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31-Oct-2013

New pilgrim house on St. James' Way

The new Pilgerhäusl in Zittau-Hirschfelde was officially opened last weekend. This 300-year-old house, located on the Zittau section of St. James' Pilgrimage Way, was restored as part of an EU-funded project. As well as serving as a meeting place and a shelter, it will be a place of tradition and hospitality that will welcome pilgrims on their travels. Another notable feature is the eco-friendly restoration of the building, which is heated using geothermal energy and is therefore highly energy efficient.

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