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Wilhelmshöhe (formerly Karlsberg) was begun by Landgraf Karl in 1696. It is a enormous expanse of baroque terrassing and cascades, occupying an entire hillside in the city of Kassel. The garden was modelled after the italian rennaissance gardens of Rome, and Karl employed italian architects (Giovanni Francesco Guerniero) and hydro-engineers to create spectacular waterfeatures similar to the Villas d'Este, Lante or Aldobrandini. The crown of the hill is the gigantic 'grotto' topped by the…

Wilhelmshöhe (formerly Karlsberg) was begun by Landgraf Karl in 1696. It is a enormous expanse of baroque terrassing and cascades, occupying an entire hillside in the city of Kassel. The garden was modelled after the italian rennaissance gardens of Rome, and Karl employed italian architects (Giovanni Francesco Guerniero) and hydro-engineers to create spectacular waterfeatures similar to the Villas d'Este, Lante or Aldobrandini. The crown of the hill is the gigantic 'grotto' topped by the…

Ashford Castle: Once owned by the Guinness family, Ashford Castle of County Mayo, Ireland, whose oldest parts date to 1228, was home base for director John Ford while he was filming The Quiet Man; ashford.ie.

7 Castles You Can Sleep In

Ashford Castle: Once owned by the Guinness family, Ashford Castle of County Mayo, Ireland, whose oldest parts date to 1228, was home base for director John Ford while he was filming The Quiet Man; ashford.ie.

Frederiksburg Palace, Denmark - You may want to take a closer look at each of these castles that took part in History. Visit http://glamshelf.com

59 Incredible Castles to Include on Your Bucket List

Frederiksburg Palace, Denmark - You may want to take a closer look at each of these castles that took part in History. Visit http://glamshelf.com

Bavaria, Germany the �Ch�teau des Dames� was built in 1513 by Katherine Bri�onnet, and successively embellished by Diane de Poitiers then Catherine de Medici. Chenonceau was protected from the hardship of the revolution by Madame Dupin. The iron, but very

Castle De Haar is located near Haarzuilens, in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The current buildings, all built upon the original castle, date from 1892 and are the work of Dutch architect P.J.H.

Castle De Haar is located near Haarzuilens, in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The current buildings, all built upon the original castle, date from 1892 and are the work of Dutch architect P.J.H.

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England was originally built by William the Conquerer in the 11th century. It is the longest-occupied royal palace in Europe. Buried there are notables such as...

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England was originally built by William the Conquerer in the 11th century. It is the longest-occupied royal palace in Europe. Buried there are notables such as...

Santuario De Las Lajas, Colombia - Find out why we love Colombia: http://southamericatourist.com/south-america-destinations/travel-colombia/

Tempus fugit: 50 of the most magical and beautiful castles of the world

Santuario De Las Lajas, Colombia - Find out why we love Colombia: http://southamericatourist.com/south-america-destinations/travel-colombia/