Posts tagged cultural heritage
Rome - Santa Maria della Pace

Santa Maria della Pace is one of countless catholic churches in central Rome. It is unique regarding its elegant interior and white dome despite the round and more smaller architecture. It is a place you could frequently go to as a local as it transfers warmth and comfort in a very noble way. Santa Maria della Pace is located near Piazza Navona.

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On the Easter weekend I was in Weilburg for a few hours. The town is situated on a mountain surrounded by a steep rock face and water in a valley. On top of the mountain sits a great Renaissance and Baroque complex. It is completely preserved and inside the premises are to be visited with complete furniture. Especially recommended is a guided tour of the many wings of the castle, there are real treasures and an orangery with deceptively painted wall tiles and very beautiful Renaissance murals. The facility is located in the middle of the city very nice. Also recommended is the visit to the Mining Museum and City Museum opposite. They have many old first editions and in the Mining Museum, a great deceptively real tunnel has been created underground, which leaves one astonished.

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Leipzig - Market Place & St. Thomas Church

Today we continue with the city tour: still in the city center. On the central big market square of the city with the striking old Renaissance town hall. Today it houses the City History Museum of the City of Leipzig. The marketplace is very large and is really considered the center of the city.

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