Euro Trivia Quiz # 18 - Places & Cities

Dec 29th, 2014, 10:35 AM
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Euro Trivia Quiz # 18 - Places & Cities

Back by overwhelming popular demand! Thanks for the interest!

1- The East Side Gallery is found in what city?

2- The Englischer Gardens is found in what city?

3- Fielsole lies high above this famous city and gives a bird's eye view of it laid out down below.

4- The Deutsches Eck Monument to German Unity is in what city and at the confluence of what two rivers?

5- Cimiez lies high above this famous port city and gives an eagle's eye view of it laid out below as well as having some Roman ruins and an acclaimed art museum.

6- The Great Orme hovers high above this fading British seaside resort?

7- Runnymede is just a few miles from this famous English city (or maybe town?)

8- Joan of Arc was burnt to death in this city?

9- A Bridge Too Far is near what famous Dutch town?

10 - This still popular English seaside resort features trams running along its several mile seafront esplanade.

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Dec 29th, 2014, 10:58 AM
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7-Egham - but you mean Windsor
10- Blackpool

Yes I am still bored.
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Dec 29th, 2014, 11:54 AM
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5 is Nice - the only one I could get that hetismij2 didn't already get.
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Dec 29th, 2014, 12:14 PM
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1 - Berlin
3 - Florence
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Dec 29th, 2014, 12:39 PM
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All correct of course - hetismij gets today's prize!

4- also the confluence of the 'Father Rhine' and 'Mother Mosel" rivers. In the waning days of WW2 a bored, like hetismij, US GI thought he'd have some fun target practice and blew Kaiser Wilhelm off this steed and perch on the monumnet's plinth - today replaced by something I can't recall but to honor German Unity - the GI was sitting on the opposite side of the Mosel, site of today's Camping Municipal - this story told to me by the camp manager years ago when I was camping there many times.
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Dec 30th, 2014, 10:46 AM
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I love the East Side Gallery in Berlin - the longest most intact stretch of old Berlin Wall around - lovingly painted by artists, many with poignant themes!

Threats to demolish the gallery in favor of upscale buildings in this prime Spree-side location, the gallery seems to have survivied that threat and hopefully will forever.
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