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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage Sites
Description:
To find and document locations that are officially listed by the respective authorities in Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

Findet und dokumentiert denkmalgeschützte Orte in Österreich, Liechtenstein und der Schweiz.
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[English] The aim of this category is to find and document the officially listed cultural heritage sites in Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.

We are interested in permanent and immobile sites, some of the lists contain collections like libraries, archives, church treasuries or museum collections. These entries are excluded.

The official lists of protected heritage sites in Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland are available on the web sites of the respective authorities:

There is a list for each Bundesland in Austria. The lists only contain immobile objects. This sums up to about 12,000 locations on 9 lists.

Switzerland has two lists for each canton according to the priority of the objects called A and B objects. There are currently about 8,300 entries in 52 lists.

The list of Liechtenstein contains about 200 objects.

The lists of Austria and Switzerland are available as PDF documents. Some regions provide more details on the official web sites.

[Deutsch] Das Ziel dieser Kategorie ist, denkmalgeschützte Orte in Österreich, Liechtenstein und der Schweiz zu finden und zu dokumentieren.

Es geht um permanente, unbewegliche Objekte. Einige der Listen enthalten auch Sammlungen, z.b. aus Bibliotheken, Archiven, Kirchenschätzen und Museen, solche Einträge gehören nicht hierher.

Die offiziellen Listen der denkmalgeschützten Objekte in Österreich, Liechtenstein und der Schweiz sind auf den Web Sites der jeweiligen Behörden zu finden:

In Österreich gibt es für jedes Bundesland eine eigene Liste. Die Listen enthalten nur immobile Objekte. Zurzeit sind dies etwa 12'000 Orte in 9 Listen.

In der Schweiz gibt es zwei Listen für jeden Kanton (A- und B-Objekte je nach Wichtigkeit). Das ergibt etwa 8'300 Objekte in 52 Listen.

Lieschtenstein verfügt zur Zeit über etwa 200 denkmalgeschützte Objekte.

Die Listen für Österreich und die Schweiz sind als PDF-Dokumente verfügbar. z.T. gibt es detailliertere Informationen auf den Web Sites der einzelnen Bundesländer/Kantone.

Instructions for Posting a Austrian and Swiss National Heritage Sites Waymark:
[English] Provide the coordinates taken by you on the site.
Provide at least two daylight photos taken by yourself, for more complex sites with several buildings more pictures are appropriate.
Describe the object and its history; include as many information as you can get into the long description. Citations are allowed, but must be declared as such, including the source.
Fill out the variables as well as you can.

Naming convention for the title: Name (try to find something useful and unique for the closer area) - City, State, Country

Multilingual submissions are highly welcome but not required. Ideally we would like to see texts in English and the local predominant language (German in most areas, French or Italian in some Swiss regions).

[Deutsch] Die Koordinaten müssen selbst vor Ort erhoben werden.
Es sollten mindestens zwei verschiedene selbstgemachte Fotos des Objekts hochgelanden werden, bitte keine Nachtaufnahmen. Für komplexere Objekte mit mehreren Gebäuden sind mehr Bilder angebracht.
Beschreibt das Objekt und seine Geschichte. Je mehr Informationen, desto besser. Zitate sind erlaubt, müssen aber klar als solche gekennzeichnet und mit Quellenangaben versehen sein.
Füllt die Variablen so gut es geht aus.

Namenskonventionen für den Titel: Name (versucht etwas klares zu finden, das in der näheren Umgebung eindeutig ist) - Stadt, Bundesland oder Kanton, Land

Mehrsprachige Postings sind höchst willkommen, aber nicht notwendig. Ideal wären Englisch und die lokal vorherrschende Landessprache (meistens Deutsch, in einigen Gegenden der Schweiz Französisch und Italienisch).
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
[English] To log a visit, please post a photo of the location you took yourself. You do not have to be in the picture. Please do NOT post pictures of your GPSr! Tell us about your visit. If you cannot provide a photo your visit will still be welcome, but then tell us a bit more, please.

