Châteaux forts et enceintes du roi Édouard Ier dans l’ancienne principauté de Gwynedd

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Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd The castles of Beaumaris and Harlech (largely the work of the greatest military engineer of the time, James of St George) and the fortified complexes of Caernarfon and Conwy are located in the former principality of Gwynedd, in north Wales. These extremely well-preserved monuments are examples … Lire la suite­­

Châteaux d’Augustusburg et de Falkenlust à Brühl

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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. La description est disponible sous licence CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0 Châteaux d’Augustusburg et … Lire la suite­­

Château de Litomyšl

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Litomyšl Castle Litomyšl Castle was originally a Renaissance arcade-castle of the type first developed in Italy and then adopted and greatly developed in central Europe in the 16th century. Its design and decoration are particularly fine, including the later High-Baroque features added in the 18th century. It preserves intact the range of ancillary buildings associated … Lire la suite­­

Chantier naval d’Antigua et sites archéologiques associés

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Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites The site consists of a group of Georgian-style naval buildings and structures, set within a walled enclosure. The natural environment of this side of the island of Antigua, with its deep, narrow bays surrounded by highlands, offered shelter from hurricanes and was ideal for repairing ships. The construction … Lire la suite­­