The origins of the first castle on Mount Hohenzollern are uncertain, the current (and third known) castle was built in the mid-19th century by King Frederick William IV of Prussia. Hechingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Hohenzollern castle (elevation: 855m) with its imposing neo-Gothic architecture, built on an isolated summit overlooking the valley and the town of Hechingen (elevation: 528m) makes it one of the most visited castle in Germany. Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
The medieval castle of Werheim, high on a hilltop overlooking the River Main. Wertheim am Main, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Seehof Castle is a palace of baroque architecture, built in the late 17th century as a summer residence for the Prince-bishop of Bamberg. Memmelsdorf, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany.
The Baroque Palace is a historical building built in the mid-18th century on the island of Mainau on Lake Constance (German: Bodensee). Adjacent to the palace, is the Palm House; a greenhouse with palm trees imported from various countries of the world. Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Herreninsel is a 2.38km2 island on the Chiemsee, Bavaria's largest lake. This island was acquired by King Ludwig II in 1873 to build his Royal Palace. The construction started in 1878 and was still unfinished when King Ludwig II died in 1886. Herrenchiemsee Palace, Herreninsel (island), Chiemsee (lake), Bavaria, Germany.
The relatively modest (when compared to the Herrenchiemsee Palace) Linderhof Palace, had also been commissioned by King Ludwig II. Ettal, Bavaria, Germany.
Frauenwörth Abbey, Frauenchiemsee also called Fraueninsel (island), Chiemsee (lake), Bavaria, Germany.