Schloss Celle at night

Schloss Celle at night, Germany

On the way back to my hotel I passed the palace of Celle (Schloss Celle) again. Sometimes a walk around a castle at night is even more exciting than in the dayligt. Especially if you are alone in the streets. What about your experiences?

Beautiful fanlight in Celle

Beautiful fanlight in Celle, Germany

Nice decorated fanlight seen at a half-timbered house in Celle. I am not sure about the style. It seems to be not much older than 100 year? What do you think?

Oldest dated House in Celle

Oldest house of Celle, Germany

This building is supposed to be the oldest dated house (1522) in Celle. The mannequin indicates that some parts of the building are used for a fashion shop now.

At the Stechbahn of Celle, Germany

At the Stechbahn of Celle, Germany

At the ‘Stechbahn’ of Celle. The former jousting field of the city was placed here. Though the sculpture is a kind of advertisement for a local bank I love the idea to portray the former use of this place by lances.

Colourful portal in Celle, Germany

Colourful portal in Celle, Germany

Interesting detail seen at a gate in Celle. The colours of the decorations are the same like those one in the emblem of Celle: A blue lion in a golden field surrounded by red hearts.

Inscriptions at the houses of Celle

Inscriptions at the houses of Celle, Germany

Walking through Celle is like reading a book. Sometimes the lines are benedictions, sometimes they describe the purpose of the building. I wonder if there is a guide book listing all these inscriptions?