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Limburg Abbey
9-Jul-2015 T.A.LeRoy

Limburg Abbey

Bad Duerkheim, Germany

In the 9th century, the Salian Dukes from Worms built a fortress on the Linthberg as their family seat.
In the early 11th century, the fortress was converted into a monastery with a basilica. It existed until the mid 16th century.

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Alexander Kazakov12-Sep-2015 15:57
Great! V
MarcViskens09-Sep-2015 20:02
Very pretty shot
Zoltán Balogh08-Sep-2015 11:10
I love the way you composed it, superb! V
Graeme08-Sep-2015 09:22
This is a gorgeous abbey ruin, Tom.V
blizzard05-Aug-2015 13:33
excellent camera skill shown sharp clean detail simply excellent
Philip Game25-Jul-2015 08:25
Most evocative, imagine stumbling across such ruins on a walk through the countryside.
Pat23-Jul-2015 18:14
Excellent picture, well composed. V
Jan Morris20-Jul-2015 17:06
Outstanding image, Tom! Big vote...
Carol Rollins18-Jul-2015 13:32
A really beautiful image composed perfectly.
Irene Wehrli18-Jul-2015 09:40
Silent witnesses - marvelous presentation of this imposing ruin, Ton!
woody3418-Jul-2015 03:22
Impressive is the work, great light and composition,..V
hamery18-Jul-2015 01:57
The framing in this photo is excellent and wonderful light, Tom. BV
Dennis Hoyne18-Jul-2015 01:49
I would love to see this historic building 800 years ago. These preserved remains are so beautiful!
Gill Kopy18-Jul-2015 01:24
A great shot of this castle - so inviting to explore further !! V
Hank Vander Velde18-Jul-2015 00:40
A beautifully composed vivid image Tom.
Frank Brault17-Jul-2015 22:36
A very interesting ruin and a beautiful image. Superbly composed. V
bill friedlander17-Jul-2015 21:06
Very nicely framed by the trees. Lots of character in the old bricks. V
Johnny JAG17-Jul-2015 20:26
Impressive indeed
Buz Kiefer17-Jul-2015 20:08
Very nicely composed shot. Good detail and color. Vote.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)17-Jul-2015 17:41
very beautiful work and compo.v
Ted Aanensen17-Jul-2015 16:53
another postcard through Germany, fabulous. Gee that 900 year old ruin stands straighter then me, amazing !
Ceya17-Jul-2015 16:51
Even this ruin is still very impressive - how wonderful the castle must have been centuries ago! Great shot, Tom! Love the light and perspective. V
Pepe Lugash17-Jul-2015 16:50
An absolutely magnificent ruin. Such gorgeous light you captured. BBV
joseantonio17-Jul-2015 16:47
So much history here. Love your composition nicely framed.V
Walter Otto Koenig17-Jul-2015 16:01
Very nice detail shot Tom. A very clever and well executed composition. "V"
globalgadabout17-Jul-2015 15:33
superior image gives a sense of the place in it's glory...fine work Tom..V
Martin Lamoon17-Jul-2015 15:00
An excellent photograph, it does look magnificent overlooking the forests.
The Heritage man17-Jul-2015 14:31
They seem to be in a good state. A very lovely setting and capture.
Jim Coffman17-Jul-2015 13:42
A very nice capture of this well kept ruins,Tom!
Dave Petersen Photography17-Jul-2015 13:03
I really like how you framed the ruins of this castle with the trees Tom. The soft and scattered light and the clarity are wonderful. Voted
barbarajoy17-Jul-2015 11:38
Sunlight on the old weathered stone and a perfect framing of dark green. A delightful composition. V
Yvonne17-Jul-2015 11:09
What a magnificent old ruin, and wonderfully framed image Tom. v
Raymond17-Jul-2015 11:07
Wow, what an impressive shot ... beautifully composed
Blandine Mangin17-Jul-2015 11:02
beautiful view ! v
Gerard Koehl17-Jul-2015 09:39
Ces ruines sont très belles. V
Kim17-Jul-2015 09:13
Very well composed and taken ! V
David Lewins17-Jul-2015 08:42
Wonderful framing Thomas and capture.
Wim Ensie17-Jul-2015 08:39
A nice place to let you dream away in ancient times. Beautiful shot Tom.
Neil Marcus17-Jul-2015 08:22
A well composed image.
danad17-Jul-2015 07:34
A ruin standing "proudly" on the hills revealing its ancient power. V.
marie-jose wolff17-Jul-2015 07:32
tthis part of the castle is still well preserved and looks great! V
Ton T.17-Jul-2015 07:31
Great framing and light Tom! V+
Bill Miller17-Jul-2015 07:17
Nicely framed, Tom. I do like to explore such ruins with a fascinating history.
Helen Betts17-Jul-2015 07:16
Such a well framed capture of this very striking ruin, shot from the perfect POV. V.
Chris Morton17-Jul-2015 07:00
still with some dignity and evidently fine position
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