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Sign: Vienna - St. Stephen’s Cathedral


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Stephansplatz 2, 1010 Wien, Austria
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On the sign:
DER WIENER STEPHANSDOM
WAHRZEICHEN VON WIEN UND ÖSTERREICH MITTELPUNKT DER STADT UND SITZ DES ROM . KATH . ERZBISCHOFES
WEIHE IM JAHRE 1147 , ERWEITERT UNTER RUDOLF D. STIFTER 1365 . BISTUM SEIT 1469. SUDTURM 137 M HOCH , DAMALS HOCHSTER TURM DER WELT , KIRCHENSCHIFF U CHOR 108 M LANG . IM UNVOLLENDETEN NORDTURM DIE PUMMERIN " . DIE ZWEITCROSSTE GLOCKE EUROPAS
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The cathedral, which is one of the symbols of Vienna, was photographed that day Click for a larger image Click for a larger image Click for a larger image

And the other side was photographed the next day Click for a larger image Click for a larger image

The sign is based on a scale model of the cathedral (on a scale of 1: 100), which is in front of it. The model for the visually impaired and children was photographed on the same day Click for a larger image

There are additional signs on the model base:
GESTIETET VON LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL
DISTRICT 114-OST
ANNO DOMINI 2002

MODELL: WALTER HUTZ AACHEN
STEINABEITEN: F. BAMBERGER WIEN

Created by the Lions Club International
District 114-East
In 2002

Model creator: WALTER HUTZ Aachen
Stone works: F. BAMBERGER Vienna
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Braille sign
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ANGREIFEN - BEGREIFEN
DAS HAUS GOTTES VERSTEHEN DIESEM ZWECK IST DER "KLEINE STEFFL" IM MAßSTAB 1:100 BLINDEN, SEHSCHWACHEN U. KINDERN GEWIDMET

Touch - understand
To understand the house of God - for this purpose the "little staple (nickname of the cathedral)" on a scale of 1: 100 is dedicated to the blind, visually impaired and children.

Lions Organization Symbol
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Translation of the text on the sign:

St. Stephen’s Cathedral
The city center and the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop

Founded in 1147, expanded by Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria (Rudolf the Founder) in 1365, diocese (run by a bishop) from 1469. The height of the southern tower is 137 m, which was then the tallest tower in the world, a ship and a choir (the main space and the choir hall) are 108 m long. The unfinished northern tower "Pomeranian" (the name of the bell tower), is the second largest in Europe.



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