The geometrically-appealing gardens of the Schwetzingen Palace dates back to the second half ot the 18th century. Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
The original castle dates back to the mid-14th century. The current castle was remodeled under the reign of Prince Elector Johann Wilhelm in 1697. On the left, behind the Schwetzingen Palace's ornate gardens stands the Mosque (built between 1779 and 1795). Schwetzingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Happy Face on the Gardens of the Herrenchiemsee Palace. Herreninsel (island), Chiemsee (lake), Bavaria, Germany.
The Niederwalddenkmal is a monument to commemorate the Unification of Germany (1871) following the Franco-Prussian War. Rüdesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany.
The Niederwalddenkmal is a 38-meter-high monument crowned with a statue of Germania. Rüdesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany.
The medieval town of Füssen (elevation: 808m) is situated at the Bavarian Alps' foothills where the Lech River reaches the plain. This town is the gateway to one of the world's most famous castles: Neuschwanstein. Bavaria, Germany.
Wertheim am Main is a medieval town at the confluence (elevation: 135m) of the River Main and Tabor. This triangularly-shaped town was well protected in medieval times with a river on two sides and the castle on the third side. Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Container Carriers on the heavily traveled Rhine near Rheinstein Castle. Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Bagger 258 (weight: 3850t, lenght: 171m, height: 50m, bucket-wheel diameter: 15m), Bucket-Wheel Excavator, Open-Cast Mining, Garzweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Bagger 285 (weight: 13500t, lenght: 210m, height: 92m, bucket-wheel diameter: 21.6m, nominal delivery rate: 200000m³ / day), Bucket-Wheel Excavator, Open-Cast Mining, Garzweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.