Residenzschloss Bruchsal - Corps de Logis, Gartenseite (Bruchsal Palace - Garden side)

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Bruchsal Palace is the only religious Baroque residence on the Upper Rhine. The palace was built beginning in 1720 by Prince Bishop Damian Hugo of Schönborn, who made it the center of his absolutistic reign. After the plans had been modified several times, the central staircase was built by Balthasar Neumann, who had taken over and filled the role of Chief Engineer since 1731. It is generally regarded as one of the most successful design solutions for a baroque staircase. In 1802 the residential palace came into the possession of the state of Baden. After 1832 the complex increasingly decayed. Destructed in 1945, the palace is considered to be one of the greatest reconstruction efforts of the post-war decades today.

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Comments (2)

Ferlancor Pano Yes on March 21, 2012

Hi my friend Willi This is a great capture and wonderful composition: nice frame and perspective; gorgeus color and light; excellent sharpness; wonderful palace and scenery. Splendid artistic beauty in this picture Favorite 1 and like 1

My best wishes to Germany from Spain

Fernando

Omar Gobbi on March 22, 2012

Excellent photo, great capture, <LIKE+FAV>, best regards from Argentina. "Omar"

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 21, 2012
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    by Rikimer
    • Camera: SAMSUNG WB600 / VLUU WB600 / SAMSUNG WB610
    • Taken on 2012/03/21 16:16:46
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 13.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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