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Famous figures: from Augustus the Strong to the 'green prince'

Many of Germany's palaces and gardens were established as private residences and retreats. The way in which they were designed reflects the legacies and family heritage of some of the most famous figures in German history.

Muskau Park, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, owes its existence to a trip to England made by the 'green prince' Hermann von Pückler-Muskau. The origins of Neuschwanstein Castle go back to Ludwig II of Bavaria's obsession with Richard Wagner. That Neuschwanstein was never completed is blamed on Ludwig's removal from the throne and early death. Many such stories surround the castles and palaces of Germany.

See Dresden through the eyes of Augustus the Strong or follow the trail of Old Fritz at Sanssouci Palace and Park. Discover the men behind the architecture.

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