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Schloss Porcia
Austria

Schloss Porcia, also known as Porcia Castle, is one of the most significant Renaissance buildings in Austrian state of Carinthia. Construction began in 1533 for Emperor Ferdinand I after Italian architecture as a Palazzo. The Porcia family sold the castle in 1918 and later  became a property of the town of Spittal. The castle  serves as a venue for the annual Komödienspiele Porcia festival and also houses a museum for local history. The castle is also the site of several concerts and chorus.

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Caricate: 12/05/2009
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Tags: castle; schloss; palace; manson; kärnten; austria; indoor; architecture
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