Experience in foreign country (Erfahrungen im fremden land)
Wrisbergholzen is a small village (dorf) in Germany.
Westfeld consists of two villages, Westfeld and Wrisbergholzen. Wrisbergholzen, the smaller village, has various sights to offer.
- Wrisbergholzen Castle which was built 1740 to 1745 is famous for its Faience Hall dating from 1752. Its walls are covered with about 800 faiences with words in Italian, Latin, and French.
- The former Faience Manufactory which was founded in 1736 as a “Porcellain Fabrique” can be visited opposite the castle.
- Saint Martin’s Church is a Protestant church dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours, a French saint. The church tower was built in the 12th century. Inside the church, there are various baroque paintings and an interesting wooden vault ceiling. The wooden pulpit dates from 1612 and the stone baptismal font date from the end of the 16th century. The retable was painted in 1734.
- The Parsonage opposite the church is a large half-timbered house which was built in 1603. The eastern part was added in 1728.
- There are several well-preserved and interesting half-timbered houses in the High Street and in the Market Place which were built in the 18th century. In some facades, colourful wood carvings can be seen
Saint Martin’s Church is a Protestant church was named after the French Saint.
Wrisbergholzen castle they have a wall covered with 800 faiences or ties, with Latin, French, Italian words.
Faiences (Porcellain Fabrique) still exist but only for sightseeing.
Faience or faïence (/faɪˈɑːns/ or /feɪ–/; French: [fajɑ̃s]) is the conventional name in English for fine tin-glazed pottery on a delicate pale buff earthenware body, originally associated by French speakers with wares exported from Faenza in northern Italy. The invention of a white pottery glaze suitable for painted decoration, by the addition of an oxide of tin to the slip of a lead glaze, was a major advance in the history of pottery. The invention seems to have been made in Iran or the Middle East before the ninth century. A kiln capable of producing temperatures exceeding 1,000 °C (1,830 °F) was required to achieve this result, the result of millennia of refined pottery-making traditions. The term is now used for a wide variety of pottery from several parts of the world, including many types of European painted wares, often produced as cheaper versions of porcelain styles.
I like to know about religion too not only about food or tourist spot.
That’s the place I’ve visited before even I don’t really understand what they said because they speak german.
For me, it’s a challenge to know more about their culture. Experience is considered to be one of the life’s greatest teachers. The best feeling when you get out of your comfort zone. Try to explore things that you never tried before.
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