[Deutsch] Bitte postet ein Foto, das ihr selbst gemacht habt. Bilder von Euch selbst sind nicht erforderlich, Bilder von Eurem GPS-Gerät möchten wir gar nicht sehen. Erzählt uns etwas von eurem Besuch. Falls Ihr kein Foto habt, könnt ich trotzdem einen Besuch loggen, aber dann möchten wir bitte ein bisschen mehr Text sehen.
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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesDomkirche - - Eisenstadt, Austria

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The Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to Saint Martin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Burgenland, Austria

date approved: 10/14/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSchloss Esterházy - Eisenstadt, Austria

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The baroque castle from 1663–1672.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Burgenland, Austria

date approved: 10/14/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesNationalbibliothek - Vienna, Austria

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The Nationalbibliothek (English: National Library) is located in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. It is constructed in the Baroque architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesHauptmünzamt - Vienna, Austria

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The Hauptmünzamt (English: State Mint) is located in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesEhem. Kriegsministerium/Regierungsgebäude - Vienna, Austria

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The Ehem. Kriegsministerium/Regierungsgebäude (English: Former Ministry of War/Government Building) was constructed during 1909-1913 in the neo-Baroque architectural style in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRadetzky-Denkmal - Vienna, Austria

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This statue of Count Josef Wenzel Radetzky von Radetz is located in front of the Kriegsministerium (the Ministry of War building) in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesFlakturm VII G-tower - Vienna, Austria

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The Flakturm VII G-tower is a World War II flak tower that was built by the Luftwaffe in Augarten Park in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesÄußeres Burgtor - Vienna, Austria

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The Äußeres Burgtor is the outer gate of the Hofburg, the imperial Vienna residence of the Habsburg monarchy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesStephansdom - Vienna, Austria

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Stephansdom (English: St. Stephen's Cathedral) is located in the Stephansplatz in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesLiebenberg-Denkmal - Vienna, Austria

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The Liebenberg Monument, named after Johann Andreas von Liebenberg who was Mayor of Vienna from 1680 to 1683, is located in the Innere Stadt of Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesBürgerspitalkirche St. Blasius - Salzburg, Austria

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Bürgerspitalkirche St. Blasius was built in 1330 and is a Catholic church in old town Salzburg, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesUtoschloss - Zurich, Switzerland

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The Utoschloss, located at Utoquai between Falkenstrasse and Seehofstrasse, was built during 1898-1900 in an Art Nouveau-influenced neo-Baroque design by architects Otto Pfleghart and Max Häfeli.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Region Zuerich (ZH), Switzerland

date approved: 9/27/2014

last visited: 10/10/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesPredigerkirche - Zurich, Switzerland

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The Predigerkirche (English: Preacher's Church) was built in the 13th century and was originally run by monks of the Dominican order.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Region Zuerich (ZH), Switzerland

date approved: 9/26/2014

last visited: 10/10/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesMünsterbrücke - Zurich, Switzerland

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The Münsterbrücke (English: Cathedral Bridge) spans the Limmat River in Zurich, Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Region Zuerich (ZH), Switzerland

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: 10/10/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSplee-Kapelle St. Sebastian - Sargans, Switzerland

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The Kapelle St. Sebastian auf der Splee (English: Chapel of St. Sebastian on the Splee Hill) is a Roman Catholic church located in Sargans, Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesPostmuseum - Vaduz, Liechtenstein

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The Postmuseum (English: Postal Museum) in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, was founded in 1930 and maintains philatelic documents and information on the postal history of the Principality of Liechtenstein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Liechtenstein

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesFormer Customs House - Vaduz, Liechtenstein

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The Former Customs House (now the Liechtenstein National Museum) is located in downtown Vaduz, Liechtenstein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Liechtenstein

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesVaduz Cathedral - Vaduz, Liechtenstein

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The Vaduz Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church that was constructed in 1874 in the a neo-Gothic architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Liechtenstein

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesHauptbahnhof - Salzburg, Austria

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The Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in Salzburg, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/18/2014

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSchloss Emslieb - Salzburg, Austria

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Schloss Emslieb (English: Emslieb Castle) is located at Hellbrunner Allee 65 in Salzburg, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesJetzelsberger Bürgerhaus - Salzburg, Austria

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The Jetzelsberger Bürgerhaus is the house where Christian Doppler, an Austrian mathematician and physicist best known for his principle known as the Doppler effect, was born in Salzburg, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: 9/11/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSigmundstor - Salzburg, Austria

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The Sigmundstor (English: Sigmund's Gate or Tunnel), popularly known as the Neutor, is located in Salzburg, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesHofmarstallschwemme - Salzburg, Austria

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The Hofmarstallschwemme is a horse bath/horse pond/horse well (German: Pferdeschwemme) located in Salzburg, Austria. It is located next to the Festival Halls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSchloss Frohnburg - Salzburg, Austria

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Schloss Frohnburg or Fronburg was constructed between 1660 and 1680 in the Rococo architectural style in Salzburg, Austria. It was used as a filming location for the Von Trapp family residence depicted in "The Sound of Music" movie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesCafé Tomaselli - Salzburg, Austria

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Café Tomaselli was founded in 1700 and is Austria's oldest "Viennese coffee house."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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