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...
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...
Achstetten Castle
Achstetten Castle is a classicist mansion in the southern German municipality of Achstetten in Upper Swabia.
Achstetten Castle is located at an elevation of about 503 m in the southern part of the...
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,...
Karlsruhe Palace
Karlsruhe Palace (German: Karlsruher Schloss) was erected in 1715 by Margrave Charles III William of Baden-Durlach, after a dispute with the citizens of his previous capital, Durlach. The city of...
Plessenburg
Plessenburg is a village in the borough of Ilsenburg in the Harz National Park, in the district of Harz in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.
In the years 1775-76 Count Henry Ernest of Stolberg-We...
Schloss Wilhelmshöhe
Schloss Wilhelmshöhe is a palace located in the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe in Kassel, Germany.
Beginning in the 12th century the site was used as a monastery. Under Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse 1504-15...
Heinrichsberg Castle
Heinrichsberg Castle (German: Burg Heinrichsberg) is a ruin north of Mägdesprung in the borough of Harzgerode in central Germany. It is not far from the B 185 federal road in the district of Harz ...
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...
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...
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...
Palais Leuchtenberg
The Palais Leuchtenberg, (known between 1853 and 1933 as the Luitpold Palais or Prinz Luitpold Palais) built in the early 19th century for Eugène de Beauharnais, first Duke of Leuchtenberg, is the lar...
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...
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...
Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) is an 18th-century neoclassical triumphal arch in Berlin, and one of the best-known landmarks of Germany. It is built on the site of a former city ...
Schloss Ringberg
Schloss Ringberg (Ringberg Castle) is located in the Bavarian Alps, 50 km south of Munich, on a foothill overlooking the Tegernsee. Not open to the general public, it is a property of the Max Pl...
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...
Königsburg
Königsburg is a ruined medieval castle southeast of Königshütte, a village in the borough of Oberharz am Brocken, in Harz district in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.
The ruins are located above...