Arts in Estonia
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Arts in Estonia

The art before 1850 The art in Estonia before 1850 was influenced by the influence of Germany, Sweden and Russia. In the latter half of the 1400s, sculptor Bernt Notke was active in Tallinn. Michel Sittow, court painter at Karl 5, was born in Tallinn 1469. His paintings can be found in several of Europe’s major museums. The sculptor Arent Passer created a […]

Byzantine-style Rila Monastery
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Architecture in Bulgaria

The oldest monuments go back to ancient times. In present-day Aboba there are ruins of a monumental basilica from the 8th century with a total length of almost 100 m. In the following centuries, the Byzantine style influence became more pronounced, among other things. in the dome-covered cross churches in Mesemvrija and in Patleina. During […]

Frankfurt skyline
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Attractions in Frankfurt

Attractions in Frankfurt Frankfurt Zoo The Frankfurt Zoo is one of the most attractive zoological gardens in Europe and is very popular with both locals and visitors. The zoo celebrated its 155th birthday in 2013, making it the second oldest zoo in Germany after Berlin. There are 13 different areas on 11 hectares of land where […]