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Schloss Albrechtsberg (Dresden)

Schloss Albrechtsberg (Dresden)
Schloss Albrechtsberg (Dresden)

Albrechtsberg Castle (German: Schloss Albrechtsberg) is a Neoclassical castle above the Elbe river in the Loschwitz district of Dresden. It was erected in 1854 according to plans designed by the Prussian court and landscaping architect Adolf Lohse (1807–1867) at the behest of Prince Albert, younger brother of the Prussian king Frederick William IV.

Adolf Lohse designed the castle in a late Neoclassical style that was very characteristic for the mid 19th century. During the interior completion just the most high class materials were used, for example marble, the most kingly wood and the white sandstone from Saxony. Deciding for the composition was the style of the classicism. For this style, especially important is the Grecian and Roman antiquity; the Italian Renaissance and its traditionally application. The guide for the composition of the castle was the Ville d'Este close to Rome.

For the creation of the park, the Prussia garden architect Eduard Neide 1818-1883 was engaged. However, the court gardener Hermann Sigismund Neumann carried them out. Under the management of the court gardener, four landscapes were created. Those were crossed by curved alleys that are go over bridges an a viaduct. These alleys passe applied ponds, rocks and a waterfall.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albrechtsberg_Castle_in_Dresden ]

Address: Dresden
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