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Frederick VI, Landgrave of Hessen-Homburg in uniform by François Joseph Juste Sieurac

10 Most Fascinating Castles and Palaces

Löwenburg Castle ruins as one of the most significant buildings of its genre, in addition to being one of the first major neo-Gothic buildings in Germany.

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Nov. 14 Elizabeth of Hungary, renewer of society, died 1231 Born in Hungary, Elizabeth was betrothed to the son of the Landgrave of Thuringia, and at age four was taken to be raised with him at the Wartburg Castle. Ten years later they were married. She was very generous to the poor, and after her husband's death she lived in cruel hardship until her own death at age twenty-four.

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Death Mask of Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel, 1785 (wax & hair)

Augsburg Prunkuhr. c. 1690 Remarkable clock decorated with Silver filigree made for Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Kassel - compare detail with that on Pfaff Clock in the Green Room, Dresden - Museum Hessen Kassel

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Original Forest Friends WALL ART for NURSERY, baby's room to match bedding frameable set of 4 8x10 inch prints wall decor Project Nursery

Forest Friends Nursery Bedding art prints for Kids baby room (set of 4). $20.00, via Etsy.

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