Wartburg Castle blends superbly into its forest surroundings and is in many ways 'the ideal castle'. Although it has retained ... More
Wartburg Castle blends superbly into its forest surroundings and is in many ways 'the ideal castle'. Although it has retained some original sections from the feudal period, the form it acquired during the 19th-century reconstitution gives a good idea of what this fortress might have been at the height of its military and seigneurial power. It was during his exile at Wartburg Castle that Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German.
Rosenborg Slot (Castle) was built by Christian IV (1606 34) in Renaissance style. The castle has an almost fairytale like
location in Kongens Have. Rosenborg was originally a country mansion outside the walls of the city. The castle with ...
Set in an idyllic garden landscape, Augustusburg Castle (the sumptuous residence of the prince archbishops of Cologne) and the Falkenlust
hunting lodge (a small rural folly) are among the earliest examples of Rococo architecture in 18th century Germany.
Set on the wooded slopes of the dramatic Cave Hill is the 19th century edifice of Belfast Castle. The castle
was built in 1870 and was previously home to the Earl of Shaftesbury. Within the castle are two rather ...