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Propylaea, Munich

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  • This massive building in the classical style of the gate is a copy of the Athenian Acropolis was built in the mid-19th century and was the last of three remarkable buildings Königsplatz, formed its present appearance. Thrust and interest to the entire Greek rulers have Bavaria Wittelsbach, financing the construction and collections of works of ancient Greek art is not only created this time fashion, but also to the fact. That after the Greek revolution ruler of Greece was elected Otto of Wittelsbach.
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  • It is a monument in the square Koenig. It is specifically copy of the Propylaea and the Acropolis Propylaea Central. Glyptothek of ionic and Corinthian Bavarian State collection of Antiquities in the area. And behind the stands the monastery of St. Boniface.
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  • The Propylaea (German: Propyläen) is a gate of the city of Munich on the West side of Königsplatz. The building, built in the Doric order, was completed by Leo von Klenze in 1862 and evokes the monumental entrance of the Propylaia to the Athenian Acropolis.
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  • Hymn to Greece. Check out the greek inscriptions devoted to the Greek independence war against the Ottoman empire.
  • Cool landmark
  • The door was the Doric style and is inspired by the Propylaea of Athens, and consists of a central entrance, surmounted by a large pediment, with two towers on the side. This port was to serve as the western entrance to the city. When the city grew, the door became superfluous and was turned into a memorial for the Greek war of independence.
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  • So cool to see the "antiquity" in contemporary Munich!
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  • Old style building
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