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Castle Hohenzollern - Burg Hohenzollern

Castle Hohenzollern - Burg Hohenzollern - sven scharr, aerial view, birdseye view, air view, castle hohenzollern, germany, burg hohenzollern, castle
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*Burg Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of the princely family, and former ruling German Imperial House of Hohenzollern. It is located between the towns of Hechingen and Bisingen, in whose district it belongs rooms.
# The first medieval castle in the county Zoller was first mentioned in 1267 and probably goes to the 11th Century. It was on 15 Captured in May 1423 after nearly a year of siege by the league of the Swabian Imperial Cities and completely destroyed.
# According to a new building from 1454 was the castle in the Thirty Years War, although developed for the strong fortress, captured in 1634 by the Wurtembergers and temporarily occupied. After the war it was mainly in Habsburg possession before it was occupied during the Austrian War of Succession in the winter 1744/45 by French troops. After the withdrawal of the last Austrian occupation of 1798, the castle fell into disrepair and was at the beginning of the 19th Century a ruin. As the only substantial part of the St. Michael's chapel had been salvaged.
# The idea of a reconstruction of the castle came to the then Crown Prince, later King Frederick William IV, possibly in 1819, when he was on a trip to Italy also wanted to know the roots of its origin and ascended the mountain.
The castle in its present form is a building of the renowned Berlin architect Friedrich August Stiller, who was appointed in 1842 as pupil and successor of Karl Friedrich Schinkel, the architect of the king. It is considered a typical representative of the Gothic revival in the German language. The impressive driveway installations designed, the engineer officer Moritz Karl Ernst von Prittwitz, who was regarded then as the leading Prussian fortress builder.

**This image is licensed under Creative Commons 3 - Germany. It is lawful for you to give the image by name further. Artist: Sven Scharr
Eremit Uploaded by Eremit on . Castle Hohenzollern - Burg Hohenzollern - Desktop Nexus Architecture Download free wallpapers and background images: Castle Hohenzollern - Burg Hohenzollern. Desktop Nexus Architecture background ID 213854. *Burg Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of the princely family, and former ruling German Imperial House of Hohenzollern. It is located between the towns of Hechingen and Bisingen, in whose district it belongs rooms.
# The first medieval castle in the county Zoller was first mentioned in 1267 and probably goes to the 11th Century. It was on 15 Captured in May 1423 after nearly a year of siege by the league of the Swabian Imperial Cities and completely destroyed.
# According to a new building from 1454 was the castle in the Thirty Years War, although developed for the strong fortress, captured in 1634 by the Wurtembergers and temporarily occupied. After the war it was mainly in Habsburg possession before it was occupied during the Austrian War of Succession in the winter 1744/45 by French troops. After the withdrawal of the last Austrian occupation of 1798, the castle fell into disrepair and was at the beginning of the 19th Century a ruin. As the only substantial part of the St. Michael's chapel had been salvaged.
# The idea of a reconstruction of the castle came to the then Crown Prince, later King Frederick William IV, possibly in 1819, when he was on a trip to Italy also wanted to know the roots of its origin and ascended the mountain.
The castle in its present form is a building of the renowned Berlin architect Friedrich August Stiller, who was appointed in 1842 as pupil and successor of Karl Friedrich Schinkel, the architect of the king. It is considered a typical representative of the Gothic revival in the German language. The impressive driveway installations designed, the engineer officer Moritz Karl Ernst von Prittwitz, who was regarded then as the leading Prussian fortress builder.

**This image is licensed under Creative Commons 3 - Germany. It is lawful for you to give the image by name further. Artist: Sven Scharr
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Wallpaper Comments (5)

mavarfan
Posted by mavarfan on 02/21/11 at 05:42 AM
thanks +1
VonVon121
Posted by VonVon121 on 11/10/09 at 09:50 PM
Wow...Can you imagine having to clean that house (LOL) It is beautiful..:)Yvonne Fav+1
onuphrius
Posted by onuphrius on 11/10/09 at 08:25 AM
Cool view
Fides_et_Ratio
Posted by Fides_et_Ratio on 11/10/09 at 04:26 AM
Impressive :)
Eremit
Posted by Eremit on 11/10/09 at 03:15 AM
Please note:
his image is licensed under Creative Commons 3 - Germany. It is lawful for you to give the image by name further. Artist: Sven Scharr
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Uploaded By: Eremit
Date Uploaded: November 10, 2009
Filename: ollern_Sven-Scharr2.JPG
Original Resolution: 3888x2592
File Size: 3MB
Category: Ancient

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