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Lower Austria - Wachau, Fritzl Case, Wachau Wine, Heiligenkreuz Abbey, Semmering Railway, Vienna Woods, Seitenstetten Abbey, Melk Abbey (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Lower Austria - Wachau, Fritzl Case, Wachau Wine, Heiligenkreuz Abbey, Semmering Railway, Vienna Woods, Seitenstetten Abbey,...

Lower Austria - Wachau, Fritzl Case, Wachau Wine, Heiligenkreuz Abbey, Semmering Railway, Vienna Woods, Seitenstetten Abbey, Melk Abbey (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Wachau, Fritzl case, Wachau wine, Heiligenkreuz Abbey, Semmering railway, Vienna Woods, Seitenstetten Abbey, Melk Abbey, Klosterneuburg Monastery, Gottweig Abbey, Industrieviertel, Sausenstein Abbey, Ganserndorf District, Stiftsgymnasium Melk, Herzogenburg Priory, Lilienfeld Abbey, Semmering Pass, Mostviertel, Weinviertel, Dunkelsteinerwald, Schloss Frohsdorf, Golsen, Altenburg Abbey, Ybbs, Hochkar, Saint Bernhard Nunnery, Salza, Gerichtsberg Pass, Lahnsattel, Via Sacra, Southern Railway, Kernhofer Gscheid Pass, Schloss Krumbach, Waldviertel, Feistritzsattel, Murz, Hals Pass, Ochsattel, Rohrer Sattel, Kleiner Semmering Pass, Josefsberg Pass, Preiner Gscheid Pass, Krumbachsattel. Excerpt: The Wachau (German pronunciation: ) is an Austrian valley with a landscape of high visibility formed by the Danube river. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations of Lower Austria, located midway between the towns of Melk and Krems that also attracts "connoisseurs and epicureans." It is 40 kilometres (25 mi) in length and was already settled in prehistoric times. A well-known place and tourist attraction is Durnstein, where King Richard the Lion-Heart of England was held captive by Duke Leopold V. The architectural elegance of its ancient monasteries, castles and ruins combined with the urban architecture of its towns and villages, and the cultivation of vines as an important agricultural produce are the dominant features of the valley. The Wachau was inscribed as "Wachau Cultural Landscape" in the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites in recognition of its architectural and agricultural history, in December 2000. Even before the Neolithic period brought in changes in the natural environment of the valley, Palaeolithic period's records of the valley have been identified in the form of "figurines" in Galgenberg and Willendo...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2011
First published: September 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-77859-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-77859-X
Barcode: 9781156778593

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