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Amber Tag

The Amber Room is a world-famous chamber decorated in amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors, located in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg. Originally constructed in the 18th century in Prussia, the Amber Room disappeared during World War II and was recreated in 2003. Before the room was lost, it was considered an "Eighth Wonder...

    There's a strange connection with Amber and the Amber routes. An ancient postcard showed up with a signature of Müller. Heligoland, the holy land (heliges Land) which was once called Abalus and Balcia. Old songs recount that the god Balder laid at rest here.  The Greek historian Diodorus knew that Heligoland was to be found “in the ocean, a continentcrossing...