Ehrenburg palace (Schloss Ehrenburg) was the residential palace of the dukes of Saxe-Coburg until 1918. It was built in the 16th century from a Franciscan monastery. The present façade in the English Gothic Revival style is a work by Karl Friedrich Schinkel at the beginning of the 19th century. [German]
Jagdschloss Falkenlust is a hunting lodge in Brühl. Together with Augustusburg Palace (Schloss Augustusburg) and the park grounds, Falkenlust hunting lodge forms an ensemble. In 1984 this ensemble has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. [German]
Augustusburg Palace (Schloss Augustusburg) was built in Brühl in the 18th century. Jagdschloss Falkenlust and Schloss Augustusburg form an ensemble and, together with the castle grounds, have been listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage since 1984. [German]
A longshot of the Marienbrücke taken from a balcony of Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein). From there one has an excellent view over the whole castle. The bridge can be reached by bus starting near the ticket office in Hohenschwangau.
View of Friedenstein Castle (Schloss Friedenstein) taken from the staircase of the Ducal Museum of Gotha. The early Baroque palace was built in the mid-17th century by Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha. It is notable for hosting the Ekhof-Theater, which is still operating the original Baroque machinery for changing the scenery. [German]
Palais Ferstl is a palace in the first district of Vienna. It was built in 1859 and was never the residence of a noble family. Today it houses a lot of exclusive shops and a famous café named Café Central.
The Palais Fürstenberg located on the Grünangergasse was finished by Antonio Beduzzi from Bologna in 1720. I was especially impressed by these sculptures decorating the main entrance of the palace: Two classy dogs.
At Deutschkreutz Castle (Schloss Deutschkreutz), I had a guided tour by its owner Anton Lehmden. He is a member of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism. You find 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.