Bayerische Verwaltung der staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen (Bavarian Administration of State-Owned Palaces, Gardens and Lakes), also called Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung (Bavarian Palace Department), traces its historical origins to the 18th century.
Bavarian Palace Department manages:
Neuschwanstein (The construction of Neuschwanstein Castle for the Bavarian King Ludwig II Wittelsbach began in 1869. The building was built in honor of the German composer Ryszard Wagner as an idealized medieval knight's castle. The architecture and interior design are marked by the romantic eclecticism of the 19th century, and the building itself is one of the most important works of historicism. After the king's death in 1886, the castle was opened to the public. Usable area of about 6,000 square meters.)
3) fortifications, villas, theaters, opera houses, memorial sites and 21 lakes.
© Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung
Neuschwanstein view from the Marienbrücke
Photo Martha Feustel
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|Beijing Museum of Natural History||71.||445||China||Beijing||Natural history||More|
Beijing Museum of Natural History founded in 1951.
With 24,000 square meters, the exhibition's total area is 8,000 square meters. The collection includes paleontological specimens, invertebrates, birds and mammals, in total over 200,000 specimens.
The collection of paintings stored at Belvedere was made publicly available in 1781. Currently, art collections are presented in Lower Belvedere, Upper Belvedere and Belvedere 21. They cover works of art from the Middle Ages to the present day. The attention of visitors is attracted by the world's largest collection of Gustav Klimt's paintings.
Belvedere Palace © Lukas Schaller / Belvedere, Vienna
|Berardo Collection Museum||178.||103||Portugal||Lisbon||Art||More|
The Berardo Collection Museum established in 2007, collects modern and contemporary art. Among the more than 1,000 works of art exhibited at the permanent and temporary exhibitions, you can see the works of Pablo Picasso. Salvador Dalí, Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Francis Bacon, Alexander Calder and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva.
|Berlin Wall Memorial||173.||141||Germany||Berlin||Memorial||More|
The Berlin Wall Memorial created in 1998 commemorates the division of Berlin by Walls and the victims of the Berlin Wall. It stretches along 1.4 kilometers of the former border strip between Berlin (the capital of the DDR) and West Berlin. Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The Wall Memorial includes: the outdoor memorial site with the last piece of the Berlin Wall, Documentation center, Chapel of Reconciliation, memorial window and Visitor Service Center,
The Center for Fine Arts, opened in 1928, has been using the name BOZAR since 2002.
It includes exhibition and conference rooms, a cinema and a concert hall. In total, it covers an area of 33,000 square meters.
BOZAR organizes up to 10 exhibitions per year.
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The British Museum was founded in 1753. The British Museum has over 8 million exhibits. The collection consists primarily of monuments of ancient history. The collections are presented in nine sections:
Ancient Egypt and Sudan,
Ancient Greece and Rome,
Africa, Oceania and both Americas,
Great Britain, prehistory and Europe,
Drawing and graphics,
Coins and medals,
Conservation and scientific research.
The most important monuments of the British Museum include:
carvings from the ancient city of Nineveh,
Letters from Amarna,
royal tombs from Ur,
marbles from the Athenian Parthenon,
one of six caryatids from Erechtheion,
reliefs from Nineveh,
sketches of Michelangelo, Rafael, Leonardo da Vinci.
|Buckingham Palace||89.||131||United Kingdom||London||Historic house||More|
The Buckingham Palace was originally built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, later extended many times. Since 1837, it has been the official London residence of the British monarch.
Length 108 meters, width 120 meters, height 24 meters. Area of 77,000 square meters. Number of rooms 775.
The palace interiors have a 50-meter long Picture Gallery with paintings by Rembrandt, van Dyck, Rubens and Vermeer. In the corner of the palace there is the Queen's Gallery with old masters' paintings, valuable furniture, decorative art, and representative examples of photographs. Historical royal carriages are located next to the gallery in the Royal Mews.
The palace is surrounded by a 17 hectare garden and park.