Basilica of SS. Ulrich and Afra in Augsburg

The Basilica of SS. Ulrich and Afra (German: Basilika SS. Ulrich and Afra) is a Catholic parish in Augsburg, Bavaria, which originated from the Roman tomb of St. Afra, which was martyred in year 304. The building is a great example of Gothic architecture in Germany. In its interior it …

Schaezlerpalais, Augsburg, Bayern

In the heart of Augsburg, in Maximilianstraße 46 you can find one small, but extremely beautiful gem that you should definitely visit. The Schaezlerpalais is a magnificent baroque palace built between 1765-1770 and today is widely regarded as the most artistically significant Rococo ball room in Germany. The palace is registered historic …

Off – Topic (Their Favorite Place?)

This photo is taken in Basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra in Augsburg. Religious or not, on a hot summer day thick walls of a church provide very good protection against heat. So, at that moment in time, basilica was our favorite place. More on this spectacular sight at one later …

Sisi Castle (Unterwittelsbach, Bayern)

Sisi Castle is a moated castle located in Unterwittelsbach near Aichach in Bavaria, also called “Sisi-Schloss” by the locals or simply “the castle”. It is a former hunting lodge of the Duke Max of Bavaria and first mention of a castle dates all the way back to year 1126. However, …

Muttergotteskapelle Haunstetten

Who says that every monument has to be something known worldwide and visited by millions of people? That certainly helps, but also that is why small, unknown things sometimes have such a charm and character… if you can only find them. And I am very glad I found this tiny, …