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Achilleion

Visited an exhibition abouth this summer palace on Corfu. The palace, named after the famous Greek hero Achilles, was constructed between 1889 and 1892 for the Austrian Empress Elisabeth (Sisi). After her death, the palace was bought by the German Kaiser Wilhelm II. They were both fascinated with the ancient world.

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Taken on September 7, 2011