Drachenburg Castle is not a real historic building at all, but was erected from 1882 until 1884 on a hill near Drachenfels (Dragon's Rock) above Königswinter in historistic, especially neoromanesque style by Baron Stephan von Sarter.
The view on the castle, mostly from left bank of Rhine river - is much more rewarding than the building itself, while the gardens really are worth visiting. They belong to the European Garden Heritage Network.
As far as the golden stags are concerned: you will find two other images at TE.
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Dasius (231) 2014-03-27 11:49
Its a very nice shot. Good composition and shadow/highlight balance. Two things that i think need correcting though. The perspective distortion and color saturation.
carlo62 (49127) 2014-03-27 15:40
molto bello questo castello, ben rifinito con tante statue.
Una bella condivisione, molto interessante.
robmal (2239) 2015-01-07 10:14
you showed us amazing castle from good POV with excellent dark sky.Well done.
- Copyright: Sven Erich Czernik (Energysavingelk) (1987)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-03-23
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon 5 D Mark II, 24-105mm F/4L IS USM
- Exposure: f/18.0, 1/640 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-27 10:24