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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 SitesHauptpost - Aarau, AG, Switzerland

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The main post office of Aarau is a Neo-classical building opposite the railway station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 9/2/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKatholische Pfarrkirche St. Peter und Paul - Aarau, AG, Switzerland

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The Roman Catholic parish church of Aarau was built in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 9/2/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesMeyerhaus - Aarau, AG, Switzerland

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A Neo-classical town house of 1795 in Aarau, today the Catholic rectory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 9/1/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSchloss Biberstein - Biberstein, AG, Switzerland

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Biberstein Castle was built by the Habsburgs in the 13th century; today it is a group home for handicapped adults.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesBauernhaus Burgstrasse - Metzerlen, SO, Switzerland

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A historic farm house in the center of Metzerlen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKirche St. Remigius - Metzerlen, SO, Switzerland

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The Roman Catholic church St. Remigius is located in the center of Metzerlen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKirche St. Peter und Paul - Frick, AG, Switzerland

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The Baroque Roman Catholic church of Frick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/25/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesAarekraftwerk Gösgen - Niedergösgen, SO, Switzerland

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The hydroelectric power plant of Gösgen was built in 1917 and is a listed building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/18/2015

last visited: 8/24/2015

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSchlosskirche - Niedergösgen, SO, Switzerland

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The Roman Catholic church of Niedergösgen was built in 1904 on the remains of a medieval castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/18/2015

last visited: 8/24/2015

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSchloss Falkenstein - Niedergösgen, SO, Switzerland

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The castle of Niedergösgen was built in the 13th century and destroyed several times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: 8/24/2015

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRestaurant Krone - Bättwil, SO, Switzerland

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The restaurant Krone in Bättwil was built around 1600.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesEhemalige Mühle - Bättwil, SO, Switzerland

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The former mill of Bättwil dates back to the 15th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesHaus zum Rosgarten - Basel, Switzerland

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A baroque town house in Basel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSpiesshof - Basel, Switzerland

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A noble town house in Basel dating back to the 13th century with Renaissance and Baroque modifications; and it even has its own ghost story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesNischenbrunnen am Nadelberg - Basel, Switzerland

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A niche fountain from 1831 in the old town of Basel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesZerkindenhof - Basel, Switzerland

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A town house of the 13th century, today a faculty building of the university.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesPfarrhaus St. Martin - Basel, Switzerland

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The gothic rectory of the oldest parish church of Basel, once the home of the reformer Oecolampadius.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRuine Farnsburg - Ormalingen, BL, Switzerland

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The ruins of Farnsburg Castle belong to the largest and best known ones in northwestern Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesPfarrhaus - Lostorf, SO, Switzerland

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The late Gothic rectory of Lostorf was built in 1566.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesLandgut Neu-Schauenburg - Pratteln, BL, Switzerland

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A country estate and farm in the south of Pratteln that dates back to medieval times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRuine Neu-Schauenburg - Frenkendorf, BL, Switzerland

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Neu-Schauenburg is the older of the two castle ruins in the hills west of Frenkendorf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesGallo-Roman Temple Schauenburgfluh - Frenkendorf, BL, Switzerland

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The remains of a Gallo-Roman temple from the 1st century AD above a cliff west of Frenkendorf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesErdberger Hof - Wien, Austria

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[DE] Erster städtischer Wohnhausbau des dritten Wiener Bezirks [EN] First municipal apartment building of Vienna's third district

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRuine Alt-Schauenburg - Frenkendorf, BL, Switzerland

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Alt-Schauenburg is one of the two castle ruins in the hills west of Frenkendorf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesWappenfelsen im Chessiloch - Grellingen, BL, Switzerland

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The murals on the Chessiloch rocks were created by Swiss soldiers during World War I and are considerd one of Switzerland's most important military cultural monuments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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