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Photos of sights in the Austrian state Burgenland

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Marriage of Figaro' at Tabor Manor in Burgenland, Austria Austria, Marriage, Mansions, Concert, Castles, Travel, Casamento, Mansion Houses, Manor Houses

jOPERA at Tabor Manor in Neuhaus/Klausenbach

Have you ever listened to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart inside a castle? At Tabor Manor (Schloss Tabor) in Neuhaus am Klausenbach I enjoyed his opera buffa ‘The Marriage of Figaro‘. It was fascinating to listen to the genius music of Mozart and to watch the full moon moving above the stage. [German] The performance was an event…

Burial place of composer Joseph Haydn in Eisenstadt, Austria Jessica Rose, Berg, Salzburg, Kirchen, Great Places, Joseph, Spaces, Mansions, Europe

Bergkirche in Eisenstadt

The church named Bergkirche (Hill Church) was founded in 1715. It is also called Haydnkirche as the Austrian composer Joseph Haydn is buried in a mausoleum inside. A strange detail is the fact that Haydn was buried without head first as the skull had been stolen. After finding his skull in Vienna his body has…

People generally love to take photos of the front sides of palaces. I also love to take photos of the rear. I took this photo while walking through the lovely park next to Esterházy Palace (Schloss Esterházy) in Eisenstadt. Town Hall, All Over The World, Travel Inspiration, Places To Visit, Tower, Castles, Explore, House Styles, Mansions

Portico of Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt

People generally love to take photos of the front sides of palaces. I also love to take photos of the rear. I took this photo while walking through the lovely park next to Esterházy Palace (Schloss Esterházy) in Eisenstadt. Schloss Esterházy (Website) Castles in Burgenland (Directory)

Rotenturm Manor in Rotenturm/Pinka, Austria Moorish, Austria, Castles, Mansions, House Styles, Building, Travel, Mansion Houses, Manor Houses

Rotenturm Manor in Rotenturm/Pinka

Rotenturm Manor (Schloss Rotenturm), a romantic-eclectic building with Moorish forms in Rotenturm an der Pinka, was built in the years 1862/64 by architect Antal Weber for Stephan Graf Erdődy. [German] Schloss Rotenturm (Wikipedia) Schloss Rotenturm (Website) Castles in Burgenland (Directory)

Workshop for blue printing in Burgenland, Austria Small Places, Austria, Printing On Fabric, Toddler Bed, Workshop, Prints, Blue, Furniture, Home Decor

Blaudruckerei Koó in Steinberg-Dörfl

The Blaudruckerei Koó, established in 1921, is one of the last businesses in Europe using the traditional technique of Indigo hand block printing. Visitors of this company in a small place in Burgenland will learn about the machines, materials and pattern used in this technique. By the way indigo hand block printing in Burgenland is…

Waterspouts at the Madonnenschlössel in Bernstein, Austria Austria, Travel, Voyage, Viajes, Traveling, Trips, Tourism

Madonnenschlössel in Bernstein

The Madonnenschlössel was built in 1923 by Mayor Georg Gyömörei. It was the residence of him and his wife which was the sister of Count Almasy. Today it serves as budget-friendly accommodation for hikers and bikers and as venue for events. At the wooden construction in the upper floors of the building one can see some…

Grimaces at the Madonnenschlössel in Bernstein, Austria Austria

Madonnenschlössel in Bernstein

The Madonnenschlössel was built in 1923 by Mayor Georg Gyömörei. It was the residence of him and his wife which was the sister of Count Almasy. Today it serves as budget-friendly accommodation for hikers and bikers and as venue for events. At the wooden construction in the upper floors of the building one can see some…

View from the Wohnothek (Hotel) in Deutsch Schützen-Eisenberg, Austria Austria, Vineyard, Heart, Building, Places, Deutsch, Buildings, Construction, Architectural Engineering

Wohnothek in Deutsch Schützen-Eisenberg

The Wohnothek is a hotel complex placed right in the middle of a vineyard. Each building consists of a bedroom and a sanitary area. From each door there are only a few meters to the next vine branch. The breakfast is served in a different building at the foot of the vineyard. At the same…

