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St. Patrick's Cathedral Leave a comment Read more »

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Patrick is a neo-gothic gem in midtown Manhattan across the street from Rockefeller Center and is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. The site where the cathedral sits was originally a Jesuit college in…

Exploring Downtown Innsbruck Leave a comment Read more »

Exploring Downtown Innsbruck

June 6, 2010 Innsbruck was the Habsburgs’ capital of the Tirol, and its medieval center – now a glitzy tourist filled pedestrian zone – still gives you the feel of a medieval capital. We start our walking tour of historic downtown Innsbruck on Herzog-Friedrich-Strasse, a…

The Salzburg Cathedral Leave a comment Read more »

The Salzburg Cathedral

June 2, 2010 The Salzburg Cathedral was one of the first Baroque buildings to be built north of the Alps. It was consecrated in 1628 during the Thirty Year’s War. Experts differ on why it was built. Some believe it was to emphasize Salzburg’s commitment…