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A visit to Mittenwald in southern Germany

November 3, 2013

On my way back from the Dolomites to Munich this September, I stopped for a couple of hours in Mittenwald, Bavaria. Mittenwald, a village situated in the foothills of the Alps, has been a center for manufacturing violins since the 17th century. The Klotz family started this tradition and continued it for generations.

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The town center of the village is known for its elaborately painted homes as well as the St. Peter and Paul church.

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The beautifully painted ceiling in the St. Peter and Paul church.

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one of several painted houses along the main street in Mittenwald.

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