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Behind the Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, are lovely gardens and the Gloriette, built in 1775 by Maria Theresa as a testimony to the Hapsburgs, and the Just War. It sits high atop a hill and overlooks the city


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  • billfox256
    billfox2568 months ago

    Really imposing!!! This is an excellent capture Phil !!! Bill

  • bill sitting up about 200’ it grabs one’s attention

    – phil decocco

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep8 months ago

    Makes a perfect postcard!! Wonderful scene!

  • gena
    and there’s a delightful cafe inside as well

    – phil decocco

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalyn8 months ago

    Amazing love capture !

  • guendalyn
    so glad you liked this one

    – phil decocco

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryan8 months ago

    Very impressive piece of architecture!

  • monnie
    those Europeans know how to build them to last!

    – phil decocco

  • clizzio
    clizzio8 months ago

    Where was this taken Phil?

  • Clizzio
    in Vienna, Austria behind the Schonbrunn Palace (see description for more info)

    – phil decocco

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