Wachau facts for kids
|Wachau Cultural Landscape *|
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The Wachau is an Austrian valley. It has pretty landscape formed by the Danube river. It is one of the biggest tourist places of Lower Austria. It is midway between the towns of Melk and Krems. It is 40 kilometres (25 mi) in length. People lived here in prehistoric times. A well-known place and tourist attraction is Dürnstein. This is where King Richard the Lion-Heart of England was held captive by Duke Leopold V.
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