"Portals" Marienberg Things to Do Tip by Kathrin_E

Marienberg Things to Do: 17 reviews and 75 photos

  Renaissance portal in Zschopauer Straße
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  • Renaissance portal in Zschopauer Straße - Marienberg
      Renaissance portal in Zschopauer Straße
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  • Detail of the portal - Marienberg
      Detail of the portal
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  • Portal in market square - Marienberg
      Portal in market square
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  • Houses with Renaissance portals in market square - Marienberg
      Houses with Renaissance portals in market square
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  • A probably 19th century example, also nice - Marienberg
      A probably 19th century example, also nice
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At first sight the architecture in the streets of Marienberg may look rather plain but have a closer look at the doors of the houses. There are several that have preserved their original stone framings with elaborate stonemason ornaments. Renaissance doors can for example be found in Zschopauer Straße or Schulstraße. In one corner of the market square there are two houses that belonged to mayors of the town in the middle of the 16th century, here, too, the portals show the social position of the owners.

And yes, the garbage bin had to be in the photo...

There are also some younger doors which are pretty. Doors of an old town always make a good photo collection.

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  • Written Oct 2, 2011
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