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Baroque Castle Located on Artificial Island in Moritzburg

Baroque Castle Located on Artificial Island in Moritzburg

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The Moritzburg castle lies on an artificial island named after the Moritz of Saxony. The castle had been excellent hunting lodge. The interior of the castle is full of baroque decor and contains many hunting trophies. The castle (Schloss in German language) was a place where a very popular Czechoslovak-German fairy-tale movie Three Nuts for Cinderella (Tri orisky pro Popelku) was filmed. The movie became a classic and is usually aired at Christmas time to make proper winter atmosphere.

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Photo Credit: Olivier Bruchez (CC BY-SA 2.0)



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Photo: A Madagascar scene (Nick Garbutt)

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Easter Islands

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Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern most point of the Polynesian triangle. The island is a special territory of Chile. Easter Island is famous for its monumental statues, called moai created by the Rapa Nui people. It is a world heritage site with much of the island protected within the Rapa Nui National Park.

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