German Walhalla

The “Walhalla”, modeled as the Acropolis in Athens, lies high above the small town of Donaustauf. Ludwig I of Bavaria gave Germany this “temple of heroes”. Here important personalities of the “German tongue” are honored with marble busts and memorial plaques. Anyone can propose a person to be honored at the earliest 20 years after their death and then bears the costs for the preparation and installation if necessary. The Bavarian Council of Ministers decides on new admissions.

One word Sunday: fame

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