Traditional House Entrance - Bergün, GR, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 46° 37.776 E 009° 44.673
32T E 556994 N 5164273
Quick Description: The main door of a house in Engadine style in Bergün
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Date Posted: 4/7/2011 2:40:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMB5A6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
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Long Description:
This is a typical old house in traditional Engadine style. The walls can be up to one meter thick, a large wooden door in contrast to the almost tiny windows, often a small bench next to the door and many traditional ornaments called Sgraffiti.

These houses can be seen in many locations in the Engadine. This one is in Bergün which is not part of the Engadine in a geographic sense, but culturally closely related. It is a still inhabited dwelling house from 1747 in the Western part of Bergün, not far from the tower.
Type of material of the door: Wood

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On private property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Other

Address or physical location:
Unterdorf 7482 Bergün


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