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The Schloss Esterházy is a palace in Eisenstadt, Austria (the capital of the Burgenland state). It was constructed in the late 13th century, and came under ownership of the Hungarian Esterházy family in 1622. Later the estate was converted into a baroque castle which remained the principal residence and center of administration of the family for over 300 years. The palace is currently under the ownership of Esterházy Foundation.
These ppl has special relation with death. They are not scared from death, but it seems kinda interested how it is going and seing it's beautiful side. I have numerous photos of art objects from Austria and from Bavaria (Germany) connected to death issue, they all look like rest and sleeping, I have to say quite attractive. I like this point of view :-)
Haydn Church is a very weird construction, looking like a formless pile of pancakes, tight from inside and over-decorated with sculptures outside.
Little, but quite special town of Eisenstadt. Special because of Haydn lived and created there. Also Eisenstadt is the state capital of Burgenland. In the Habsburg monarchy, Eisenstadt (Kismarton at that time) was the seat of the Eszterházy Hungarian noble family. Actually composer Joseph Haydn lived there as Hofkapellmeister under Esterházy patronage.
Joseph Haydn was buried in this church. It's something unusual in proportions of the building. It "sits" freely lounging, looks non-spiritual, but down to earth and seems more human being then God 's providence..