Pumpkin seed oil mill in Neumarkt an der Raab, Austria Austria, Vienna Woods, Carinthia, Pumpkin Seed Oil, Summer 2015, Beautiful Places, Mansions, House Styles, Amazing

Oil mill in Neumarkt an der Raab

Have you ever thought about to sleep in an oil mill? In Neumarkt an der Raab a former oil mill for pumpkin seed oil serves as accommodation for participants of art lessons taking place in the region. I was especially impressed by the thought to have the chance to look at these equipment of the…

This building named after the family Dax which used to live here is made of mud and roofed with a thatch. After founding a kind of artist in residence program in Neumarkt an der Raab (Künstlerdorf) it started to be the … Continue reading → Central Europe, Homeland, Summer 2015, Austria, Gazebo, Germany, Outdoor Structures, Artists, Landscape

Daxhaus in Neumarkt an der Raab

This building named after the family Dax which used to live here is made of mud and roofed with a thatch. After founding a kind of artist in residence program in Neumarkt an der Raab (Künstlerdorf) it started to be the first studio for the artists. Since then a lot of famous writers and artists used…

Enjoy summer in Burgenland, Austria's eastermost region Innsbruck, Salzburg, Enjoy Summer, Vienna Austria, Great View, Cool Photos, Scenery, Country Roads, Spaces

Silence of Burgenland

After staying a night in the attic of a former border station (‘Altes Zollhaus’) I had this great view from my room early in the morning. There was a kind of silence in the scenery. Only a rooster crewed from time to time.

After taking a lesson in making Latte Art I did it again: Making art with coffee. At Lockenhaus Castle I took a class in painting with coffee and gold run by the Austrian artist Stefanie Moro. Latte Art, Coffee Art, Austria, Castle, Artist, Painting, Travel, Voyage, Artists

Coffee art at Lockenhaus Castle, Austria

After taking a lesson in making Latte Art I did it again: Making art with coffee. At Lockenhaus Castle I took a class in painting with coffee and gold run by the Austrian artist Stefanie Moro. I tried to ‘klimt’ the Iron Maiden which was a supposed torture device placed at the castle. Lockenhaus Castle…

At Lockenhaus Castle I stayed at the room ‘Elisabeth’. Whereas the room was old fashioned furnitured, the bathroom was pretty modern. It was a corner room so I had a great view of the place Lockenhaus and parts of the … Continue reading → Vienna Woods, Castle Rooms, Great View, Austria, Castles, Europe, Mansions, Bed, Places

Room Elisabeth at Lockenhaus Castle

At Lockenhaus Castle I stayed at the room ‘Elisabeth’. Whereas the room was old fashioned furnitured, the bathroom was pretty modern. It was a corner room so I had a great view of the place Lockenhaus and parts of the castle itself. Burg Lockenhaus (Website) Castles in Burgenland (Directory)

Painting class at Lockenhaus Castle, Austria Acrylic Art, Austria, Castle, Painting, Painting Art, Paintings, Paint, Draw, Castles

Acrylic art at Lockenhaus Castle

Right below the walls of Lockenhaus Castle (Burg Lockenhaus) in Burgenland, I took a class about working with acrylic paint led by Elisabeth Holzschuster. Well, how do you like my first work? It is named ‘Blue car on a rainy day’. The photo above shows where we had our painting class. A great place for…

While biking through the National Park Neusiedler See – Seewinkel I came across white donkeys! These donkeys with yellow-white coat and blue eyes were raised in century in the area of Austria and Hungary. In Austria they are called … Continue reading → Close Encounters, Donkeys, Blue Eyes, Austria, National Parks, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Animais

White donkeys in Burgenland

While biking through the National Park Neusiedler See – Seewinkel I came across white donkeys! These donkeys with yellow-white coat and blue eyes were raised in 17th/18th century in the area of Austria and Hungary. In Austria they are called … Continue reading →

A fascade full of hopes and sorrows in Podersdorf, Austria Austria, Facade, Sidewalk, Places, Walkway, Facades, Walkways, Lugares

A facade full of hopes and sorrows

An interesting detail of Podersdorf: The façade of a parish building is decorated with phrases written down by the people of the place. It reminded me of a kind of Twitter wall, but in Podersdorf the phrases at the wall will last for a longer time. They words touched me as they told me a…

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