De Gelderse Toren I [PvL]

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The castle Gelderse Toren is a large round tower located in Spankeren ( municipality of Rheden ) in the Dutch province of Gelderland . It is located in the floodplains of the river IJssel . The castle is first mentioned in 1179 . The Gelderse Toren is since 2001 a protected monument complex . The first court dates from before 1179. The foundations of the current tower dates from the thirteenth century. In 1535 the tower was largely demolished and a new one was built . The tower had become so dilapidated that it was decided, in 1868, to partially tear down the old tower. It was rebuilt in neo-Gothic style. The architect was Jan Brink Evers.

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Giorgos Dimitriadis on May 19, 2014

Excellent capture,YsL 4/21.Best wishes,George

ZEUS74 on May 19, 2014

this is a wonderful photography, congratulations


kind regards

Godo Nikolov on May 20, 2014

Nice picture. LIKE.

Martin Beitz on May 21, 2014

Nice view. Like. Greetings, Martin.

Veniamin Manuylov on May 21, 2014

Amazing capture, wonderful photo. Like. Greetings, Veniamin.

Cornleo on May 22, 2014

Beautiful place , LIKE , greetings Agathe

Remzi AYDIN on May 23, 2014

Very nice photo! Like.

Janne Eriksson on June 1, 2014

Very beautiful composition. Fairytale feeling! YSL
greetings Janne

Carlos A. Serafim on June 2, 2014

Fantastic Composition! Nice shot, colours and details!!! Congratulations; Carlos-Brazil...

John J Slovinec, Sr on June 2, 2014

A marvelous picture!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Like * Greetings, John

lakatrofe on June 2, 2014


Günter Wingen on June 19, 2014

An excellent view chosen. L Greeting Günter.

Gabriel Avramovici on July 3, 2014

Charming garden!

Ahmet Bekir on July 4, 2014

Excellent image Peter, ...YS+liked, best wishes, Ahmet

Peter Modes on July 11, 2014

Hello Peter, LIKE 35 for this wonderful photo and thank you very much for friendly words. The best wishes from Peter.

Patricia Pato on July 12, 2014

Very pretty place!

Super LIKE!!-Greetings,Patricia

Ivan Bachmann on July 12, 2014

Paisagem verde eu gosto muito.

Filippo Bilotti on July 13, 2014


Esta fotografia merece el LIKE38,Me gusta como se ve la torre entre los arboles....

Un gran saludo desde Caracas, Venezuela.

Zygmunt Borowski on August 21, 2015

Very nice photo of old building, like

My friend, I cordially greet - Zygmunt

Buts Yuri on August 22, 2015

very nice shot! LIKE! Greetings from Ukraine! Yuri.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 9, 2014
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Peter van Lom
    • Camera: Canon EOS 6D
    • Taken on 2014/04/14 11:26:08
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 88.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.590
    • ISO Speed: ISO100