The Nassauer Haus is a medieval residential tower in the centre of Nuremberg.The name is misleading. The tower has nothing to do with the aristocratic dynasty House of Nassau.After a previous owner, the building is also known under the name Schlüsselfeldersches Stiftungshaus. [German]
This sundial is located on an outer wall of St Mary’s Church in Maria Saal. The church is also known under the name Propstei- und Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Himmelfahrt or Maria Saaler Dom. Worth seeing are also several Roman tombstones, which are installed in the outer wall of the church. [German]
This pic shows a sundial in Kufstein, a city in the Austrian state of Tyrol. In the upper part, one can read a saying: ‘I only show the sunny hours, the gloomy and dark ones I conceal’. I am especially impressed by the fact, that this sundial, located in the Austrian mountains, is showing a big sailing ship in the background. [German]
This sundial is located on the court side of the Long Hallway (Lange Gang). The Long Hallway is the connection between the Georgenbau and the former stable building. From here, the spectators watched the tournaments in the stable courtyard (Stallhof). On the street side of the Long Hallway you can find the Procession of Princes. [German]
This sundial is one of two pieces attached to a corner of Albrechtsburg.The Albrechtsburg is deemed one of the first palace buildings in Germany.Even from a distance, you can see the towering white walls of the late Gothic castle when approaching Meissen. [German]
Sundial seen on Reichenau Island. It shows not only the motto ‘Pray and Work’ (ora et labora) but also Saint Pirmin, the founder of Reichenau Abbey. The two snakes refers to the fact that he is considered to be a patron against snake bites.
While I walked through Merano in Italy, I came across this sundial. I was impressed how many elements and codes are compiled in this depiction. For example one can see the motto of Friedrich III. (AEIOU) as well as a skull with an hour glass on top of it.
This fresco with a sundial is located on a wall of the old university at the Max-Reinhard-Platz. It was created by Georg Jung (1899-1957). The depictions refer to the four faculties of that university which was founded by Prince Archbishop Paris von Lodron in 1622. [German]
This sundial is located in the courtyard of the High Castle (Hohes Schloss) in Füssen. Around the windows, one can see a small piece of the Trompe-l’œil for which the castle is known. It is assumed that these paintings were made around 1499 by the painter Fidelis Eichele.