effort to protect Savonia and control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary. The c...
In a fight during the Battle of Norway, this Fortress near the capital of Norway destroyed the German battleship Bluecher.
Famous for sinking of German battleship "BlŘcher" in the early hours of WWII in Norway. It took the Germans over 12 hours to overtake the small castle, set in the narrow inlet to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Meanwhile, the Royal family and the Goverment of Norway g...
S°nderborg Castle is a Baroque four-wing palace and home of the S°nderborg Castle Museum. The castle is renowned for being the prison of the former King Christian II, who after his dethronement was held prisoner of state here for 17 years.
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