Fairy village in the Bavarian Alps

Oberammergau - a small alpine village which attracted us with its fabulous painted facades. Just a few narrow streets, but every house like a work of art. All murals are painted a very high quality, worked out shadows and contours. It seems as if the house really decorated columns, shutters and other decorative elements. Basically it is a traditional Bavarian decorations, scenes from fairy tales or religious motives. This unusual technique was first coined by a local artist Franz Tsvink. As the advertising itself, he decorated the walls of his house so unusual frescoes, well, then orders him fell one after the other.






2. Inspection of starting from the beginning of the village and will move inland - to the most interesting:




3. The village is located in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, near Munich:




4. At first glance, there is nothing unusual.




5. But it is necessary to turn the corner as there are first frescoes. We stared at, at first did not believe that everything is painted:




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7. The closer to the center - the more interesting:



8. Instead of ugly signs - a beautiful painting:



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11. One of the main themes of painting - fairy-tale motifs. Here, for example, is easy to guess the story of Little Red Riding Hood:



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13. And here is very similar to the Bremen Town Musicians:



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15 is just an ordinary residential apartment buildings:



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17. But apart from painted houses here just really nice:



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19. In this house, for example, a collector of all sorts of living skulls, horns and skins of animals:



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21. In the late 18th century, there lived a local doctor, who ordered the painting of his house following the fashion of those times. Now it is a residential apartment building:



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23. A sign on the building says that there lived a German writer Thomas Ludwig.



24. The oldest hotel in the city. It was built in 1612. and up to the present time belongs to the descendants of the family itself:



25. The second theme of the murals - biblical scenes:



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In fact, a similar list can be found in many cities throughout Bavaria, but here the focus of all the finest concentration.

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