Germany - Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl

"Set in an idyllic garden landscape, Augustusburg Castle (the sumptuous residence of the prince-archbishops of Cologne) and the Falkenlust hunting lodge (a small rural folly) are among the earliest examples of Rococo architecture in 18th-century Germany." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1A - Augustusbrug Castle
Augustusburg Castle and fountain garden. Matching stamp. Thanks to YLai who bought this set in Germany.


Postcard 1B - Augustusburg Castle
Augustusburg Castle is a U-shaped with three storeys and two levels of attics and built by the Archbishop-Elector of Cologne of Wittelsbach family. Architects were Johann Conrad Schlaun and François de Cuvilliés. The gardens were designed by Dominique Girard. Thanks to Michaela of Germany.




Postcard 2 - Falkenlust Hunting Lodge
The Falkenlust was completed in 1740, following the style of Amalienburg hunting lodge of Nymphenburg Palace by François de Cuvilliés. It is connected to Augustusburg Castle by the Schloss Park. Thanks to Michaela of Germany

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