The abandoned Spitzer Castle in Beočin – Serbia

We are in the town of Beočin, on the slopes of Fruška Gora mountain, where rests a peculiar building, in ruins and long forgotten. Locally known as Spitzer Castle, the mansion was built in the late 19th century by Eduard Ede Spitzer, co-owner of the Beočin cement factory. The building is one of the rare examples of the eclectic architecture in Serbia’s northern province of Vojvodina. Spitzer hired the famous architect Imre Steindl, best known for his work on the Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest, to design and engineer the…

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In Japan, coronavirus pandemic inspired haunted house drive-through experience

A haunted house tour operator in Japan has announced the world’s first horror drive-through experienced as a responsible way of providing horror enthusiasts with summer scares also during the Covid-19 pandemic. While restaurants and shops remain the most affected business by the coronavirus, amusement parks and events aren’t fairing much better either. Regarding haunted house attractions, It’s hard scaring someone without getting up close, but some companies are starting to adapt to the situation and trying out new things. As a result, haunted house design company Kowagarasetai has created what…

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#TodayInHistory – June 25

June 25 – Some important events on this day. 1183 👉🏼 Peace of Konstanz signed between Hohenstaufen Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and Italian Lombard League 1630 👉🏼 Fork introduced to American dining by Governor Winthrop 1638 👉🏼 Lunar eclipse is 1st astronomical event recorded in the American Colonies 1678 👉🏼 The Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is awarded a doctorate in philosophy, the first woman to receive a university or research doctorate 1876 👉🏼 Battle of the Little Bighorn: US 7th Cavalry with Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer blown away by…

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