Rothschild Castle in Waidhofen/Ybbs, Austria

Rothschild Castle in Waidhofen/Ybbs, Austria

After staying a night at the former Zell Manor I came across this castle on my morning walk. It is generally known as Rothschild Castle (Rothschildschloss) since it was rebuilt in the style of neo-Gothic by Albert Salomon Anselm von Rothschild.

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Zell Manor in Waidhofen/Ybbs, Austria

Schloss an der Eisenstrasse in Waidhofen/Ybbs, Austria

The former Zell Manor (Schloss Zell) serves as hotel with the name “Das Schloss an der Eisenstrasse” now. I spend a night at this building in the style of early Baroque and was especially impressed by staying that near to Rothschild Castle (Rothschildschloss) and the old part of Waidhofen/Ybbs.

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Karmel Mayerling in Alland, Austria

Schloss Mayerling in Alland, Austria

Until 1889 Karmel Mayerling served as hunting lodge and was known as Schloss Mayerling. The heir to the Austrian throne Rudolf and his mistress died here in 1889. After their dead the building turned into a monastery (Karmel Mayerling). On that place where the couple had been found the church depicted above has been erected.

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