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Pattensen, Marienburg Castle – entrance to the inner courtyard

Welf-dynastins monument: Gotik på 1800-talet

Kung Georg V, den siste monarken i kungariket Hannover, förverkligade på 1800-talet en gotisk dröm. Slottet Marienburg var en födelsedagspresent till hans fru, men de bodde bara där i ett år.

When King George V of Hannover gave his Queen a 'castle' as a present in 1857, it was actually just a blank canvas – a hill to the south of Hannover offering panoramic views. In the same year, the royal couple began to build a summer residence, today's Marienburg Castle. read more »