Middle wing of the Royal Palace in Wrocław, originally a palace of the Prussian monarchy, the palace now houses the city museum. Initially a Baroque palace of Heinrich Gottfried von Spätgen, it was built in 1717 in a Viennese style. In 1750, after Prussia took control over Silesia in the First Silesian War, the palace was purchased by the Prussian king Frederick the Great and was converted into his residence.
In May 1945 the palace was heavily damaged during the siege of the city at the end of the Second World War. The remaining wings were adapted to host the Archeological Museum (until 1999) and the Ethnographic Museum (until 2004). In 2008 a renovation was finished and a new museum was established, presenting 1,000 year history of Wrocław.
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jjcordier (78366) 2014-01-22 23:57
Un cadrage vertical original et une lumière superbe pour cette bonne photo de ce Palais Royal.
besnard (54593) 2014-01-23 0:06
Bon choix du format vertical pour mettre en valeur ce palais à l'architecture intéressante et colorée.
Amitiés et bonne journée.
carlo62 (37205) 2014-01-23 0:41
bellissimo palazzo e gran bel giardino.
Le persone ci indicano le dimensioni in modo inequivocabile.
Ottima luce e bei colori.
npecanhuk (69130) 2014-01-23 0:52
Hi! Very beautiful and surroundings! Very attractive picture, with special regards to the colors, vertical format, chosen pov and composition! Cheers, Neyvan
Subhogen (4067) 2014-01-23 0:55
Nice view of this beautiful palace on a clear bright day. Excellent clarity and image quality. I like this symmetrical balanced framing. Well done and thanks for sharing.
timecapturer (49288) 2014-01-23 3:12
a stunning palace this. Obviously the renovation was performed exquisitely and the result is a restoration of former grandeur and a real delight. Your capture is perfect too, with amazing detail, lights and colours. Stunning!
Nicou (127766) 2014-01-23 5:49
quels jardins et vue sueprbe quel compo et iamge avec la bel édiffice en fond sueprbe cpatage et vue quel rendu sur la façade sueprbe captage.
Bravo et amitié
holmertz (43685) 2014-01-23 7:52
This is a beautiful building and a very neat garden. You have taken a fine photo with lovely, well saturated colours. The few persons standing at the entrance also contribute to the pleasant atmosphere.
saxo042 (37602) 2014-01-23 8:03
A very attractive building with this kind of superior architecture. You have cropped the picture in an interesting way, leaving just a pert of the close building. The jet track in the sky creates a good balance in the view. A very beautiful garden too.
Romano46 (18472) 2014-01-23 8:51
come da tua abitudine i colori splendenti e la nitidezza mettono in risalto un soggetto interessante.
Perfetta la composizione che ai colori caldi del cielo contrappone l'azzurro intenso del cielo in una bella combinazione non solo di colori, ma anche di forme.
Ciao e buona serata
cornejo (34626) 2014-01-23 12:20
Ryszard Witaj very good shot to take this great photo of this beautiful castle, with good sharpness, light and colors, very good and interesting job very well done, congratulations my friend, thank you for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Best regards from southern Spain.
jhm (142794) 2014-01-24 3:29
A lot nice buildings are heavy damaged during WAR II in Poland.
Happy this is perfect renovated building again open for public.
Also the garden in foreground, is very pleasant to look at.
A wonderful composition and excellent captured.
Lovely presentation, with fantastic colours.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
aleXundar (1256) 2014-01-24 9:36
Wonderful view of the palace and the gardens. What a clarity all over! Outstanding! Very good colors and a nice presentation in compact vertical frame.
Thanks for sharing this excellent shot.
Silvio1953 (128325) 2014-01-24 9:51
Ciao Ryszard, great perspective on fantastic palace, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
fabbs99 (16813) 2014-01-24 21:38
Fascinating composition of the Royal Palace in Wrocław .Great POV and good composition.Excellent composition,good presentation too. Very well done, TFS.
- Copyright: Ryszard Michalik (rychem) (26774)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-08-06
- Categories: Castles, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D70
- Exposure: f/16, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-22 22:54