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Photos of castles, palaces, fortresses, temples, cathedrals, monasteries - Austria

The palaces and castles of Austria are distinguished by sophisticated architecture and unsurpassed decoration. You do not have to go far in search to see the sights of Austria - majestic burgs with imperial gardens surrounded by picturesque alpine villages will meet you at every step. So keep your camera and camcorder always at hand.

Schonbrunn Palace

Austria, Vienna, 17th century palace

Schonbrunn Palace - the summer residence of the Habsburgs in Vienna outside the Old Town, was built on the model of the Palace of Versailles in France.

Belvedere Palace

Austria, Vienna, 18th century palace

Magnificent palaces with extensive gardens, the former summer residence of the Prince of Savoy, and now the national gallery of Austrian art, is considered one of the best Baroque masterpieces.

St. Stephen's Cathedral

Austria, Vienna, 14th century Cathedral

St. Stephen's Cathedral survived many wars and became a symbol of Vienna's freedom. The Gothic building was built in the XII century, the most recognizable attraction is a tiled roof with a diamond pattern.

Mirabell Palace

Austria, Salzburg, Palace XVII

Mirabell Palace is known for its impeccable gardens - a magnificent example of European landscape art.

Salzburg Cathedral

Austria, Salzburg, Cathedral of the 17th century

Salzburg Cathedral is famous for its harmonious Baroque architecture and an organ with 4000 pipes. It also houses a medieval font in which Mozart was baptized.

Hohensalzburg Castle

Austria, Salzburg, XII century castle

If you are interested in castles in Austria, first of all, be sure to visit the Hohensalzburg Castle - the largest of the completely preserved medieval fortresses in Europe.

St james cathedral

Austria, Innsbruck, 18th century cathedral

The Cathedral of St. James (Domkirche) is an example of the baroque style of the XVIII century in Austria.

Hofkirche in Innsbruck

Austria, Innsbruck, 16th century temple

Hofkirche is a Gothic royal temple and mausoleum built in the 16th century. This is the most interesting church in Innsbruck, where you can see the unsurpassed tomb of Emperor Maximilian.

Lambach Monastery

Austria, Lambach, monastery of the XI century

Lambach is a functioning monastery for almost a millennium where monks live according to the charter of St. Benedict. The abbey managed to avoid reforms and destruction, therefore a unique collection of ancient manuscripts has been preserved here.

Monastery Melk

Austria, Melk, monastery of the 18th century

Partially a palace, partly a monastery, Melk Monastery is one of the best examples of ancient architecture in Austria.

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