The Staircase of Reconciliation


The late 15th century double spiral staircase at the Burg – regional government headquarters of Graz in southern Austria – so called because two people ascending in opposite directions will separate and rejoin several times before ultimately reuniting.

Yeah. Never gonna happen.

(Pics by Irène DB)


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5 thoughts on “The Staircase of Reconciliation

  1. Cian

    That is amazing. I can’t imagine how difficult that was to think of, then design and build.

  2. Gokkers

    weren’t these type supposed to favor the defender by going anticlockwise down for right handed defenders swinging weapons, this ones opposite on both.

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