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  1. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    The Most Beautiful European City Before WWII While it is true that the European cities we often hold to be quintessentially beautiful today (Paris, Prague, Vienna, Rome etc.) have long been so, how did they compare to those cities that were irreparably altered by the ravages of time and (in...
  2. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Here's a ranking of European countries by their tallest church.:cheers: Pictures are welcome (only of listed churches, and don't exaggerate) 1. Germany Munster, Ulm, 161.5 m 2. France Cathedrale Notre Dame, Rouen, 151 m 3. Poland Basilica of St Mary, Lichen, 141.5 m 4. Italy St Peter's...
  3. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Anything that tops this?
  4. Hannover
    Info von Moderator Erbse: Dieser Themenstrang dient der Information und Diskussion rund um das alte Hannover. Historische Fotos / Vorkriegsansichten, Postkarten, zerstörte oder abgerissene Gebäude, (entstellte) historische Bauten, gründerzeitliche und frühmoderne Abrisse und Durchbrüche...
  5. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    The Wieliczka Salt Mine, located in the town of Wieliczka, is within Poland's Kraków metropolitan area. It had been until 2007 in continuous operation, producing table salt, since the 13th century. Together with nearby Bochnia, it is the world's oldest operating salt mine. The mine reaches a...
  6. Deutschland
    Zuerst mein geballtes Baedeker-Wissen: Freiberg liegt im unteren Bereich des Erzgebirges. Die Stadt wurde aufgrund von Silberfunden gegründet und war bald die größte und reichste Stadt der Markgrafschaft Meißen. Ab 1240 war sie die bedeutendste sächsische Münzstätte, ab 1542 war sie Sitz der...
  7. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    I see a lot of posts on this forum that talk about medieval cities in Europe. Can someone tell me which ones are the largest and best preserved? My understanding is that Bruges is high on the list, but what about cities in Germany? I know Nurenburg is a famous medieval center, but much of...
  8. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Liverpool's historic centre was built to promote trade, store sell and move goods that arrived from all over the world. In the 19th and early 20th Centurys it was, after London, Britain and The British Empire's leading port. Its huge docks and warehouses are a reminder of the quantities of...
  9. Phototeka
    Toledo Burgos Córdoba Aranjuez I hope you like they ;)
  10. Phototeka
    KRAGUJEVAC-FORMER CAPITAL OF SERBIA 200 000 habitants The architecture of Kragujevac displays a fusion of two different styles -- traditional Turkish (nowadays almost completely gone) and 19th century Vienna Secession style. Modern conceptions also appear throughout the city, firstly in the...
  11. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Pictures from www.stara-sofia.com Targovska street: Balkan insurance company HQ: Prince Boriz str.
  12. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Located in the Chernihiv region, the most ancient along with Kyiv, in Ukraine. First fortress was built here in the 11th century. Without boring you with istory of Ukraine, in 1600's Ukrainian fought a War for Independence, and this town became Ukrainian (Cossack) capital. The city prospered...
  13. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Regensburg, Bavaria
  14. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Fin de siècle - European cities around 1900 If you have any images of European cities taken around 1900 (that haven't already been posted in other threads) post them here. A collection of photographs and postcards from European cities taken around 1897 (First Post) - Cologne -...
  15. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    There's great new web with one hundred panorama views from one hundred selected Prague spires. stovezata.praha.eu/homepage.html List of spires: http://stovezata.praha.eu/list.html View from 216m tall television transmitter in Žižkov district...
  16. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Lately I am going upset about the wide array of terms applied to a historical noble-looking buildings, which have been built and used mainly for one family+their servants. In Latvian language there are at least two widely used terms - "pils" and "muiža" - the latest rather means territorial...
  17. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    So guys which one you think is the best Town Hall in UK BIRMINGHAM (Split between two building) MANCHESTER LEEDS GLASGOW CARDIFF SHEFFIELD
  18. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Hello people :) I would like to introduce my Saxony to you. Many cities and even more pictures wait for you. A lot of fun. Coats of arms of Saxony
  19. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Hello to all users no matter whether you liked to look only pictures or my Elbflorenz by pictures and information would like to get to know, take you a little time and look everything. I will start of course at the beginning with known from Dresden, but with the time you will get to know...
  20. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Akaremyanska fortress Lutsk Castle 1290 -1340 Hotynska Fortress 1200's Castle Lastivchyne Hnizdo Olesko Castle Livadsky Palace Mukacheve Castle 1300's Henuezska Fortress 1200's Our "Great Wall of China" :D Svirzhskyj Castle 1400's...
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