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Wachau Valley, Austria: Interior views of the Durnstein Monastery, built bewteen 1720-1733 in the baroque style. The skeleton of St. Clemens lies in the reliquary, and "The Madonna of Durnstein" a Gothic sculpture from the 15th century dominates the altar. Side sculptures are St. Anne and St. Elisabeth.
Durnstein retains its historic character and air of romance, one of the most popular stops on the Danube on a cruise between Melk and Durnstein.
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