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...
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.
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...
Karlsaue
The Karlsaue Park is a public and inner-city park of 1.50 km (0.58 sq mi) in Kassel (Northern Hesse, Germany). It was redesigned as a landscape garden in 1785 and consists of a mixture ...
Babelsberg Palace
Babelsberg Palace (German: Schloss Babelsberg) lies in the eponymous park and quarter of Potsdam, the capital of the German state of Brandenburg. For over 50 years it was the summer residence of P...
Prinz-Carl-Palais
The Prinz Carl Palais in Munich is a mansion built in the style of early Neoclassicism in 1804-1806. It was also known as the Palais Salabert and the Palais Royal, after its former owners.The Prinz-Ca...
Schloss Rastatt
Schloss Rastatt is a baroque schloss in Rastatt, Germany. The palace and the Garden were built between 1700 and 1707 by the Italian architect Domenico Egidio Rossi as ordered by Margrave Louis William...
Ordenspalais
The Ordenspalais ("Palace of the Order [of Saint John]") was a building on the northern corner of Wilhelmplatz with Wilhelmstraße in Berlin (now in Berlin-Mitte). Erection of the building at Wilhelmpl...
Schlosshotel Kronberg
Schlosshotel Kronberg in Kronberg im Taunus, Hesse, near Frankfurt am Main, was built between 1889 and 1893 for the dowager German Empress Victoria and originally named Schloss Friedrichshof in hono...
Nymphenburg Palace
The Nymphenburg Palace (German: Schloss Nymphenburg), i. e., "Castle of the Nymph (or Nymphs)", is a Baroque palace in Munich, Bavaria, southern Germany. The palace is the main summer reside...
Potsdam-Babelsberg
Babelsberg is the largest district of the Brandenburg capital Potsdam in Germany. The affluent neighbourhood named after a small hill on the Havel river is famous for Babelsberg Palace and Park, part ...
Mespelbrunn Castle
Mespelbrunn Castle is a medieval moated castle on the territory of the town of Mespelbrunn, between Frankfurt and Würzburg, built in a remote tributary valley of the Elsava valley, within the Spessart...
Schloss Nordkirchen
Schloss Nordkirchen is a palace situated in the town of Nordkirchen in the Coesfeld administrative district in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. The schloss was largely built between 1703 ...
Schloss Favorite (Rastatt)
Schloss Favorite is a castle on the outskirts of Rastatt-Förch in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Built by Johann Michael Ludwig Rohrer between 1710 and 1730, it was a pleasure and hunting palace (Frenc...
Schloss Johannisburg
Schloss Johannisburg is a schloss in the town of Aschaffenburg, in Franconia in the state of Bavaria, Germany. It was erected between 1605 and 1614 by the architect Georg Ridinger for Johann Schweikh...
Gochsheim Castle
Gochsheim Castle (German: Graf-Eberstein-Schloss, or the Castle of Count Eberstein) is an old royal residence in the Kraichtal area of Baden-Württemberg, in the north-eastern part of Karlsruhe, Ge...
Marmorpalais
The Marmorpalais (marble palace) was a royal residence in Potsdam, eastern Germany, built on the grounds of the extensive Neuer Garten on the shores of Lake Heiliger See. The palace was commissioned b...
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...