During a walk on the grounds of Linderhof Palace (Schloss Linderhof) I came across this Moorish kiosk. It was originally built as Prussian contribution to the World Exhibition 1867 in Paris and turned later into one of several attractions located around the palace owned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria.
Linderhof Palace (Schloss Linderhof) is the smallest of the three palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. It is not only remarkable for its style and interior but also for the fanciful castle grounds where one can find an artificial grotto, a big tree inside a hut and a Moorish kiosk.
Palais Schwarzenberg is a Baroque palace located near Belvedere Palace (Schloss Belvedere). The building was finished by the architects Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach and Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach in 1728.
Designed by architect Michael Philipp Boumann, Bellevue Palace (Schloss Bellevue) was erected in 1786 as a summer residence for Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia. It has been the official residence of the Federal President of Germany since 1994.
Palais Trautson was built in 1710/1712 and is supposed as one of the most impressing Baroque buildings in Vienna. In earlier times it served as home for the Hungarian guards of the Emperor. Today it houses the Austrian Ministry of Justice.
Herrenchiemsee Palace (Schloss Herrenchiemsee) is located on an island on the largest lake of Bavaria with the name Chiemsee. The palace is also known as the New Palace (Neues Schloss) or Herrenworth Palace (Schloss Herrenwörth).
Main gate in front of the Upper Belvedere Palace (Oberes Belvedere). The lions are showing the crest of Prince Eugene of Savoy. He was the first owner of the palace. Today the Upper Belvedere houses a great collection of paintings.
View of the rear of Benrath Palace (Schloss Benrath), a palace which was built in the years 1755 to 1773. I was impressed by the fact that the palace has one floor more on the inner yard side than one the garden side. That is a result of the lower rooms for the servants on the inner side.
View of Schönbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn) taken from the Gloriette. Inside there are two different self guide-tours for getting in touch with the state apartments of the Imperial family. So you will see the office where Emperor Franz Joseph I. used to work. You will also discover how simple the bed of the emperor was.
The New Residence (Neue Residenz) of the Bamberg Prince-Bishops has over 40 staterooms featuring stucco-work ceilings. The furniture and the tapestries origins from the 17th and 18th centuries.The rose garden of the residence offers a fine view of Michelsberg Abbey.