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|Hotel Sonnenhof, Koenigstein|
Build between 1888 and 1894 by Wilhelm Carl von Rothschild, this building nowadays accommodates the famous Hotel Sonnenhof in Koenigstein near Frankfurt. In 1949 the course for the german constitution, the basic law (Grundgesetz), was set in the rooms of this building. Famous politicians like Theodor Heuss and Ludwig Erhard met here.
|Nyköping Castle in Nyköping, Sweden, is a Mediaeval castle from the Birger Jarl era, partly in ruins. The castle is mostly known for the ghastly Nyköping Banquet which took place here in 1317.|
|Castle ruin at Falkenstein near the famous castle ruin Koenigstein.||09/25/2005||984|
|Two overlays above the ruins of the Gothic castle, which was built in 14th century and at the end of the century rebuilt into a hunting castle. It was next rebuilt in 18th century. During World War II - in 1945 - it was badly damaged.|
|The castle was built by Pier Maria Rosii between 1448 and 1460. It was constructed on the ruins of a building from the 14th century and must be one of the best preserved castles of the 1400s in Italy.||09/23/2005||418|
|Built over a basaltic cone, the castle dominates the surroundings. Built in XIIIe century, the fortress belonged to the families of Murol and Estaing. It remains one of the most beautiful medieval ruins of Auvergne. The Companions of Gabriel revive the castle by refitting it, by refurnishing it and by animating it with characters in costumes. |
|A Gothic castle which is known from the 10th century, but the castle hill was inhabited also in the Celtic and the Great Moravian era. In the middle of the 16th century, Bratislava became the official coronation town for Hungarian Kings and at the castle there was a residence of the king. Later, the castle was rebuild in a Renaissance style. The south-west tower - also known as the jewel's towe...||11/22/2006||541|
|Cachtice castle is the famous place because of "Vampire from Cachtice"- countess Elizabeth Bathory - which used for her bath the blood of young girls.|
|The city of Weinheim Germany has two castles. The first is castle Windeck on the left side. It was built in 1130 and today its a ruins. The castle was destroyed by french troops in 1674.|
On the right side you can see castle Wachenburg. It was built between 1907 and 1928 by the "Weinheimer Seniorenconvent". This is a student organisation to combine several fraternities. Every year at Asce...
|These are the ruins of the medieval chalusset castle. http://www.limousin.culture.gouv.fr/pageshtmlsitedrac/prospermerimee.htm#chalusset||02/26/2006||295|
|The imposing ruins of the castle of Tonquédec are drawn up in a beautiful decoration, on a headland dominating the valley of Bequeathing. The castle, high at the beginning of XIIIe century, was dismantled by order of Jean IV in 1395. Rebuilt at the beginning of XVe century, it is again dismantled by order of Richelieu in 1622. |
|Raglan Castle (Welsh: Castell Rhaglan) is a significant late medieval castle located just north of the village of at Raglan in the county of Monmouthshire in south east Wales. Its origins lie in the 12th century but the ruins visible today date from the 15th century and later. It is likely that the early castle followed the motte-and-bailey design of most castles of this period and location and...||04/05/2008||662|