Burg Eltz is a medieval castle nestled in the hills above the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany. It is still owned by a branch of the same family that lived there in the 12th century, 33 generations ago.
High up on a mountain sits the Wartburg, Eisenach - Germany. It is here where Martin Luther (1483-1546), after being taken into protective custody translated the New Testament in 10 weeks from the old Greek into German.
The Arts and Industries Building is the second oldest of the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall in D.C. Initially named the National Museum, it was built to provide the Smithsonian with its first proper facility for public display of its growing collections. The building was designed by architects Adolf Cluss and Paul Schulze, opened in 1881, hosting an inaugural ball for President James A. Garfield. Architectural style: Late Victorian. Renovation started in 2011 (still in progress)