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Hohes Schloss (High Castle)
18-Nov-2012 Tom

Hohes Schloss (High Castle)

Fuessen, Germany

"Hohes Schloss" (High Castle), the former summer residence of the prince bishops of Augsburg.
Below the Castle is the Baroque complex of the former Benedictine monastery of St. Mang, whose history goes back to the 9th century.
Füssen has Saint Mang (Magnus of Füssen) as its patron saint. His original burial place was in the small chapel he built. His bones were transferred to the crypt of the church built in 850.(Source: Wikipedia)


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Norman Richard21-Jan-2013 21:54
that building really has style. V
Frank Brault20-Jan-2013 18:53
I love this composition and the architecture is beautiful. Gorgeous colors and light. V
Kim20-Jan-2013 18:38
Very nice cityscape! V
Zoltán Balogh20-Jan-2013 15:48
Cleverly composed, just marvellous! V
Sam_C20-Jan-2013 09:27
Wonderful sharpness, clors, and clarity! V++
Jola Dziubinska19-Jan-2013 16:00
Stunning! Straight from the middle ages! V.
Alexander Kazakov22-Dec-2012 15:17
Good Red! V
XiaoBernard9918-Dec-2012 16:17
Do you think that on the tower it is painting?
Superb.
V
Dennis Hoyne12-Dec-2012 03:46
Wonderful capture of this beautiful, historic architecture. I so enjoy the included background information.
LynnH11-Dec-2012 12:18
Great clarity and details here. Clock tower is wonderful and the black cupola is so interesting! You've made roof tops looks magical! V
ac11-Dec-2012 11:39
Beautiful angle. I have taken the other side, with much less light.
Time to begin to be hungry Tom :-)
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