Architecture of Germany
The architecture of Germany has a long, rich and diverse history. Every major European style from Roman to Post Modern is demonstrated, including renowned examples of Carolingian, Romanesque, Gothic...
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Unfinished Business 03 Herrenchiemsee Palace
This time in our series on unfinished architectural projects we visit a palace that was not completed due to the untimely and controversial death of mad King Ludwig of Bavaria.
Palaces in Germany - German Emperors, Kings and Palaces - The feudal time of the nobility
Germany is dotted with impressive buildings left behind by the great rulers and royal dynasties who reigned supreme over its various territories. Discover th...
Castles in Germany - Schwangau Germany: Fairy Tale Castle
Bavaria's Mad King Ludwig built the castle of his dreams, Neuschwanstein, a mere fifteen minute walk from Hohenschwangau, his boyhood castle home. Shortly ...
Palaces in Germany - Zwinger Palace - Great Attractions (Germany)
Take a tour of Zwinger Palace in Germany -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats. This grand baroque palace was Augustus the Strong's ...
Palaces in Germany - Palaces of Germany - Sans Souci in Potsdam
Palace of Sans Soucci in Potsdam, near Berlin, Germany.
Nazi architecture - Nazi architecture video
1. Berghof 2. Atlantic Wall 3. Ehrentempel 4. Weingut I (Underground Factory Project) 5. Haus der deutschen Kunst 6. Prora - Colossus of Prora 7. Flakturme (...
Nazi architecture - Germania Nazi Architecture Berlin
The planned Nazi capital of Germania shown in 3D form.
Sanssouci - Video
With 500 ha of parks and 150 buildings constructed between 1730 and 1916, Potsdam's complex of palaces and parks forms an artistic whole, whose eclectic natu...
Biedermeier
The Biedermeier style refers to aspects of everyday life, comfort and family. Learn about Biedermeier with tips from an art historian in this free fine art v...
Castles in Germany
List of fortifications and historical residences in Germany which go under the name of Burg, Festung, Palais, Palast or Schloss in German.The lists include not just castles but what in English might b...
Castles in Germany - Wikipedia
Elmstein Castle
Elmstein Castle (German: Burg Elmstein) is a castle ruin built in the High Middle Ages overlooking Elmstein in the Palatinate Forest in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It was built in th...
Elmstein Castle - Wikipedia
Heimburg in Niederheimbach
The Heimburg (also known as Burg Hohneck or Burg Hoheneck) is a castle in the village of Niederheimbach in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Heimburg in Niederheimbach - Wikipedia
Wilhelmsburg Castle
The Wilhelmsburg Castle in the city of Schmalkalden was a secondary residence of the Landgraves of Hesse. It is one of the most important Renaissance buildings in central Germany, which has experienc...
Wilhelmsburg Castle - Wikipedia
Wewelsburg
For the village of Wewelsburg see Village of WewelsburgWewelsburg ([ˈveːvəlsˌbʊɐ̯k]) is a Renaissance castle located in the village of Wewelsburg, which is a district of the town of Büren, Westphalia,...
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Schloss Benrath
Schloss Benrath (Benrath Palace) is a Baroque maison de plaisance (fr. for pleasure palace) in Benrath, which is now a borough of Düsseldorf. It was erected for the Elector Palatine Charl Theodor and ...
Schloss Benrath - Wikipedia
St. Peter's Church, Hamburg
St. Peter's Church (German: Hauptkirche St. Petri, German coll.: Petrikirche) in Hamburg stands on the site of many former cathedrals. Built by order of Pope Leo X, it has been a Protestant cathedral ...
St. Peter's Church, Hamburg - Wikipedia
Schloss Drachenburg
Schloss Drachenburg is a private villa in palace style constructed in the late 19th century. It was completed in only two years (1882–84) on the Drachenfels hill in Königswinter, a German town on the ...
Schloss Drachenburg - Wikipedia
West Wall Medal
The West Wall Medal (German: Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) was a military decoration of Nazi Germany. It was instituted on 2 August 1939 and was given to those who designed and built the fort...
West Wall Medal - Wikipedia
Eisenberg Castle
Eisenberg Castle is a medieval hilltop castle ruin north of Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany built in the 14th century.
Eisenburg Castle was built in 1313, when the nobles of Hohenegg, deriving from the...
Eisenberg Castle - Wikipedia
Altstadt Town Hall
The Altstadt Town Hall (German: Altstädtisches Rathaus) was the town hall of Altstadt, first an independent town and later a quarter of Königsberg, Germany.
The town hall was located along the...
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Schloss Albrechtsberg (Dresden)
Albrechtsberg Palace or Albrechtsberg Castle (German: Schloss Albrechtsberg) is a Neoclassical stately home above the Elbe river in the Loschwitz district of Dresden. It was erected in 1854 accor...
Schloss Albrechtsberg (Dresden) - Wikipedia
Georghausen castle
Georghausen Castle (German: Schloss Georghausen) is a moated castle in the district of Georghausen of the municipality of Lindlar, Oberbergischer Kreis in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany).
The...
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Bellevue Palace (Germany)
Bellevue Palace (Schloss Bellevue), located in Berlin's Tiergarten district, has been the official residence of the President of Germany since 1994. It is situated on the banks of the Spree river, nea...
Bellevue Palace (Germany) - Wikipedia
Charlottenhof Palace
Charlottenhof Palace or Charlottenhof Manor (German: Schloss Charlottenhof) is located southwest of Sanssouci Palace in Sanssouci Park at Potsdam, Germany. It is most famous as the summer residen...
Charlottenhof Palace - Wikipedia
German Bestelmeyer
German Bestelmeyer (8 June 1874 – 30 June 1942) was a German architect, university lecturer, and proponent of Nazi architecture. Most of his work was in South Germany.
Bestelmeyer was born i...
German Bestelmeyer - Wikipedia
Castle Frankenstein
Frankenstein Castle (German: Burg Frankenstein) is a hilltop castle in the Odenwald overlooking the city of Darmstadt in Germany. It is alleged that this castle may have been an inspiration for Mary S...
Castle Frankenstein - Wikipedia