This elaborate building was erected to celebrate the 50th year in the reign of “The Emperor“. And this is only one building. In Klagenfurt, my home town, it was a theater, and in the same way it happened all through his empire. And to make it even more absurd, I suppose most of these buildings he didn’t even visit once.
Oh, by the way, this image has been taken with my old Panasonic LX5 while the Olympus OM-D E-M1 was sent in for repair.
The Song of the Day is “Jubilee Swing” by Ella Fitzgerald and her Orchestra. Hear it on YouTube.