Central Europe

Nuremberg trials – The party of death dies in Nuremberg

  A series of military tribunals held following World War II by the Allied forces. The trials were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of

Deep Purple – The great psychedelic rock band recorded “Smoke on the Water” in Montreux

On December 4, 1971, Deep Purple was in the Swiss seaside town to record the Machine Head album using a mobile recording studio, rented by the Rolling

Liechtenstein National Museum – The house of the treasures of the principality in Vaduz

The museum showcases the history, art, culture as well as the natural history of Liechtenstein. The museum building dates back to the 15th century. It has acted

Imperial Crown – The treasure of the Holy Roman Empire is being exhibited in Vienna

The crown was used in the coronation of the King of the Romans, the title assumed by the Emperor-elect immediately after his election. It was made in

Nefertiti Bust – The symbol of the Ancient Egypt is being exhibited in Berlin

A painted stucco-coated limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 B.C. by

Památník Lidice – The memorial to the children victims of the war in Lidice

A sculpture from the 1990s by Marie Uchytilová, overlooks the site of the old village of Lidice. The monument comprises 82 bronze statues of children (42 girls

Országház – The ornament Hungarian parliament building in Budapest

Vitamin C – The first isolation of the basic nutrient takes place in Szeged

The University of Szeged is one of Hungary’s most important universities and is among the most prominent higher education institutions in Central Europe. Among its teachers were

The Holy Right – The fist of St. Stephen of Hungary resides in Budapest

Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising – The UFO Bridge in Bratislava

The bridge was built between 1967 and 1972 by architects J.Lacko, L.Kušnír, I.Slameň and engineers A.Tesár. and J.Zvara. It officially opened on August 26, 1972, as the

Metropolis – The famous alternative silent film is being shot in Babelsberg

A 1927 German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. Written by Thea von Harbou in collaboration with Lang, it stars Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf

Musicland Studios – The mythical basement of music in Munich

The recording studio was established by Italian record producer, songwriter and performer Giorgio Moroder in the late 1960s. The studio was situated in the basement of the

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