On the grounds of Schloss Eggenberg

On the grounds of Schloss Eggenberg in Graz, Austria

My first stop of my museums trip along the locations of the Universalmuseum Joanneum: On the grounds of Schloss Eggenberg (Eggenberg Palace).

Belvedere Gardens in Vienna

View from Upper Belvedere down to 1st district

The view from Oberes Belvedere (Upper Belvedere) down to the centre of Vienna. The garden was designed by French architect Dominique Girard who was a pupil of landscape architect André Le Nôtre. More…

Sunflowers at Heldenplatz in Vienna

Sunflowers in front of Archduke Charles

In the year 2005 there were sunflowers and vegetables planted at a central place in Vienna named Heldenplatz. It was in remembrance of 1945 when people used every free place for planting food. More…

Belvedere Gardens in Vienna

Sculpture at Belvedere Gardens in Vienna, Austria

On a cold winter day I went from railway station Südbahnhof through Belvedere Gardens down to the central part of Vienna.  Only a snow covered fabulous creature watched my steps on the way to the Lower Belvedere which is situated in the background. More…

Maximilianpark in Hamm

Glass elephant at Maximilianpark in Hamm, Germany

The Maximilianpark is a leisure park on the grounds of a former colliery in Hamm. The landmark of the park is this glass elephant created by architect Horst Rellecke. On top of it one have a fine view over the park and the surrounding Westphalian countryside. More…

Neuhaus Palace in Paderborn

Garden side of Neuhaus Palace in Paderborn, Germany

In Paderborn I visited a palace in the style of Weser Renaissance named Schloss Neuhaus. In 1994 a garden festival took place on the grounds of the palace (Schlosspark) so I had a nice walk along beautiful plantings which were still there. More…