Rosenstein Castle

Rosenstein Castle in Stuttgart was  built from 1821-1829 for King Wilhelm I. of Württemberg  by his court architect Giovanni Salucci in classicist style. The Castle is located in the immediate vicinity of the Zoological-Botanical Garden of Wilhelma on the eastern edge of an English landscape garden, the Rosensteinpark in the district of Bad Cannstatt. It…

Ellingen Castle

A castle has existed at the site at least since 1219. From then and for more than 400 years, it belonged to the Teutonic Order. As such, it was the residence of the territorial commander of the Bailiwick of Franconia, the wealthiest of the 13 provinces of the Teutonic Order. A number of both medieval…

Residence Castle Ludwigsburg

The Residence Castle in Ludwigsburg was built between 1704 and 1733 during the reign  of Duke Eberhard Ludwig of Württemberg in the baroque style. It is one of the largest baroque Castles in Germany which was not damged during the First and Second World War’s. In the beginning of the 18th Century the reconstruction of…

Wittumspalace Weimar

The Wittumspalace in Weimar is a Citypalace which was build from 17671769 for Barom Johann Jakob of Fritsch, Minister and Privy Councilor in Weimar. After the Citxpalace burned down the  Dowager Duchess Anna Amalia of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach lived there from May 1774. She bouvght it in 1775. After she moved in Duchess Anna Amalia had the…

Gödöllö Castle

During my recent stay in Budapest this summer i ofcourse also made a trip to Gödöllo Castle which is located outside of Budapest. The Castle was built until 1645 gor the hungarian Count Antal Grassalkovich who was a conmfidant of Empress Maria Theresia, Queen of Hungary.  It weas buolt a a 3wing Castle with Innercourt.…