|Peleş Castle, Romania
Peles Castle is a castle in Sinaia, Romania, built between 1873 and 1914. It is considered one of the most beautiful in Romania and Europe. Peles Castle in Sinaia, the summer residence of the kings of Romania, was built at the wish of King Carol I of Romania (1866 - 1914), by Johannes Schultz and architect Karel Liman, and was decorated by famous decorators JD Heymann Hamburg, August Bembi in Mainz and Berhard Ludwig in Vienna. Peles Castle may be considered the most important historic edifice in Roma...
|Castle Howard, England
Castle Howard is a great baroque residence located in Yorkshire, England, 40 km from York. This is one of the largest castles in the country. It was built between 1699 and 1712 for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle by John Vanbrugh. Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, treasurer general of the kingdom approach firstly William Talman, but then commissioned John Vanbrugh, a fellow of his political club, to build his country residence. This is the first realization of Vanbrugh, a gentleman dilettante in architecture and, to co...
|Hohenzollern Castle, Germany
Hohenzollern Castle is the ancestral seat of the princely family and formerly reigning German Imperial House of Hohenzollern. It is located in Baden-Württemberg, between the towns of Hechingen and Bisingen. The hilltop castle is located on the 855-meter high, isolated and prominent mountain peak of the Hohenzollern. The origin of the castle dates back to the Middle Ages, being built in the 11th century, then completely destroyed in 1423 and reconstructed in 1461. ...