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Cathédrale Saint-Nazaire-et-Saint-Celse de Béziers by JohannesOehl

Béziers Cathedral was built in middle of 13th century and has different architecture styles: some Roman bows, gothic bows and baroque choir. The building is 50m long, 33m wide and 32m high. Outside is a tower which is 48m high. The cathedral is the landmark of Béziers.
This is my last photo I am uploading from my vacation in France. Tomorrow we will drive home to Germany.

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Jardin des plantes de Montpellier by JohannesOehl

Jardin des plantes de Montpellier is a 4,5ha historical botanical garden and arboretum. The garden was established 1653 by a letter patent of King Henri IV. It is France’s oldest botanical garden. The garden was expanded in the 19th century. It’s orangery was designed by Claude-Mathieu Delagardette (1762805) and completed in 1804.

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Château d’eau du Peyrou by JohannesOehl

The water reservoir tower Château d’eau du Peyrou was build 1768 by architect Henri Pitot and is still in use. The water is coming via the aquaeduct of St. Clement, which I have shown already some time ago. The building is part of the Promenade du Peyrou, a park within Montpellier.

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Schönbrunn Palace by juergenlehmann

Schönbrunn Palace
Vienna, Austria

Schönbrunn Palace is a former imperial summer residence located in Vienna, Austria. The 1,441-room Baroque palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in the country. Since the mid-1950s it has been a major tourist attraction. The history of the palace and its vast gardens spans over 300 years, reflecting the changing tastes, interests, and aspirations of successive Habsburg monarchs. For further information visit Wikipedia.

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