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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.

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fotabug29-Jan-2018 02:30
What a neat castle, and a fine image! V
victorswan21-Jan-2018 22:15
Beautiful presentation , just a fairy tale scene very well done Jose BV
Steve Macomber22-Dec-2017 05:06
Beautiful vine work. V
meekam tam19-Dec-2017 12:44
Beautiful wide-angle image, José! V
laine17-Dec-2017 18:23
Such a beautiful castle and photograph, Jose. V
1moremile28-Nov-2017 00:56
I have never seen a castle like this one. Very nice capture. V.
Range View 24-Nov-2017 20:35
A wonderful capture of this ancient castle, so attractive with the autumn coloured creeper. V
Dave Petersen Photography20-Nov-2017 16:04
An amazing structure and something out of a fairytale. You really captured a beautiful image in this superb light. V
Ika Zinka Eferl09-Nov-2017 15:20
Amazing! V
brucebenson06-Nov-2017 22:49
Wow, what a beautiful image. My wife was just in Barcelona on September 25 for a visit. Thanks for your comments on my grizzly bear images. Bruce Benson
Graeme06-Nov-2017 13:11
A great view of this castle in its autumnal setting, Jose.V
MarcViskens15-Oct-2017 21:20
very nice
Tom LeRoy12-Oct-2017 07:37
Beautiful presentation to show the castle in Autumn colors! V
Gill Kopy12-Oct-2017 01:25
What a marvelous castle - fabulous shot Jose V
Julie Oldfield12-Oct-2017 00:42
Nicely detailed. V
janescottcumming11-Oct-2017 22:10
So pretty with the fall colors.
Ken Chambers ARPS11-Oct-2017 18:31
Very pretty piece of architecture. You photographed it well, Jose
Helen Betts11-Oct-2017 18:26
And V.
Helen Betts11-Oct-2017 18:25
Such a unique looking structure, and beautiful with those fall colors.
GaleriaFotoStefan11-Oct-2017 17:34
Amazing building! Well captured as well, V
Jim Coffman11-Oct-2017 17:20
Nice capture of this amazing castle..
Walter Otto Koenig11-Oct-2017 17:14
Cool shot of the reconstructed part of the castle. nicely composed with the well in the foreground. "V"
Raymond11-Oct-2017 17:01
Whoa, now THAT'S a beauty, imagine if the walls could speak! Maybe they do! Great shot José
Tom Munson11-Oct-2017 16:59
Beautiful castle, Jose. Great shot.
danad11-Oct-2017 16:37
A kind of faery tale's castle. V.
Neil Marcus11-Oct-2017 16:29
An impressive place
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