People generally love to take photos of the front sides of palaces. I also love to take photos of the rear. I took this photo while walking through the lovely park next to Esterházy Palace (Schloss Esterházy) in Eisenstadt.
At Deutschkreutz Castle (Schloss Deutschkreutz) I had a guided tour by owner Anton Lehmden. Artist Anton Lehmden is member of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism and is presenting many of his works in the rooms of the castle.
On the way back to my hotel I passed the palace of Celle (Schloss Celle) again. Sometimes a walk around a castle at night is even more exciting than in the daylight. Especially if you are alone in the streets.
- Schloss Celle (Wikipedia)
My first view of Schloss Celle while on a guided tour through the German city Celle. Schloss Celle houses one of the oldest theatre buildings in Europe.
Tonight I visited an event at the Great Gallery of Schönbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn). It took place for that people who were able to accomplish a kind of treasure hunt with questions about the palace and its inhabitants.
View of Eggenberg Palace (Schloss Eggenberg) taken from the nearby rose mound. Schloss Eggenberg is part of the UNESCO World Culture Heritage Sites since 2010.
On my walk from the railway station to the town center I came across a park at the back of Grassalkovich Palace (Grasalkovičov palác) which is the residence of the Slovakian president.
On a sunny day in fall I visited Festetics Palace (Festetics Kastély) near Lake Balaton in Hungary. After a walk through the Baroque Palace and a visit at the famous Helikon Library I spent some time at a collection of coaches and carriages housed in the former stable block.
Marchegg Palace (Schloss Marchegg) is a palace near the March river in the east of Austria. Besides its Baroque style it is also worth a visit because of a large stork population in the nearby WWF nature reserve Marchegg. Continue reading
The Renaissance castle in the style of an Italian palazzi was built in 16th century. It houses a museum for local history and a female ghost. Porcia Castle (Schloss Porcia) is notorious for the White Lady Katharina of Salamanca, who is said to be cursed to haunt the rooms.