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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 SitesSaint-Nicolas et Trésor Cathedral - Fribourg, Switzerland

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The Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Fribourg, built in the Gothic style, dominates the center of the medieval town of Fribourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Suisse romande (GE/VD/FR), Switzerland

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesNotre-Dame Basilica - Fribourg, Switzerland

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The Church of Notre-Dame in Fribourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Suisse romande (GE/VD/FR), Switzerland

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesFountain de Saint-Georges - Fribourg, Switzerland

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Fountain de Saint-Georges in Fribourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Suisse romande (GE/VD/FR), Switzerland

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesHôtel de Ville - Fribourg, Switzerland

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Hôtel de Ville in Fribourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Suisse romande (GE/VD/FR), Switzerland

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesGruyeres Castle - Switzerland

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he Gruyeres Castle is one of the most prestigious castle in Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Suisse romande (GE/VD/FR), Switzerland

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKastelhöhle - Himmelried, SO, Switzerland

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A cave along the Karst trail in Kaltbrunnental where traces of paleolithic settlers have been discovered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/11/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKohlerhöhle - Brislach, BL, Switzerland

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A cave along the Karst trail in Kaltbrunnental; it is a major place of finding of Stone Age relics in Northwest Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/11/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKirche St. German - Seewen, SO, Switzerland

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The church St. German is the landmark of Seewen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesStadtmauerabschnitt - Liestal, BL, Switzerland

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The last intact remains of the medieval town wall of Liestal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRathaus - Liestal, BL, Switzerland

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The late gothic town hall from 1568 is one of the landmarks of Liestal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesPfarrhaus - Liestal, BL, Switzerland

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The former rectory of Liestal from 1743.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesOlsbergerhof - Liestal, BL, Switzerland

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A late gothic town house from 1571 in the center of Liestal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesEvangelisch-reformierte Kirche - Liestal, BL, Switzerland

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The reformed church in the center of the old town of Liestal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesHotel Jura - Mariastein, SO, Switzerland

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A 19th cenutry Hotel near the monastery of Mariastein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesEhemaliges Klostergut - Mariastein, SO, Switzerland

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The former monastery estate of Mariastein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKurhaus Kreuz - Mariastein, SO, Switzerland

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A pilgrims hostel from the 17th century near the monastery of Mariastein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesJohannes-Kapelle - Hofstetten, SO, Switzerland

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A medieval chapel in Hofstetten with valuable mural paintings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesMeierhaus - Hofstetten, SO, Switzerland

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This late gothic house is the oldest building in Hofstetten.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKapelle St. Augustinus und die 14 Nothelfer - Fiesch, VS, Switzerland

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The chapel St. Augustinus from 1343 in the center of Fiesch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesEhemaliges Doktorhuus - Allschwil, BL, Switzerland

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The former doctor's residence in the center of Allschwil from 1673.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesChristkatholisches Pfarrhaus - Allschwil, BL, Switzerland

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The Christian Catholic rectory in the historic center of Allschwil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesBahnhofsgebäude - Chur, GR, Switzerland

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The late Classicist main station of Chur from 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesHauptpost - Chur, GR, Switzerland

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The main post office of Chur from 1904 is a listed building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 6/19/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesFontana-Denkmal - Chur, GR, Switzerland

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A memorial to the national hero of Graubünden Benedikt Fontana in Chur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 6/17/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesAusgrabungsstätte Welschdörfli - Chur, GR, Switzerland

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The remains of a Roman road station in a protective building in the east of Chur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 6/17/2015

last visited: never

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