Königsdorf Limbach Bridge
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Königsdorf Limbach Bridge

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Taken in Königsdorf, in the south east of Austria, on a little bridge across a small river

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A: Bauernkirtag Königsdorf

by René Pirker, 150 meters away

Each year the biggest event in Königsdorf: You can find some impressions in my album from 2012 here t...

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B: Königsdorf Main Square

by René Pirker, 180 meters away

Taken on May 13th, 2013 on a warm late spring day.

Königsdorf Main Square

C: Mill at Dobersdorf

by Florian Deutsch, 3.1 km away

Mill at Dobersdorf

D: Picnicparadise Rudersdorf

by Florian Deutsch, 3.7 km away

Picnicplace "Teichplatz" at the fishinglake near Dobersdorf

Picnicparadise Rudersdorf

E: Limbach

by Florian Deutsch, 4.6 km away

overview of Limbach and the apple orchards of Kukmirn

Limbach

F: Badeteich

by Florian Deutsch, 5.3 km away

Badeteich

G: Park at Castle rudersdorf

by Florian Deutsch, 5.9 km away

Park at Castle rudersdorf

H: Picnicparadise Rudersdorf

by Florian Deutsch, 6.1 km away

Picnicplace near the Fritzmühle

Picnicparadise Rudersdorf

I: Mill Bridge above the River Lafnitz

by Florian Deutsch, 6.1 km away

Mill Bridge above the River Lafnitz

Mill Bridge above the River Lafnitz

J: Chapel "Saint Hubertus"

by Florian Deutsch, 6.4 km away

Chapel "Saint Hubertus" build in 1987

Chapel "Saint Hubertus"

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