The historical garden of Naumburg Cathedral is part of the network Gartenträume (Gardendreams) which comprises 40+ significant parks and gardens of Saxony-Anhalt. Among others it shows those plants which served the Naumburg Master around 1250 as model for the artful sculptures in the west choir of the cathedral.
On our bike tour from Weimar to Wielandgut in Oßmannstedt, we pass the Renaissance palace Kromsdorf. Curious, we turn into the garden of the palace. Around 60 stone busts look at us. What might be the meaning of these busts? Continue reading →
Next to the Belvedere Gardens, there is another garden worth a visit. The botanical garden of the University of Vienna offers a broad variety of plants combined with informative descriptions. On the photo above one can see that the garden is divided by a wall from the Belvedere Gardens.
This monument to Rudolf Steiner was errected in 1981. It is located in the Swiss Garden (Schweizergarten) of Vienna. Even though it is a modern monument, the piece is nestled by a pretty nice compilation of stones and plants. Rudolf Steiner is considered the founder of anthroposophy.
After visiting an exhibition about tourism in the rooms of Trauttmansdorff Castle I had a nice walk through the gardens. It was a great experience to see such a wonderful landscape of plants in a region not far away from the Alps.