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Roundtrip in Austria-Hungary

Belgrade panorama

Belgrade, a city built at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers, has been inhabited since prehistoric times. The ...
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Zugna Torta

Zugna Torta was an observation point in the Etsch valley above the town of Rovereto, south of it. During the ...
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Kremsier (Kromeriz)

The cadre and 4th battalion of the 3rd Infantry Regiment of Moravia settled in Kremsier. The crew consisted of Moravians ...
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Pappfalva near Kirlibaba

In the description of the fighting in Bukovina, you can read about Pappfalva village. There is also a postcard that ...
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Debrecen IR 39

The infantry regiment of the city of Debrecen was the 39th regiment founded in 1756. The history of this troop ...
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Cima di Cece

The Cece Summit lies in East Tirol, it is the highest peak of the Fleimstal Ridge, 2754 meters high. The ...
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Durazzo

As the badges depicting the sights in the Monarchy waned, I also took out some works that show the objects ...
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Salcano viaduct

In the Isonzo Valley, an important north-south railway line connecting the coast with Styria and the Laibach Basin was built ...
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Belgrade “Stary Dvor”

Stary Dvor, the “Old Palace” was the residence of the Obranovich dynasty in Belgrade. Today it is the seat of ...
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Kremsier – Kromeriz and the Landsturm IR No 25

Kremsier (Kromeriz) was the seat of the Olmütz archbishop in central Moravia, in the Hana region. It is located on ...
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1916 War Exhibition building – Praterstern

A year ago, the theme of a post was the 1917 Vienna War Exhibition. Its badge featured the Ferris wheel ...
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Military hospital Belgrade-Vracar

This time a well-known badge of en interesting building of Belgrade is the topic of the post. This hospital was ...
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Mitrovica

In this series, I have presented badges depicting the settlements and sights within the administrative territory of the Monarchy. In ...
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Znaim (Znojmo)

Znojmo is a district seat in the southern part of Moravia near the Austrian border. It has a rich historical ...
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The iron turul of Nyitra

Memorial statues were inaugurated throughout the Monarchy to commemorate the war and to support the families of those killed in ...
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Pécs

The city of Pécs was founded by the Romans in the 2nd century as Sopiane. It was a provincial seat ...
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Lemberg 3.

This is not the first time Lemberg has been mentioned on this site. It is no coincidence then it was ...
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Trencsén (Trencin)

The city is an ancient settlement. Its first written mentioning is from 1111. The castle must have stood by then ...
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Triest – Trieste

From 1382, Triest was part of the Habsburg Empire, the center of the Coastal Province. The city was the Monarchy’s ...
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Burg Hochosterwitz, KuK 7. Infanterie Regiment “Khevenhüller”

Burg Hochosterwitz has been owned by the Khevenhüller family since 1541. It is located near Launsdorf in Carinthia. It was ...
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Drei Zinnen / Tre Cime di Lavaredo

During the roundtrip, I occasionally show natural beauties on the badges. That’s because we’re running out of city badges. Drei ...
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Olmütz

St. Michael’s Church with its triple dome is the defining building of the city’s panorama. The church was built in ...
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Theresienstadt (Terezin)

Theresienstadt was a military town. It was founded in 1780 by Joseph II. The construction of his fortress served the ...
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Prague/Praha

The Czech capital city does not require a lengthy description. It has been a popular destination today and a long ...
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Lemberg 2.

The capital city of Galicia was already a major commercial and military center in the early historical periods. This role ...
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Lemberg/Lwów/Lviv

The foundation of the city can be linked to the formation of the eastern Slavic states on the Eastern European ...
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Nyitra (Nitra)

The city of Nyitra is an ancient settlement, first officially mentioned in 880. But it was already known in Roman ...
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Munkács (Mukacevo)

The Castle of Munkács is one of the known and important sites of Hungarian history. The castle is best known ...
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Kraków

For me Kraków is the nicest Polish city. It is second most populous, today it has a population of 760,000 ...
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Kassa (Kosice)

The city of Kassa (today Kosice, Slovakia) was one of the most important administrative and military centers of the Kingdom ...
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Pola

Pola (today Pula, Croatia) was the monarchy’s most important naval base on the Istrian peninsula. Previously, along with Dalmatia, Istria ...
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Görz

Görz (Gorizia) formally became one of Austria’s provinces in 1500 as part of Görz and Gradisca county, along with the ...
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Székelyudvarhely

Székelyudvarhely is one of the bigger towns of the Székely, a group of Hungarians who received special privileges in medieval ...
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Trient/Trento

The archbishop’s ancient seat of Trient was the most important centre of the southern part of Tyrol south of the ...
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Eperjes (Presov)

The town of Eperjes (today Presov) was founded in 1132 and flourished mainly in the 1500s. Due to its strategic ...
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Debrecen

Lajos Kossuth called Debrecen the “guard post of freedom”, and this name is reflected in many ways on the badges ...
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Salzburg

In its long history, the provincial seat has been primarily important as the center of the archbishop’s administration, but it ...
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Pozsony/Pressburg

During the decades of the Turkish occupation of Buda, the ancient capital city of Hungary, Pozsony (Pressburg) was the capital, ...
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Vienna 3.

The third Viennese badge also depicts a detail of the Prater. This is the souvenir badge of the 1917 War ...
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Vienna 2.

The Rotunda was an exhibition hall built in the popular park, the Prater, for the occasion of the 1873 World ...
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Vienna 1

It’s due to start the series of posts of the roundtrip with the capital city, Wien. Vienna was the largest ...
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Start the Journey!

Austria-Hungary was one of the fastest developing European country in its late flourishing period after the 1867 “Ausgleich” the agreement ...
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