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Hallwyl Castle

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Entrance of Hallwyl Castle, one of the most important moated castles in Switzerland, located near Lake Hallwyl in Aargau.  The origins of the caslte go back to 1256, but has been renovated and changed several times since then.  For more information on the castle, check out this wikipedia page.

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A: Hallwyl Castle

de Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt, la distanta de 20 metri

Entrance of Hallwyl Castle, one of the most important moated castles in Switzerland, located near Lak...

Hallwyl Castle

B: hallwilersee

de Markus Mammoliti, la distanta de 410 metri

hallwilersee moorlandschaft in seengen


C: Hallwyl See

de Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt, la 1.8 km distanta

On our bikeride back from Hallwyl castle, we were struck by the beautiful view overlooking Hallwyl la...

Hallwyl See


de Markus Mammoliti, la 3.7 km distanta

hallwilersee im dez 2012 beim zopf in meisterschwanden

E: Esterliturm Lenzburg

de Daniel Schönfeld, la 4.6 km distanta

Esterliturm Lenzburg

F: homberg by night

de Markus Mammoliti, la 5.3 km distanta

homberg by night

G: neue Burghalde Teich Lenzburg

de Rico Riedi, la 7.0 km distanta

The new Burghalde (the yellow Building) was biult in 1793/94. the symmetrical early classical buildin...

neue Burghalde Teich Lenzburg

H: neue Burghalde Lenzburg

de Rico Riedi, la 7.0 km distanta

the new Burghalde was built in 1793/94. The symmetrical early classical building has an spacious stai...

neue Burghalde Lenzburg

I: Haus Sonnenberg Peter Mieg Lenzburg

de Rico Riedi, la 7.0 km distanta

The houese Sonnenber (Sun Mountain) was biult in 1770 as a Bernese country style house with arched wi...

Haus Sonnenberg Peter Mieg Lenzburg

J: Himmelsleiterli Lenzburg

de Rico Riedi, la 7.0 km distanta

Himmelsleiterli Lenzburg

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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