50 THINGS TO DO IN MUNICH - Travels in Translation
Munich was one of the cities that most surprised me in Europe– in a good way. From the moment we arrived, entering the city by bus, I was taken aback by the city’s size. As we made our way from quiet residential neighborhoods to the Old Town, the architectural styles quickly started to change. It [...]
Marienburg Castle – from birthday present to tourism highlight. | Tourism in Germany – travel, breaks, holidays
When King George V of Hannover gave his Queen a 'castle' as a present in 1857, it was actually just a blank canvas – a hill to the south of Hannover offering panoramic views. In the same year, the royal couple began to build a summer residence, today's Marienburg Castle.
1235-1322 Holy Roman Empire
Equestrian portrait (Bamberg Rider), statue in the east choir, Bamberg Cathedral, Germany, ca. 1235-1240. Sandstone, 7′ 9″ high. NAUMBERG MASTER, Ekkehard and Uta, statues in the west …
This beautiful oriel window is found in Nuremberg and includes exquisite detailing in the supporting corbels and brackets. These windows let in large amounts of natural light and project from the wall's exteriors, but it does not extend to the ground. This form of bay window is commonly found in Victorian architecture.