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Cochem Castle
25-SEP-2017

Cochem Castle

Reichsburg Cochem – a striking image with its many turrets and Hexenturm (Witches Tower), this fortified hilltop ‘Imperial Castle’, the largest on the Mosel, dates to around 1000 AD. Built, it’s believed, for the Count Palatine, ownership of Reichsburg eventually passed to the Electorate of Trier, and for a time in the 17th century, was occupied by the troops of King Louis XIV of France, who subsequently destroyed much of the castle and the surrounding town. Reconstructed in neo-Gothic style in the 19th century, Reichsburg became the summer home of the Ravené family of Berlin. Owned and administered by the city of Cochem since the 1970s, the fully furnished castle is open to the public for guided tours and special events.

Canon EOS 70D
13s f/5.0 at 40.0mm iso200 full exif

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Marco Valk24-Jan-2018 09:44
Simply superb!!
Jean D01-Dec-2017 02:21
Terrific night scene, superbly captured. ~V
Bobby M08-Nov-2017 20:56
Magnificent place beautifully lit up.V
Milan Vogrin07-Nov-2017 20:12
Very nice!V!
Pierre18-Oct-2017 12:56
Une scène de nuit absolument magnifique de ce formidable château! V
MarcViskens17-Oct-2017 20:15
very impressive
well done José
lovediary12-Oct-2017 18:51
Love this angle and the sunset time color. V
Tom LeRoy12-Oct-2017 07:38
It looks so beautiful all lit up high above the town! V
Julie Oldfield12-Oct-2017 00:42
Magnificent light. V
Ceya11-Oct-2017 16:18
A fairy tale capture. Stunning beauty! V
Richard Glenn11-Oct-2017 16:03
Excellent contrast and light. Beautiful!! V
Clarence King11-Oct-2017 15:11
Great night capture. v
danad11-Oct-2017 14:26
A superb night shot. V.
Frank Tran11-Oct-2017 13:29
Beautiful light and colors. V+
Nick Paoni11-Oct-2017 13:06
So majestic looking in this light.
Helen Betts11-Oct-2017 12:59
Looks like a fairy tale castle! V.
Jim Coffman11-Oct-2017 12:43
That looks amazing with all the light falling on it! Well captured!
Kuriacose Joseph11-Oct-2017 12:42
Wonderfully lit!
lucanton11-Oct-2017 12:18
une magnifique photo de ce château illuminé! V
barbarajoy11-Oct-2017 11:42
Beautiful night glow against the blue evening sky.
peterjay4511-Oct-2017 11:34
Spectacular image!
Yvonne11-Oct-2017 11:10
Amazing golden light! v
marie-jose wolff11-Oct-2017 10:04
very fine night shot! V
Graeme11-Oct-2017 10:03
Looks excellent at night! V
Neil Marcus11-Oct-2017 08:11
A striking view. "V"
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal11-Oct-2017 06:14
Fantastic capture, with beautiful light. V
Ursula Miller11-Oct-2017 06:05
A great capture of this impressive castle. I like the blue sky and the clouds ... V
Allan Jay11-Oct-2017 04:51
Striking view!
Paco López11-Oct-2017 03:54
Con ese cielo queda genial! V!
GaleriaFotoStefan11-Oct-2017 03:28
Spectacular view! Bravo, V
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